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1) Robert Clark, “Putin will bankrupt Russia before he admits defeat in Ukraine; While Xi Jinping’s China has provided assistance, even a totally co-opted Moscow can only rely on Beijing’s largesse for so long,” The Telegraph, October 5, 2023 (2:38pm);
2) “Biden and Scholz need to answer one question: Why shouldn’t Ukraine be permitted to use weapons supplied by NATO countries to attack targets in Russia?” Trenchant Observations, October 5, 2023;
3) James Rothwell (Berlin), “Germany refusing to send Taurus missiles to Ukraine for fear of Crimea bridge attack; Olaf Scholz wary of escalating tensions between his country and Russia,” The Telegraph, October 5, 2023 (1:12pm);
4) Phillips Payson O’Brien, “The West Armed Ukraine for a Caricature of Modern War; An outdated view of warfare helps explain why the U.S. was slow to supply long-range missiles, The Atlantic, October 5, 2023 (11:57 AM ET);
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