A “New Cold War” to Decide the Future of Europe—and the World
Trump’s ambassador to the OSCE says a Russian invasion of Ukraine is an attack on “all of America’s allies.”
Liberal Illusions Caused the Ukraine Crisis
The greatest tragedy about Russia’s potential invasion is how easily it could have been avoided.
When Putin Loved NATO
Former NATO Secretary-General George Robertson, who had a cordial relationship with the Russian leader, recalls an era when Moscow wanted closer ties with the West.
Russia Talks Show No Sign of a Quick Resolution on Ukraine Crisis
U.S. and allies bat down Russian proposals to halt NATO expansion.
Swedish Foreign Minister: Joining NATO Is Up to Us
Russian threats to Ukraine have spurred security conversations in northern Europe.
Finland and Sweden Are Done With Deference to Russia
Even if the two Nordic countries don’t join NATO, they have signaled a new era in relations with Moscow.
Biden Set for Putin Call to Ease Ukraine Standoff
The United States is demanding that Russia roll back more than 100,000 troops on Ukraine’s border.
Why Can’t We Be Friends?
Biden pledged to restore the United States’ alliances. It’s been a bigger headache than he anticipated.
How Biden Can Save the Peace in Bosnia
Bosnia is on the brink of crisis. U.S. and NATO troops could prevent it.
Erdogan’s Belligerence Has U.S., Greece Expanding Ties
Growing military cooperation offers Washington a hedge against Ankara and Moscow.
NATO Chief on Afghan Legacy: ‘Have To Ask Some Difficult Questions’
Jens Stoltenberg weighs in on AUKUS, Zapad, and the fate of Afghanistan after 20 years of bitter toil.
The China-Lithuania Rift Is a Wake-Up Call for Europe
China is bullying Lithuania. The EU and NATO should push back.
Moscow Expands Its Military Footprint on NATO’s Borders
Russia has been wargaming with Belarus. Sometimes, that’s a prelude.
Is Lithuania the West’s First Line of Defense?
The small Baltic nation is facing down threats from authoritarian regimes in Russia, Belarus, and China.