Regions / Russia
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.
Events appear to be moving toward a political solution to the East-West standoff over Ukraine. But as Clausewitz once noted: “Against stupidity, no amount of planning will prevail.”
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a well-known Hindu nationalist. But on foreign policy, he seems more likely to show his pragmatic side.
Ukraine is in the throes of a human rights crisis, with serious violations on both sides.
Obama’s foreign policy legacy will not be secured unless he addresses head-on the belief that we have the power to achieve our objectives by threats, intimidation, and coercion.
Were Reagan's overtures to Gorbachev at the Reykjavik summit ― soon to be a major motion picture ― in fact, disingenuous?
Nothing underscores the need to keep a channel open on arms control than a crisis like Ukraine.
To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.
At 65, NATO should get off its new meds and act its age. It’s time for downsizing and memoir-writing, not hanky-panky in the east.