Posts Tagged: Vladimir Putin
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
Unthinkable? Perhaps, but it’s entirely plausible that Vladimir Putin could attack a NATO country with nuclear weapons and emerge victorious.
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.
The case parallels the sarin attack in Syria a year ago.
After the war in Iraq, is it feasible to invoke the Responsibility to Protect doctrine to protect civilians from ISIS?
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
The Russian prime minister may still bear some of the blame, though.
Ukraine is in the throes of a human rights crisis, with serious violations on both sides.
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.