The Myth of America’s Ukraine Fatigue… No, the U.S. public isn’t giving up on Ukraine.

From Foreign Policy: By Raphael S. Cohen, the director of the Strategy and Doctrine Program at the Rand Corporation’s Project Air Force, and Gian Gentile, the deputy director of the Rand Corporation’s Army Research Division.

A man holds a Ukrainian flag during a solidarity demonstration in front of the Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago on Oct. 16, 2022. BEATA ZAWRZEL/NURPHOTO VIA GETTY IMAGES

As the Ukraine war grinds into its second year, one of the big strategic questions is whether or not Americans and their allies are growing tired of the war. Indeed, there are media accounts of unnamed senior U.S. officials warning Kyiv about this concern—and Ukrainians, understandably, also worry that their Western backers might grow tired of the war. The question of whether Western support for Ukraine is waning has kept the pollsters busy and dominated the opinionpages. In all likelihood, this was a major reason why Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky traveled to Washington earlier this month, leaving his country for the first time since the war began….

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