Forced Confessions Are the Propaganda of Terror
Belarus’s Lukashenko doesn’t want to be believed—he wants to be feared.
Turkey Will Never Recognize the Armenian Genocide
It’s time for Yerevan to shift gears and work toward rapprochement with Ankara.
Sen. Shaheen: Ukrainian Officials Are “Anxious”
A senior member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Nord Stream 2, Belarus, and Biden’s upcoming summit with Putin.
Defiant Belarus Snubs U.S. Ambassador
As relations between the West and Belarus crash, the U.S. envoy is barred from entering the country.
To Get at Lukashenko, Punish His ‘Moneybags’
To impress the Belarusian dictator, go after his and his associates’ wealth.
Ukraine Wants to Be Cryptocurrency Central
Kyiv’s big bet on digital money could backfire and make the country’s corruption problems worse.
Can Biden Do Anything About Belarus?
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko’s brazen air piracy and increasing closeness to the Kremlin demand a response, but Washington’s next move isn’t obvious.
Russia Blocks 2 Airlines Over Belarus Spat
Not all airlines have been affected, but Air France and Austrian Airlines have been forced to cancel flights.
Biden Can’t Take Peace in Europe for Granted
After punishing Belarus, Washington should support the Three Seas Initiative to win the region back from Russia.
Authoritarianism Doesn’t Stop at the Water’s Edge
The Belarus hijacking is part of a broader trend. From Russia to Rwanda, governments are going after dissidents far beyond their borders.
Belarus ‘Hijacking’ Opens New Playbook for Autocrats
Snatching a dissident off a European Union-flagged carrier headed to another EU country opens a dangerous door.
Belarus Is Becoming Europe’s North Korea
Fear and panic spread among dissidents after journalist seized from forced-down plane.
Nagorno-Karabakh Is Moscow’s Latest Frozen Conflict
Russian peacekeepers have radically reshaped the region.
In Kyiv, Blinken Shows a New Face for the U.S.
After Trump, Biden’s top diplomat works to patch up relations with Ukraine—and with beleaguered U.S. diplomats
A New Sanctions Strategy to Contain Putin’s Russia
It’s time for America and Europe to start putting serious economic pressure on Putin’s regime.
For Turkey’s Armenians, Biden’s Genocide Declaration Makes Little Difference
A century after the mass killings, Armenians in Turkey are still outcasts.
How to Break the Logjam Over Nord Stream 2
The Russo-German pipeline has zero impact on European security. But Ukraine should be helped.
Biden Can’t Avoid Getting Tough on Europe Much Longer
The fuzzy goodwill between Washington and Europe has lulled the continent into a false comfort.