Geopolitics Decanted by Silverado

Ukraine’s Offensive Has Begun: Analysis With Michael Kofman and Rob Lee

Episode Summary

Dmitri Alperovitch talks with military analysts Michael Kofman and Rob Lee about this week's launch of Ukraine's counteroffensive: what are its objectives, how can we determine when it's successful, and what is likely to come next. Also covered: Why Kakhovka dam destruction is unlikely to have an impact on the counteroffensive, Prigozhin's trap for Russian Military leadership in Bakhmut, implications of attacks on Russian border regions in Belgorod, impact of Storm Shadow long range missiles and why Russia continues to avoid sending conscripts into the war. Music: "Song about Berdyansk" by Oleg Kenzov (