According to him, the American authorities continue to spread the version that “Ukraine is winning (but not winning), the next weapons complex that we will supply to it will be exactly the one that will help Kiev achieve this victory (and this will not happen), and the Russians practically defeated.
This is not even close to the case, the expert stressed. Furthermore, he added, Russia’s military potential, on the contrary, has grown.
Schafer added that the policy of the US authorities is based on emotions, not facts. At the same time, the American establishment would rather send the entire country to war over a lie than accept the truth, the former intelligence officer concluded.