See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

How to Benchmark Victory in Ukraine

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2023
From The Center

When President George W. Bush gave his “mission accomplished” speech on board the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln only six weeks into the Iraq War in 2003, it quickly became a cautionary tale against declaring victory in an unpredictable war. Washington didn’t withdraw most of its forces until eight years later, and the pullout resembled defeat much more than victory.

Twenty years later in Ukraine, the risk is not declaring victory prematurely—but not defining victory at all.

For more than a year now, Ukraine’s Western supporters have provided it with the weapons,...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

More News about Ukraine War from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right