Posts Tagged: NATO
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
As Ukraine was talking peace with its pro-Russian rebels, NATO leaders were talking war with Russia.
A mysterious plane crash, Russian meddling in Ukraine, and new saber-rattling from NATO are rapidly stoking a new Cold War in Europe.
As Scotland considers an amicable split from the UK, messy divorce proceedings in Ukraine are convincing another unhappy family—NATO—to stick together.
Human Rights Watch continues to face charges from activists, including Nobel Laureates, who say the group is too close to Washington to criticize U.S. foreign policy.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
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.”
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.
If Russia intensifies its presence in Ukraine, U.S. will face pressure from NATO allies to react.
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.