Posts Tagged: Ukraine crisis
The Cold War has been around, in various permutations, for a long time. It'll take patience, organizing, compromises, and some luck to bury it once and for all.
Trump's leading foreign policy advisers are obsessed with Iran and making dangerous moves from East Asia to the Middle East.
Despite Trump's tough talk, his crude and narrow vision of foreign policy has created huge opportunities for China and Russia.
A trade referendum in tiny Holland may influence the future of Ukraine, the trajectory of the EU, and whether armed conflict will return to Eastern Europe.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
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.
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
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.