USA Today quotes Atlantic Council Executive Vice President Damon Wilson on the downing of a Malaysian plane near Ukraine’s border with Russia:

If nothing else, the incident demonstrates that the situation in Ukraine has impacts felt across the globe, said Damon Wilson, who served as a Russia and Ukraine expert in the administrations of former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

Wilson, now with the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank, said the U.S. and its allies should ratchet up “sanctions that bite, along with military assistance, including lethal military assistance to Ukraine.”

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