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I don’t eat OG burgers, but try this one.
To put it another way, four jornos cooked this up, and the editors of The Financial Times are a bunch of idiots for publishing it. The real coup de grace of this whole OG burger affair is that US Senator Lindsey Graham ate it, too.
According to the FT article, Ukraine is getting ready to liberate areas occupied by Russian invaders. But we knew that nine months ago.
John Spencer, a former US army major who chairs urban warfare studies at the Modern War Institute at West Point,
an unnamed senior Ukrainian official,
Mike Martin, @ThreshedThought on Twitter, a former British army officer and author of How to Fight a War,
an unnamed Ukrainian military intelligence official,
an unnamed senior western official, and
Oleksiy Danilov, Ukraine’s national security chief.
Two more FT jornos, one in London and another in Brussels, provide additional reporting.
About the sources. John sells books, his own, about war. Mike wrote a book about war and is running for public office. I don’t know the three unidentified people sharing their insights, so their views might be confabulated. It’s possible they don’t even exist.
Military briefing: Ukraine’s daring ‘shaping operations’ stretch Russian defences. Attacks such as the Moscow drone strikes seen as ‘magician’s sleight of hand’ that deceives the Kremlin and derails its plans (The Financial Times, May 30, 2023)