“I can’t argue with your conclusions.” So said Gen. Tod Wolters, head of U.S. European Command and NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), in agreement that Joe Biden’s threat of sanctions to “deter”It was a failure for Vladimir Putin to launch an invasion against Ukraine. Joe disagrees.
Gen. Tod Wolters, the head of U.S. European Command, admitted that the Biden administration’s attempts to deter a Russian invasion of Ukraine did not work.
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) March 30, 2022
Wolters admitted this Wednesday, during testimony before House Armed Services Committee about the ongoing war against Ukraine and its consequences. “overarching effect on the United States and NATO,”Washington Examiner. Assisting Gen. Wolters during testimony was Dr. Celeste Wallander (assistant secretary of defense for international secure affairs).
Wolters stated that he was part the effort to deter Russia in question by Mike Gallagher (Wisconsin Republican Rep). Gallagher posed the question as transcribed by WE “Would it be fair to say that deterrence failed in Ukraine?”
Wolters began to give a typical non-answer to Gallagher’s question: “Number one, I would say that NATO’s solidarity remained” — prompting the lawmak …