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This week, Germany and the United States announced that they would be supplying Ukraine with dozens of Leopard 2 and M1 Abrams tanks to combat Russia’s invasion. Moscow said these tanks were more evidence of direct and growing involvement by the West in the conflict. How will the delivery of these tanks change, and potentially escalate, fighting in Ukraine? And is NATO as united as it was earlier in the war?

For the latest on the Russia-Ukraine war, watch FP executive editor Amelia Lester’s timely conversation with FP’s team of reporters.

Jack Detsch explains why the Leopard 2 tanks to be delivered to Ukraine from Germany are critical for the fight against Russia and breaks down the difficulties Ukraine will face in training its forces to use them.

Robbie Gramer on what his sources are saying about the dueling trips taking place between Russian and U.S. officials to court African countries over Ukraine.

Amy Mackinnon

Amy Mackinnon

National security & intelligence reporter, Foreign Policy

Jack Detsch,

Pentagon & national security reporter, Foreign Policy

Robbie Gramer

Diplomacy & national security reporter, Foreign Policy

Amelia Lester, Foreign Policy executive editor

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Amelia Lester

Executive editor, Foreign Policy

Amelia Lester is the executive editor at Foreign Policy. She has worked as a journalist on three continents, most recently reporting in Japan for publications including the Economist, the New York Times, and the New York Review of Books. Previously, she was the editor in chief of the weekend magazine of the Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age newspapers and, before that, managing editor and an executive editor at the New Yorker. Lester lives in Washington, D.C., and is a graduate of Harvard University.

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How will the delivery of Western tanks change, and potentially escalate, fighting in Ukraine? And is NATO as united as it was earlier in the war? For the latest on the Russia-Ukraine war, watch FP’s executive editor Amelia Lester’s timely conversation with FP’s team of reporters.

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