Posts Tagged: Russia
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
The U.S. recently made the case that Russia is in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, but it needs to look in the mirror, too.
Unthinkable? Perhaps, but it’s entirely plausible that Vladimir Putin could attack a NATO country with nuclear weapons and emerge victorious.
The case parallels the sarin attack in Syria a year ago.
The Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was a product of the Reagan-Gorbachev Reykjavík nuclear summit.
Between Ukraine airline officials keeping planes flying too low and the pilot diverting his plane into the vicinity of the military transport, MH17’s fate was sealed.
The Russian prime minister may still bear some of the blame, though.
If Russia intensifies its presence in Ukraine, U.S. will face pressure from NATO allies to react.
Russia has come a long way from military operations in which casualties to civilians were of little concern.