Skip to comments.Fiona Hill Penned Washington Post Op-ed Against Giving Ukraine Weapons in 2015
Posted on 11/21/2019 8:26:54 AM PST by conservative98
Hill was testifying in the seventh public hearing in the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment inquiry. As she had in her closed-door deposition last month, Hill said she was concerned about Ukraine’s security and stability as it defended itself against Russia. In that context, she — and others — were worried about a hold on security.
But Hill also had to admit that she co-authored an op-ed in 2015, when she was working at the left-wing Brookings Institution think tank, in which she opposed sending weapons to help Ukraine.
In her article, titled “How aiding the Ukrainian military could push Putin into a regional war,” Hill argued:
The logic of sending weapons to Ukraine seems straightforward and is the same as the logic for economic sanctions: to change Vladimir Putin’s “calculus.” Increasing the Ukrainian army’s fighting capacity, the thinking goes, would allow it to kill more rebels and Russian soldiers, generating a backlash in Russia and ultimately forcing the Russian president to the negotiating table.
We strongly disagree…
It is hard to find effective alternatives to the current sanctions policy, but if we plunge headlong into sending weapons, we may lose our allies, and we may never have the opportunity to get things right.
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That's *DOCTOR* Fiona Hill to you!
she is loyal to whoever is paying her this week.
Gee I wonder if anything in Ukraine changed between those two dates.
She also said that it was Russia and not Ukraine that interfered in the 2016 election. Crazy stuff.
So if she is constantly changing her mind how could the president ever trust her counsel?
Should she be out in the Daytime ?
She’s another one who is all over the map.
Effected Mid-Atlantic accent.
Hope Jim Jordan brings it up.
Are they hitting her up on these inconsistencies?
The guy behind her is running her control panel.
A duckduckgo search shows that she married and had a child, BUT I’m still wondering......
Why the somber look?
Her whole opening statement was about where she was born in England.
She is the queen of butthurt. She was excluded from a Trump/Putin meeting because she was a suspected leaker. Trump also once mistook her for a low level aide and accused her of insubordination. She also is an alumni of the left wing think tank, Brookings.
And you just have to take her word for it because "classified." Not for peon consumption.
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