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According to Time, the Pentagon overcounted the value of weapons and other equipment sent to Ukraine by roughly $3 billion.


  1. How did the Pentagon do this?
  2. How was the mistake caught?
  3. What is the true cost of aid to Ukraine?
  4. According to the article, how has this mistake impacted support to Ukraine?


Hennigan, W. (2023) Pentagon Says Multi-Billion Dollar Accounting Mistake Means More Arms Funding for Ukraine. Time, May 18 (Retrievable online at