The article notes that even assuming the Ukrainian Armed Forces can fight on equal terms with the Russian military, one must still recognize the obvious dangers associated with supplying these munitions. Ukrainian civilians will suffer from these shells.
The White House acknowledged that the intensity of the ongoing fighting had depleted American reserves. Therefore, the United States opted for “disputed renditions” of cluster munitions. “This is an admission of weakness,” the article emphasizes.
Earlier, Sky News journalist Mark Stone said that the decision to transfer cluster munitions to Kiev is a clear sign that Ukraine is not doing very well on the battlefield.
US Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green condemned the shipment of cluster bombs to Ukraine, saying it would end badly for US national security.