Obama and US Congress are seriously considering sending rockets and other heavy American weaponry to Ukraine. Russian and Ukrainian military experts are somewhat amused by it. Here is why.
I said in: Lada’s Predictions: Petrodollar Timeline, Russia’s Game and Ukraine’s Future that US entirely miscalculated Ukraine, just as US previously miscalculated Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Cuba, Iran, and of course, Russia. Add this new fiasco to the list.
For one, Kiev army isn’t trained or sophisticated enough to use US weapons effectively. They can’t even use properly the old Soviet weapons they were trained to use.
Two, corruption and thievery in Ukraine army is off the charts. By different estimates, 90% of the so-called Western ‘aid’ is pocketed by generals, colonels – and what’s left, by lower officers. Knowing all that US and EU rightly don’t give any money directly to Kiev, no matter how much Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk beg.
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