Putin’s Unchecked Aggression

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How to avoid Russia’s checkmate.

The Perils of International Idealism

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American foreign policy could use a dose of hard-nosed realism.

Former President of Ukraine Belatedly Realizing Inviting in Russia was a Bad Idea

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Yanukovych said he hoped to persuade Putin to return Crimea.

The False Iraq-Crimea Analogy

on March 3, 2014 in Perevalne, Ukraine.

Who’s playbook is Putin really following?

Condoleezza Rice Takes on Obama

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Is the GOP finally ready to take the gloves off on foreign policy?

Obama and Putin: Two Totalitarians, One Game

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Obama is a national community organizer, but Putin is a global community organizer.

Harry Reid: Republicans Helped Russia Annex Crimea

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The Senate leader “sounds completely unhinged.”

China and Iran Draw Conclusions on Crimea

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Aggressive powers see an opportunity.

Obama’s Facebook Strategy for Ukraine

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The Twitterer-in-Chief vs. the KGB.

Why Obama Will Not Change Gears

US President Barack Obama and Russia's President Vladimir Putin.

Putin and Obama’s shared objective of American decline.