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Russian tanks cross into Ukraine
WASHINGTON February 24, 2022
Putin’s deranged, cynical invasion evidences his profound intellectual discontinuity: why must Russia start a new war when its leader really just wants to fight the past?
Vladimir Putin at the Olympic Opening ceremony
WASHINGTON February 22, 2022
Either way, foreign policy experts in D.C. are already discussing how this crisis could forever reshape the region—and the world.
Ukraine car explosion
WASHINGTON February 18, 2022
Are we witnessing the outbreak of war in Ukraine? It certainly looks that way. But as with everything involving Putin, nothing is as it seems.
Russia, Belarus joint military drill
WASHINGTON February 15, 2022
War? No war? War tomorrow? It looks like Biden has boxed Putin into a trap of his own bizarre design.
Vladimir Putin
WASHINGTON February 10, 2022
A candid conversation with Dr. Andrey Sushentsov, a prominent Russian political scientist, about how Putin views the West—and what the Ukraine crisis is really about.
Vladimir Putin
WASHINGTON February 3, 2022
Vladimir Putin’s stance on Ukraine has started to shape-shift. Is he positioning himself for retreat? Five thoughts on the crisis behind the crisis.
American troops in Ukraine, 2015
WASHINGTON January 25, 2022
Notes on a crazy 36 hours, brinkmanship, Ted Cruz, and a bewildered Ukrainian premier.
Fiona Hill
WASHINGTON January 21, 2022
A conversation with Fiona Hill about the Russia-Ukraine crisis, Putin's next move, and where the White House goes from here.
MLK memorial statue
WASHINGTON January 19, 2022
King’s legacy has become a political choose-your-own-adventure for Republicans who want to capitalize on the civil rights movement while ensuring that it doesn’t progress any further. Meanwhile for Democrats, soaring rhetoric confronts a hard reality.
Putin
WASHINGTON December 31, 2021
U.S. to Status-Craving Russian Villain: Please Don’t Invade Ukraine, Let’s Talk It Out!
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