Ukraine and the Politics of Permanent War

Desultory Heroics

Permanent war requires permanent censorship.

War Inc. – by Mr. Fish

By Chris Hedges

Source: The Chris Hedges Report

No one, including the most bullish supporters of Ukraine, expect the nation’s war with Russia to end soon. The fighting has been reduced to artillery duels across hundreds of miles of front lines and creeping advances and retreats. Ukraine, like Afghanistan,will bleedfor a very long time. This is by design.

On August 24, the Biden administrationannouncedyet another massivemilitary aid packageto Ukraine worth nearly $3 billion. It will take months, and in some cases years, for this military equipment to reach Ukraine. In another sign that Washington assumes the conflict will be a long war of attrition it willgive a nameto the U.S. military assistance mission in Ukraine and make it a separate command overseen by a two- or three-star general. Since August 2021…

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