On March 22, Scowcroft Center military fellows Col Buss Barranco, USMC , COL Ben Johnson, USA, and Lt Col Tyson Wetzel, USAF were quoted in a BBC Mundo article titled “Russia and Ukraine: The gigantic economic cost that Moscow must pay to finance the war.” The article references the fellows’ military assessment on the conflict in Ukraine morphing into a war of attrition. 

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