April 10, 2014

Suppor Ukraine, Wherever It Is on the Map

Charles Lane, Washington Post

The Associated Press

My point is that Russia’s assault on Ukraine poses a stark issue of cross-border aggression and territorial seizure. And wherever it occurs, in Crimea today or Kuwait 20-plus years ago, such conduct violates international law and threatens international order. A reasonable person could and probably should at least consider U.S. or multilateral military action, of varying degrees, on that basis alone. (Even if it’s pretty clearly not called for in Ukraine now.)

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