Regions / 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.
Russia has come a long way from military operations in which casualties to civilians were of little concern.
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.
Vladimir Putin has a point: the United States seems to have discovered international law only recently.
Sanctioning Russia may actually reduce its incentive to change course in Crimea.
The deadlock in the UN Security Council combined with Russia’s disregard for Western approval have the U.S. and its allies stymied.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.
An interview with Russ Bellant, author of “Old Nazis, the New Right, and the Republican Party.”
Political divisions in Ukraine are more accurately explained by historic preferences and influence of the local elites than by language.
Given the limits of its power and its own compromised relationship with international law, the U.S. isn't in a position to do much about Ukraine.