Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Ukraine

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“I think [the Biden administration] had a shaky start…I don’t understand the reluctance to provide the Ukrainians with MiGs … but since then, it’s picked up,” says former Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who adds he is glad Congress is unified about helping Ukraine https://cbsn.ws/3vSMdBp

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