This post by Diane Ravitch is in and of itself worthy of a re-blog, but check out some of the accompanying commentary … very interesting! Thank you, Diane!!!
President Zelenskyy has repeatedly pleaded with every nation that would listen: Send us jets so we can protect our citizens. Thus far, President Biden has stood firm in opposition because he fears a wider war. Ukraine is not a member of NATO so NATO is not obliged to defend it.
But as awareness of the war crimes and atrocities committed by the Russian military increase, the necessity of helping Ukraine defend itself grows more compelling.
Ukraine wants MIGS. Poland wants to give them to Ukraine. Let it happen.
What is the difference between sending tanks to Ukraine and sending jets? What’s the difference between sending Stingers and Javelins and sending jets?
Putin threatened war if the West defends Ukraine. But the West is already defending Ukraine.
Putin already said that economic sanctions are a declaration of war. So in his mind, he is already at war with the West. But…
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