When the new Ukrainian prime minister visits the White House Wednesday, President Obama should offer continued support — but also ask pointedly why several far-right ultranationalists have such prominent roles in Ukraine’s new government.
The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…
Vladimir Putin is a lucky man. And he’s got three more years of luck to come.
Historical analogizing is a risky business, but in the wake of Vladimir Putin’s strike on Ukraine, it’s also a growth industry.
The following editorial appeared Monday in the Washington Post:
One hundred years after a spark in Central Europe ignited a conflagration from which the world has not yet recovered and from which Europe will never recover, armed forces have crossed an international border in Central Europe, eliciting this analysis from Secretary of State John Kerry: “It’…
The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View:
Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year. All undone, of course, by the collapse of the Soviet Union, which Russian President Vladimir Putin called “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the (20th) century.”
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:
As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.
America’s top foreign policy to-do’s in 2014 include preventing Iran from reaching the nuclear threshold, addressing the humanitarian disaster in Syria, containing Russia, managing a rising China and reclaiming its own voice on human rights. Let’s take these one at a time.
The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Dallas Morning News:
WASHINGTON — Arizona Sen. John McCain insisted he is "more pro-Russian" than President Vladimir Putin, accusing Putin of corruption, repression and self-serving rule in an opinion piece for a Russian news website answering the Russian leader's broadside last week in The New York Times.
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…
Labor Day. Here’s to mom. Thanks for pushing. And thanks to the modern labor movement for epidurals.
The Russians showed of their Su-27 during the International Maritime Defense show in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Take a look at what they have.
The question of whether Barack Obama's second term will be a failure was answered in the affirmative before his Berlin debacle, which has recast the question, which now is: Will this term be silly, even scary in its detachment from reality?
The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Washington Post:
Look at these photos of cute liliger cubs at a Russian Zoo. A liliger is a cross between a lion and a liger. A liger is a cross between a lion and a tiger.