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Coalition to Congress: Don’t use lame duck to push through additional Ukraine funding

A broad coalition of think tanks has a message for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy: Don’t use the lame-duck Congress to push through additional funding for Ukraine. In a letter, 13 coalition members, including Concerned Veterans for America, Stand Together, The Heritage Foundation, and America First Works, respond to reports that… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Tuesday, November 15th 2022

As Russia’s war in Ukraine continues, Americans still want to stay out

While Russia’s war in Ukraine rages on, lawmakers in Washington are continuing their efforts to fund Ukraine with billion in aid and weapons. But new polling shows that Americans are not on board with that amount of U.S. involvement, especially when wealthy European countries are not making the same level of investment. Take a look… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, September 21st 2022

New poll: Americans want to stay out of Ukraine and the Middle East

Americans know what they want to see from President Joe Biden and his administration – a focus on domestic issues and avoiding unnecessary foreign conflicts. A new poll commissioned by CVA found Americans oppose sending more troops to the Middle East and getting directly involved in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Further, many Americans… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, July 20th 2022

It’s time to wean Europe off American security

Putin’s aggression should be a wakeup call for Europe to shoulder their own defense burden. US policy should encourage it. At NATO’s Madrid summit, President Biden announced new US deployments to Europe as part of NATO’s effort to deter Russia following Putin’s war of aggression against Ukraine. A larger American presence in Europe might make… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, July 15th 2022

What would happen if the U.S. had to combat Russia? We answer that question and more

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began in late February, there has been no shortage of ideas and proposals put forward for how the United States should respond. Unfortunately, while many of these ideas are well-intentioned, too often their potential secondary and/or indirect consequences are not fully explored. Given the chaotic nature of war, when… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Tuesday, May 31st 2022

Tyler Koteskey on the Russia-Ukraine conflict, no-fly zones, and what the U.S. should do now

The world has watched stunned over the past several weeks as Russian forces have launched a war of aggression against Ukraine. The devastation and growing crisis have caused many Americans to question what could have been done differently and what should be done going forward. These are complicated questions to wrestle with that require a… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Tuesday, March 22nd 2022

Koteskey: American military involvement in Ukraine is a bad idea. Here’s why.

By Tyler Koteskey, senior foreign policy analyst at Concerned Veterans for America   The Ukraine crisis continues to escalate. The president recently ordered 3,000 troops to deploy to Eastern Europe and Congress fast-tracked arms transfer and sanctions packages. Meanwhile, significant daylight still remains between competing Russian and U.S. positions in ongoing talks, leaving the very… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, February 11th 2022