A combination of major economic and geopolitical shifts in the balance of power away from US dominance has prevailed for the past seven decades and is key to understanding American-imposed sanctions.
President Trump opposed arms shipments to Ukraine during his campaign, but now maybe reconsidering in order to appear tough on Russia.
During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump was adamantly opposed to the idea of arming Ukraine, seeing it as contrary to a potential diplomatic rapprochement with Russia. As with a lot of candidate Trump’s positions, President Trump’s position seems to be shifting. The possibility of arming Ukraine is now the topic of intense debate within