The Pentagon consultant Michael Pillsbury and formerly a Republican Senator Gordon Humphrey, who in the 80 years the supplies of weapons to the Afghan Mujahideen, now help Ukraine to achieve from the capital of the U.S. supply of American lethal weapons, informs the American journal.
the magazine recalls that the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko addressed the U.S. Congress in September 2014, and asked for military assistance. Then the members of the Ukrainian delegation met with Pillsbury and Humphrey.
"at the current meeting of the Ukrainian delegates wondered why the administration of U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama makes a promise so much but do so little," writes the magazine.
Pillsbury and Humphrey stressed that this situation is similar to 1984, when the question arose about the supply of weapons to the Afghan Mujahideen, had already fought with the USSR. Making sure that Reagan has no serious plans to arm the Mujahideen, they began cooperating with Republican Charlie Wilson to develop the largest secret program in the history of the CIA.
The largest portion of U.S. assistance in the 1980s was hidden, and at the same time efforts in support of Ukraine shall be held in public, emphasizes the print Edition.
the magazine informs that Pillsbury and Humphrey have helped organizations of the Ukrainian American citizens to lobby for the development of the group (Caucus) from the Senate, to persuade President Obama to initiate the supply of weapons.
The group was created on 9 February, in the image of the Caucus, pointed out by The wall Street Journal, Humphrey headed in the 1980-ies. Pillsbury and Humphrey believes that in the case of Ukraine the situation is more convincing than ever was with the Afghan rebels.
"This is a Pro-Western government, who have weapons. It is more legitimate than a bunch of partisans " - quotes the magazine Pillsbury. It clarifies the print Edition, the article about my new job, Pillsbury and Humphrey is based on interviews with them and many other people where Authorized by the administration and the U.S. Department of defense and Authorized the Ukrainian side.