The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, March 17, 2022

March 17th, 2022

Today’s top story is that President Joe Biden called Vladimir Putin a war criminal and the US announces a major new military aid deal for Ukraine. This comes as many experts point to the stalled Russian advances in Ukraine as evidence of Russian military weakness. The White House also says Biden and Xi are set to speak tomorrow, so we'll be watching what comes out of that tomorrow.