The U.S. arming Ukraine would be a horrible mistake

The delusions of our foreign policy class are not worth saving

A Ukrainian serviceman walks past reconditioned armoured personnel carriers.
(Image credit: (REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko))

Earlier this month, the Obama administration suddenly signaled an openness to arming Ukraine as it confronts a practical civil war in its eastern half. By Monday, President Obama seemed to be walking that proposal back, returning to his senses.

This is good news. The case for arming Ukraine isn't just weak, it is macabre nonsense.

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