Despite centuries of dire predictions, Russia isn't going anywhere.
NATO's current strategic framework might fail to deter further gains by Russia's green men.
The civil war has gone on long enough. It's time all parties involved got real about a settlement.
Putin and Poroshenko's recent meeting in Minsk opened the door for dialogue. Can Merkel keep it open?
America's cumbersome approach to interagency operations in the field urgently needs reform, centered around more powerful ambassadors and coordinated in-country policy design.
The force authorizations behind the Iraq War and the “war on terror” have both evolved in ways their authors never envisioned. Congress should repeal the former and significantly revise the latter.
"Russia’s coercive military pressure on Ukraine in the aftermath of the Maidan revolution is typical of the way great powers, including the United States, have behaved in the past."
"The urgent priority should be to end the fighting."
The "optics"—considering the crisis in Ukraine—make such a move impossible for now.
While Moscow and Washington face off over Ukraine, a much bigger and longer-term challenge presents a possible opportunity for collaboration.
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