Brooke Leonard

Recent Posts

The Senator's Errors

John McCain says he has all the answers when it comes to foreign policy. But a sampling of his statements on Russia shows that he has much to learn.

Surprise, Surprise

President Bush and other Western leaders were surprised when Russia refused to sanction Zimbabwe in the Security Council. They shouldn’t have been.

Kosovo-The Day After

Kosovo has declared its independence, with approval from the West—much to the chagrin of Russia, Serbia and China. Has an unprecedented precedent been set?

Calamity over Kosovo?

At a Council on Foreign Relations event on Friday, Daniel Serwer, Charles Kupchan, Janusz Bugajski and Dimitri Simes discussed the ongoing international standoff over Kosovo. Should Washington support independence?