Peter Morici: Arming Ukraine with offensive weapons is necessary to defeat Russia and deter China


Since World War II, U.S. security policy has been premised on defensive alliances—North Atlantic Treaty Organization and similar arrangements in the Middle East and Asia. And various free trade arrangements under the World Trade Organization to forge common prosperity among allies.

Western strategy has emphasized a strong defensive military posture and economic sanctions. For example, an adequate army in Europe to deter a Russian invasion through the Fulda Gap, significantly arming Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, a capacity…

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