Vladimir Putin is the Franco of today, and Ukraine must become the graveyard of Putinism.
Putin’s February Revolution?
Like the last tsar, Putin’s delusions of grandeur bely his military missteps, economic mismanagement, and imperial blind spots.
Ordinary Russians Are Already Feeling the Pain of Sanctions
Is punishing ordinary Russians the right response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine?
Respond to Putin’s Illegal Invasion of Ukraine with Diplomacy, Not War
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.
Putin’s Cold, Cold Strategy
Russia’s aim is to create a frozen conflict in Ukraine, but time is not on Putin’s side.
What Putin Wants
The Russian leader is focused on his legacy, which means that economic sanctions don’t concern him.
U.S. Sanctions on Afghanistan Could Be Deadlier Than 20 Years of War
The collective punishment of Afghans is hideously wrong — and the Biden administration can ease it with the stroke of a pen.
No More War in Europe
An Appeal for Civic Action in Europe and Beyond
Russia and China’s Dirty Partnership
When the world’s largest consumer of fossil fuels teams up with one of the world’s largest suppliers, the planet is the biggest loser.
The European security order has broken down. The conflict around Ukraine is a symptom of this larger problem.