Only Ukraine Can Set the Terms to End the War With Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses a NATO summit via video link, Madrid, Spain, June 29, 2022 (AP photo by Manu Fernandez).
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The human suffering and risks of escalation caused by the war in Ukraine are leading many observers to call for the U.S. and NATO to take any steps necessary to strike a deal with Russia for an immediate cease-fire. It is understandable to want to end the war. But calls for the West to do so in Ukraine’s stead are misplaced.

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