In the United States, more and more voices question aid to Ukraine

American ammunition destined for Ukraine is stored in a warehouse at the United States Air Force base in Dover, Delaware, in April 2022. Alex Brandon/AP

ANALYSIS – To the few Republicans who decried the magnitude of the sums paid to kyiv, are now added progressives.

Washington Correspondent

Aid to Ukraine is gradually becoming a subject of debate in the United States. The American political class had so far given almost unanimous support to the massive aid programs for the Ukrainian war effort decided by the Biden Administration. But this consensus is showing signs of erosion. It could be questioned whether the Republicans win a majority after the November 8 election.

The latest signs of this wavering, however, came this week from the Democratic camp. Thirty parliamentarians belonging to the left wing of the party published an open letter to Joe Biden on Monday, asking him to reconsider his strategy in “coupling the military and economic support that the United States has given Ukraine with vigorous diplomacy…To seek a realistic framework for a ceasefire“. Other elected Democrats criticized this thinly veiled call for direct talks with Moscow, and the signatories immediately…

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