How will the outcome of the war in Ukraine affect you?

Henryk A. Kowalczyk
8 min readMay 20, 2024
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Instead of sharing what I know and think about it, this time, I bring up doubts about the legal and practical aspects of the war in Ukraine. I post questions and seek feedback from readers.

I have strong opinions, as expressed in my earlier texts. However, I cannot ignore the solid opposition to further helping Ukraine. Congress needed months to approve the financial aid. It did not silence voices against assisting Ukraine. They are strong in some media channels, like X, formerly Twitter.

Prompted by my concerns, I signed up for a meeting of lawyers under the title “To Ukraine, With Love? A Debate on U.S. Support of Ukraine.” The event ended up being dull because the moderator promoted the narrow-minded vision of an America-first political narrative. I addressed that in my earlier article,“World War III had already started.”

When preparing for the event, I wrote down the dilemmas caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Lawyers did not provide answers. Can you, the readers, do better?

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Henryk A. Kowalczyk

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