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New $600M Arms Package For Ukraine Marks 21st Time US Draws From Own Stockpiles

Zero Hedge | Sept. 16, 2022

The Biden administration has just announced yet another new weapons package for Ukraine worth $600 million, which now brings to total US military aid pledged since the start of the conflict to $15.1 billion.

Crucially, in this case the arms are being sent under the presidential drawdown authority, which allows the White House to take arms directly from US military stockpiles for use by foreign allied forces. The administration confirmed it was the 21st time it drew from Pentagon stockpiles.

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3 Comments on New $600M Arms Package For Ukraine Marks 21st Time US Draws From Own Stockpiles

  1. Drawing down stockpiles is far less important than the moral depravity of furthering the conflict with all its death and destruction rather than brokering a peace settlement.

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