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.”
The Ones and Tooze Podcast: Inside the Davos Bubble
Omicron has relegated the conference to online-only status, but it’s still the world’s most closely watched gathering of the rich and powerful.
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.
Biden Plans U.N. Showdown if Russia Invades Ukraine
There’s lots of history at the Security Council, but few changes.
Russia Talks Show No Sign of a Quick Resolution on Ukraine Crisis
U.S. and allies bat down Russian proposals to halt NATO expansion.
Amid Energy Crisis, EU Fights Over Whether Nuclear Is Green
Brussels’s plans to cut emissions by promoting nuclear power has parts of the bloc up in arms.
The WHO’s New Pandemic Center Isn’t Ready for Action
For now, the health agency’s newest hub is mostly just for show.
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.
The Problem With Sanctions
From the White House to Turtle Bay, sanctions have never been more popular. But why are they so hard to make work?
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.
Use Climate and Trade Policy to Counter Putin’s Playbook
Joint U.S.-EU carbon border fees could be much more damaging to Russia than sanctions.
Afghanistan’s Aid Infrastructure Is Unraveling
Famine and destitution loom, yet more aid could strengthen the Taliban.
The Quad Should Speak Out Against Russia’s Aggression Toward Ukraine
It’s time for the Indo-Pacific democracies to address the crisis.