Eastern Europe

The Guns of April?

The lessons of World War I for today's Ukraine dispute.

Ukraine's Political System Couldn't Have Handled Nukes

A Ukrainian frigate spent days with nobody knowing whose side it was on. Imagine that happening with a bomb.

The Deep Policy Failures That Led to Ukraine

A proactive policy could have tamped down the crisis long ago and for a lower price.

The Civilianization of War

From Ukraine to the South China Sea, states are using civilian proxies to counter the might of modern militaries.

What Would Winston Churchill Do?

The great Briton's lessons for the Ukraine crisis.

Arms Control Helps Contain the Ukraine Crisis

Nuclear deals with Russia are actually working to our advantage.

Is Estonia Worth a War?

Ukraine is more important, yet everyone in Washington agrees it's not worth fighting Russia over. What's that mean for NATO?

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April 21, 2014