U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley looks on during a news conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin (not pictured), following their meeting in which they discuss how to help Ukraine defend itself, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, January 20, 2023. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay  

Reuters: U.S. Hosts War Games for Ukraine Ahead of Next Phase of Russia Conflict 

WIESBADEN, Germany (Reuters) – The United States is hosting war planning exercises in Germany for Ukrainian military officers to help them think through upcoming battlefield decisions, officials said on Thursday, ahead of the next phase of the year-old conflict with Russia. 

The multi-day, table top exercises have been carried out at a war-gaming facility at a U.S. Army base in Wiesbaden, Germany, where the top U.S. military officer, Army General Mark Milley, visited on Thursday. 

U.S. officials declined to talk through the potential battlefield scenarios that Ukrainian military staff were examining during the drills, which involve thought exercises to evaluate potential military courses of action. 

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Update: Top US general attends Ukraine war-planning drills (RT)  

WNU Editor: So much for the US narrative that they are not a party to the war.