Posts tagged “Russia”

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

Saakashvili’s Anti-Russian Tirade

For almost as long as I can remember anyway, the op-ed page …

Posted February 14th, 2014

Just Keep Stumbling into Peace

Obama has no grand strategy, but foreign-policy improvisation may be the providential path to avoiding war.

Posted September 20th, 2013

Culture War Goes Global

The culture war has gone global. And the divisions are not only …

Posted August 13th, 2013

Do We Really Want a Cold War II?

Why American policymakers must see themselves through Vladimir Putin’s eyes.

Posted August 9th, 2013

Justin Amash: Snowden Is a Whistleblower

A Republican Congressman told Fox News yesterday that Edward Snowden is a …

Posted August 5th, 2013

“Tycoon: A New Russian”

Randomly, this 2003 movie was my Fourth of July midnight viewing. It’s …

Posted July 4th, 2012