Posts Tagged: Crimea
Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.
Ukraine faces an almost impossible task: carefully balancing its internal contradictions while initiating monumental reforms.
Washington's major limitation towards Russia is not a lack of military leadership, but a lack of moral leadership.
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
As Scotland considers an amicable split from the UK, messy divorce proceedings in Ukraine are convincing another unhappy family—NATO—to stick together.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
On the outskirts of Europe people are literally dying to get in, while the core members of the EU are having second thoughts.
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.”
Russia has come a long way from military operations in which casualties to civilians were of little concern.