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1. Does anyone know if we have sold #Ukraine more #Javelins as requested in the call? I have reported extensively on Ukraine since 2014 Maidan & I don't think they have used what we sold them earlier & Russia would be pretty unhappy if they got more. I thought we supplied 200.
2. I don't think there are lot of tanks on the contact line. But clearly Russia has been making noises that it may attack soon.
Russian tanks are sitting ducks for the way Javelins work that exploits the weakness in the top of Russian main battle tanks. I wonder how Putin feels
3. about Trump trading Russian tank crews for dirt on Biden? It's possible that Trump was never going to supply the Javelins and was going to try to get some bogus facts on @JoeBiden and then just blow off reciprocity. We can get Putin's attention if the House and Senate vote
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#Europe "an increasingly complex & competitive security environment," SACEUR/@US_EUCOM Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti tells #SASC in opening statement
"Our adaptation to the environment has made significant progress...particularly under the European Deterrence Initiative" per Gen Scaparrotti, calling it "the largest reinforcement of Euro-Atlantic Defense in a generation"
Gen Scaparrotti also says @NATO alliance "is strong" and that "European allies & #Canada have turned a corner on defense spending with increases in each of the past 3 years" adding $46 billion to defense spending
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