Russian President Vladimir Putin has so far failed to weaken U.S. and European support for Ukraine. Meanwhile, despite punishing Russian air strikes, Ukraine is successfully ejecting the invading army.
Puerto Rico: The Gibraltar of the Caribbean and Launchpad for Empire
This Caribbean island is both a colonial outpost and a linchpin of U.S. power projection overseas.
U.S. Focus on Great Power Competition Deters Climate Progress
The United States is taking an increasingly confrontational stance toward China and Russia rather than working with them to address the climate crisis.
Will China Replace the U.S. — Or Will the Two Powers Stalemate?
China is beset by crises of growth, while the U.S. struggles with crises of decline. Could this create an opening for a more decentralized international system?
When Governments Kill Civilians
Israel, the United States, and Russia are just three of the many governments that have deliberately targeted civilians in their efforts to win wars.
Is Ukraine Going Too Far?
Ukraine doesn’t want to “cut its wins” in order to negotiate a peace deal. Is it wrong?
The American Empire Runs Through the Compact States
U.S. officials envision imperial roles for Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia.
So, What about Those Other Wars?
Here’s why Ukraine dominates media coverage.
The Worst-Case Scenario in Russia
Who will be the next strongman in the Kremlin?
Welcoming Russians Who Refuse to Fight
Encouraging and supporting those who refuse to participate in an unjust mission deserves greater attention as a potential means of countering Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine.