Posted BY: John F. Di Leo
As 2022 comes to an end, consumers of the news have one question on their minds as daily requests for more military aid arrive from Ukraine.
How much has the American government given to Ukraine already?
No, this isn’t going to be a column about The Big Question: should we be on Ukraine’s side in this war or not? Should we be on Russia’s, or should we be neutral? That’s a different question, one that should have been a campaign issue in the mismanaged election of 2022. (But it wasn’t. Hmm. Wonder why.)
The question on our minds, as we seem to give millions more every week, one way or another, is just this: how much money (or in the case of goods and services, like warplanes and missiles and ammo and training) have we put in President Zelensky’s hands already this year?