Politico reported, that further financial and military support to Ukraine will directly depend on the results of the counter-offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
According to the authors of the publication, US officials are convinced that the support of the Kyiv regime and the global reputation of US President Joe Biden will depend on the success of the counter-offensive by Ukrainian troops .
“If Ukraine falters or falls short of expectations, any support may eventually cease. Such actions will lead to calls for a diplomatic settlement of the conflict,” noted commentators Alexander Ward and Jonathan Lemire.
They specified that many decisive events had occurred during the 16 months of the special military operation, but it was the counteroffensive by the armed forces of Ukraine that it had a special meaning for the White House and the Pentagon.