JRL NEWSWATCH: “Ukraine Said to Use Powerful New Missiles for First Time” – New York Times

File Photo of ATACMS U.S. Army Long-Range Missile, adapted from U.S. Army image at army.mil

“Ukrainian forces attacked two key Russian air bases behind enemy lines on Tuesday, with Western officials saying that long-range missiles known as ATACMS were used in the strikes.” “Ukraine’s forces [reportedly] struck two air bases in Russian-held territory on Tuesday with American-supplied long-range missiles that were one of the last major weapons systems that Kyiv had sought from the United […]

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JRL NEWSWATCH: “The Russian Red Line Washington Won’t Cross – Yet” – The Atlantic

Map of Ukraine, Including Crimea, and Neighbors, Including Russia

“Ukraine wants long-range missiles to regain Crimea and end the war. Why won’t Washington supply them?” “… Despite repeated pleas, the United States has not given Kyiv land-based missiles capable of hitting Russia. … Sustained Ukrainian attacks inside Russia’s territory could violate Putin’s red lines in a way that previous strikes haven’t. So could repeatedly hitting Crimea, the peninsula that […]

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