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U.S. Intelligence Predicts Ukraine Counteroffensive Will Fall Short

HeadlineAug 18, 2023

An assessment by U.S. intelligence predicts that Ukraine’s counteroffensive will fail to reach the key southeastern city of Melitopol. The Washington Post reported the news, which would mean Ukraine will not achieve its goal of cutting off Russia’s land bridge to Crimea. It could also renew debate within the international community over the billions of dollars in military assistance being sent to Ukraine to fight Russia’s invasion.

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