Nancy Pelosi said after a visit to Kyiv that "America will be with Ukraine until victory." But the confident rhetoric hides much less clarity about what Washington wants to happen in Ukraine. Some analysts say the US is deliberately blurring its goals, but European partners want certainty.
So, the Europeans would like to know what America's ultimate plan is, because the idea that Russia will lose is too murky.
“Does this mean a return to the situation before February 24? Does this mean giving up on Russia's conquests in 2014? Does this mean regime change in Moscow? None of this is clear,” said Stefano Stefanini, former Italian ambassador to NATO.