Posts Tagged: Crimea
President Obama used the tired refrain about a nuclear terrorist attack to deflect concerns about Russia’s annexation of Crimea.
Fashions come and go. And this year, across the broad swath of Eurasia, fascism is in.
The U.S., hooked on Russian enriched uranium, is in no position to impose long-term sanctions on Russia.
Sanctioning Russia may actually reduce its incentive to change course in Crimea.
The deadlock in the UN Security Council combined with Russia’s disregard for Western approval have the U.S. and its allies stymied.
Political divisions in Ukraine are more accurately explained by historic preferences and influence of the local elites than by language.
Given the limits of its power and its own compromised relationship with international law, the U.S. isn't in a position to do much about Ukraine.
In a society in upheaval, just who are "the People"?
Is Russia’s occupation of Crimea expansionism or a response to NATO squeezing its border?
Even as we condemn the introduction of Russian troops in Crimea, we have to remember that the Cold War is over—and both sides must act that way.