Is punishing ordinary Russians the right response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine?
There’s no “national interest” worth risking nuclear conflict. But urgent diplomacy and humanitarian aid — and Russia’s own antiwar movement — could stop the suffering.
Russia’s aim is to create a frozen conflict in Ukraine, but time is not on Putin’s side.
The COMPETES Act, which ramps up spending to raise the stakes with China, puts Washington’s warped priorities on display.
The Russian leader is focused on his legacy, which means that economic sanctions don’t concern him.
Time and again, why is it only the military that has extra resources to go around?
The collective punishment of Afghans is hideously wrong — and the Biden administration can ease it with the stroke of a pen.
An Appeal for Civic Action in Europe and Beyond
While peaceful American Muslims were hounded and harassed after 9/11, far more dangerous right-wing extremists got a pass.
The European security order has broken down. The conflict around Ukraine is a symptom of this larger problem.