Posts tagged “Russia”

Can a GOP Majority Handle Foreign Policy?

With the party united, the odds are now at least even that …

Posted July 29th, 2014

Ukraine Has Never Been Worth War

In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine. After the “kulaks,” the …

Posted July 25th, 2014

The Dual Crisis

The two crises are distinct, but there is only one American government …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Don’t Let the Hawks Hijack MH17

The bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie was premeditated mass murder. …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Mitt Romney Was Wrong All Along

Further evidence that the Republican Party still ought not to be trusted …

Posted July 7th, 2014

What Julia Ioffe Got Wrong About Stephen Cohen

The New Republic’s resident Russia hand Julia Ioffe has penned a pretty …

Posted May 2nd, 2014

Choosing Weapons Wisely in Answering Putin

“Mr. Obama is focused on isolating President Vladimir V. Putin’s Russia by …

Posted April 25th, 2014

Boycotting the Arts and Academia

Abandoning theaters and lectures in political protest only polarizes society further.

Posted April 23rd, 2014

Obama’s Very Bad Brussels Speech

At a moment in need of sound policy, the president gave smug rhetoric.

Posted March 28th, 2014

Putin and the Soviet Shipwreck

To understand the Russian leader, we must recall the history he’s lived through.

Posted March 28th, 2014

America’s Overextended War Guarantees

Sweeping through Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania this week, Joe Biden reassured all …

Posted March 21st, 2014

Russia’s Blunder Needs a Realist’s Response

It is amazing to find the Obama administration, the old George W. …

Posted March 21st, 2014

Russia’s Demographic Time Bomb

In the last stanza of “The Battle of Blenheim,” Robert Southey writes: …

Posted March 14th, 2014

China and India Offer Russia Tepid Support

As coverage of the standoff between Russia and Ukraine continues and debate …

Posted March 11th, 2014

Ukraine and Syria’s Common Path to Resolution

When columnist Peggy Noonan asked, “Whose Side Are We On?” about Ukraine, …

Posted March 11th, 2014

The Real German Warning for Cold War II

In assessing the motives and actions of Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton compared …

Posted March 7th, 2014

Resist the War Party on Crimea

With Vladimir Putin’s dispatch of Russian troops into Crimea, our war hawks …

Posted March 4th, 2014