Biden Must Do Better Than Obama on Ukraine
Russia’s 2014 invasion distracted Washington and delayed the Asia pivot—something the West cannot afford to repeat.
Is Defending Ukraine Vital to U.S. Security?
As Putin prepares to invade, Washington and its allies still appear undecided on whether Kyiv is worth fighting for.
Ukraine Pins Hopes on Javelin Missiles to Dent Putin’s Armor
And soldiers tend to fire them at everything.
There’s Plenty of Blame to Go Around on Ukraine
Focusing on U.S. idealism ignores Russia’s own agency.
U.S. Orders Diplomats’ Families to Leave Ukraine Amid Russian Invasion Fears
High-level diplomatic talks between the United States and Russia have failed to defuse the crisis.
The West Fell Into Putin’s Trap
Even if Russia never invades Ukraine, it is accomplishing one of its major goals in Europe.
A Russia-Ukraine War Could Ripple Across Africa and Asia
Beware of food price spikes and revolutions if Ukrainian grain deliveries are disrupted.
Half Measures Are Worse Than Nothing in Ukraine
Weak commitments may make the crisis spiral further.
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 West’s Weapons Won’t Make Any Difference to Ukraine
U.S. military equipment wouldn’t realistically help Ukrainians—or intimidate Putin.
What Do You Want To Know About The Ukraine Crisis?
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‘Don’t Freaking Test Us’: U.S. Sanctions Alleged Intelligence Operatives Undermining Ukraine
It’s part of an effort to shed light on Russia’s orchestrated campaign to destabilize Kyiv—and even take over Ukraine.