The chair of the international-affairs committee of the Russian State Duma talks to us about the crisis.
Annexation isn't in Russia's interests. Moscow has grabbed a bargaining chip to play against Ukraine's new leaders.
How will Jerusalem react if a final deal is reached, one that it doesn't like?
America used to resist maintaining a large standing army. Now personnel cuts are condemned. What changed?
A package deal for the United States and Russia.
America's reaction to the Crimea crisis risks reducing flexibility on a paramount priority.
What can we reasonably expect in the April 5 vote?
The conflicting interests of Russia and the United States won't allow a solution without a third party taking leadership.
In this week's referendum, staying out of Russia and renewing the old constitution offers a way out of the crisis.
Policies for a perennial problem-state.
Western ignorance is leaving Ukraine's problems—and paths to a solution—overlooked.
Revenge of the neocons.
Hagel's move to bypass a bureaucratic mess in seeking alternatives to the Littoral Combat Ship should be imitated more broadly.
Why nuclear arms control remains a tempting target for GOP presidential candidates.
Nuclear forces cost serious money. Washington should consider how, in an era of limited defense dollars, it might adjust its strategic force structure.
Ted Galen Carpenter
Robert W. Merry
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