Lieutenant General (Ret.) Stephen Twitty had over 36 years of distinguished military service as an infantry officer, and commanded units in nearly every echelon and served in five combat tours to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait.
- Do you believe Ukraine’s counteroffensive is underway?
The counteroffensive is underway.
- The Ukrainian government has gone quiet and is making very few comments to prevent alerting the Russians to its strategy.
- President Zelenskyy’s pep talk to frontline troops on June 4. Many senior leaders provide this type of talk to their troops before battle.
- Frontline troops in contact. This is Ukrainian reconnaissance forces trying to find vulnerabilities in the Russian defense so that the Ukrainian army can exploit and attack through those locations.
- The new Ukrainian 47th Brigade that was sent to Germany to be issued with modern Western equipment and training has returned to Ukraine and is poised on the frontlines (Russian commanders say the unit is now engaged.) This is the force that will see most of the action in the coming days given their equipment and training.
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