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War in Ukraine


What Ukraine’s troops need if they want to take back more land in 2024 than they did in 2023: They’re going to need to start training at a larger scale, incorporating numerous different elements in a coordinated effort. That’s according to European military analyst Jack Watling of the UK’s Royal United Services Institute. Watling has visited Ukraine’s front lines several times, and has most recently explained his assessment in the pages of Foreign Affairs.