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Nominee to Head Pentagon Backs 'Lethal Aid' to Ukraine

President Barack Obama's choice to become U.S. defense secretary said Wednesday that he is inclined to support supplying Ukraine with "lethal arms" to fight Russia-backed insurgents. Ashton Carter made the comment at his Senate confirmation hearing, after Republican Senator John McCain asked if the nominee thought the United States should supply Kyiv with weapons to fight the rebels in eastern Ukraine. The hearing took place before the U.S. Senate Armed Services...

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