• Inside Washington's about-face on sending tanks to Ukraine

    1 day ago - By Politico

    In the weeks after Volodymyr Zelenskyy's Christmastime visit to Washington, U.S., German and other European leaders became locked in an increasingly ugly tit-for-tat over whether to send tanks to Ukraine. As language got heated behind the scenes, neither the U.S. nor Germany would budge - even as the standoff exposed a rare breach between two of Kyiv's biggest backers. Ultimately, President Joe Biden decided it was more important to show a unified front and send the tanks - a move that could go down as one of the most consequential decisions in the multinational effort to arm Ukraine...
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