Posts tagged “Ukraine”

War in Ukraine Feeds a War of Words in the U.S.

As we mark the centenary of the Great War this month, the …

Posted August 6th, 2014

Yatsenyuk’s Resignation Topples an Obama Ally in Ukraine

With the news that Arseniy Yatsenyuk tendered his resignation as Ukraine’s Prime …

Posted July 25th, 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

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

Americans Don’t See Ukraine as Their Cause

When Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Empire an “evil empire,” the phrase …

Posted April 18th, 2014

Reagan’s Lessons for Dealing with Russia

President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Obama’s Very Bad Brussels Speech

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

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

Ukraine and Syria’s Common Path to Resolution

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

Posted March 11th, 2014

Resist the War Party on Crimea

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

Posted March 4th, 2014

Descent Into Kiev, Marked by Eerie Normalcy

Getting here by plane late Thursday evening local time could not have …

Posted February 21st, 2014

Why Play Cold War Games in Ukraine?

Richard Engel of NBC, reporting from Maidan Square in Kiev, described what …

Posted February 21st, 2014