March 9, 2014

The Figure Haunting Ukraine's Revolt

Batya Ungar-Sargon, Tablet Magazine

The Associated Press
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March 5, 2014
Europe's Five Deadly Sins on Ukraine
Jan Techau, Carnegie Europe
The unfolding political catastrophe in Ukraine has led not only to a vivid debate about appropriate crisis management but also to deep European soul-searching about the root causes of the disaster. The situation is complex, and... more ››
March 5, 2014
The Absurd Subplot in Ukraine
Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
There is an absurd subplot in the very serious conflict between Russia and Ukraine: Russian President Vladimir Putin is publicly trading insults with Ukrainian billionaire Ihor Kolomoyskyy, recently appointed governor of the... more ››
March 5, 2014
Putin's Side of History
Tom Switzer, American Conservative
Unfashionable though it is to say, Russia’s military incursion into Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula does not represent, as the Financial Times editorializes, a second Cold War. Instead, it is the rational reaction of a... more ››
March 5, 2014
Ukraine Will Prevail
Conrad Black, National Review
The danger to the West is that it goes on autopilot and Western leaders blather a lot of self-righteous paraphrases of King Lear about “costs” and red lines, which Putin could hardly be blamed for ignoring, and yet... more ››
March 4, 2014
Pity the Vassals of Moscow
Michael Totten, World Affairs Journal
Russia is justifying its invasion of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula by saying the ethnic Russians who live there are threatened by a nascent fascist regime in Kiev. The habits of Soviet propagandists die hard. What’s really... more ››