President Biden Shuts Down Vladimir Putin’s Escape Route

The entire world is safer today than it was yesterday

Shankar Narayan
4 min readSep 20, 2023
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For a very long time, I have been eagerly awaiting a clear explanation of what constitutes a Ukrainian victory. However, I’ve never received one until yesterday.

On February 20, 2023, during his first visit to Kyiv since Russia’s invasion, President Biden declared that the United States would stand with Ukraine “for as long as it takes.”

But this assurance isn’t an absolute guarantee, is it? If Donald Trump were to become President of the United States, there is a high likelihood that he would support Russia, undermine NATO, and taunt Ukrainian President Zelensky with derogatory remarks.

So, Biden’s promise to Ukraine that the United States will stand by them for as long as necessary remains uncertain. It will materialize if Biden is reelected, but it most likely won’t if Trump is elected.

Looking across the pond, there is no significant difference.

French President Emmanuel Macron has requested security guarantees for Russia, though it’s unclear what that entails. Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s German administration has increased support for Ukraine significantly, but they haven’t defined what a Ukrainian victory would look like. The…



Shankar Narayan

He didn't care what he had or what he had left, he cared only about what he must do.