“NATO’s eastern flank is alarmingly susceptible to potential acts of Russian aggression”
Propping the Assad regime was only a motive insofar as it helped achieve other targets.
Time is running out for NATO to decide whether Poland should be a buffer or a bulwark against future Russian aggression in Eastern Europe.
The former U.S. ambassador to Russia provides his take on the history and trajectory of U.S.-Russia relations.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia is as polarizing as he is provocative. According to Tyler Bowen, Putin is merely the leader of a small revisionist power struggling to expand against a strong alliance.
Christopher Rodriguez examines the political and social factors that have driven Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggression in Ukraine.
Ali Peterson discusses the impact (or lack thereof) of economic sanctions on Russia, and argues that Western leaders must reevaluate their policy toward Moscow.
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, divisions between Europe and Russia remain in Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine — mostly due to Vladimir Putin.
Last week, elections in Ukraine were swept by a combination of parties all in favor of establishing closer ties with Europe. Although this can be seen as nothing less than great news for Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, Chris Rodriguez cautions that darker times may be on the horizon for the Ukrainian leader if the situation in the east of the country isn’t brought under control soon.