Regions / Ukraine
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
Hillary Clinton has run to the right of the Obama administration on every major foreign policy issue — and she’s left a trail of devastation in her wake.
We barely survived the Cold War with Russia — do we want to go through that again?
Clinton’s foreign policy is more polite than the "make the sands glow" atavism of the GOP. But in the end, it’s death and destruction in a different packaging.
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.
Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
If Ukraine wants to move closer to the West, it will probably have to submit to the knife.
According to Stephen Walt, insecurity, not the urge to expand, is behind Russia’s actions in Ukraine.