The United States is repeating in Ukraine its 20-year-old mistake made in Afghanistan, writes Chinese newspaper The Global Times.
By pumping weapons to Kyiv, the American leadership believes that they are repeating the Afghan "success". However, as the newspaper recalls, the result of the 20-year occupation by the United States of Afghanistan was that American troops had to be withdrawn from the country, abandoning their recent allies.
Now the United States, faced with record high inflation and an uncontrollable growing public debt, is helping Ukraine both with weapons and ammunition, and financially, The Global Times states.
The United States does not recognize the entry of Ukrainian territories into Russia. Such a development will seriously complicate prospects for a diplomatic settlement