The focus and contribution of this study is tracing the key U.S. arms transfers through different phases of the war in Ukraine and comparing their anticipated and perceived impact. While touching briefly on U.S. assistance to Ukraine after Russia’s 2014 incursion into Crimea, its primary focus is on trends in assistance since Russia launched a conventional war against Ukraine in February 2022.
Murauskaite, Egle E. 2023. “U.S. Arms Transfers to Ukraine: Impact Assessment.” Western Tools Short of War: Impact Assessment of Selected Use Cases in Ukraine. College Park, MD: START (January).