April 20, 2014

How Russia Is Splitting the EU

John Bruton, Irish Times

The Associated Press

Russia’s tactics in annexing Crimea and destabilising Ukraine have torn up the assumptions on which the relationship between the West and Russia had been based since the end of the second World War.

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April 16, 2014
The Geopolitics of the Black Sea
James Holmes, The Diplomat
Roughly speaking, there are two paradigms, the American and the Chinese. In the age of the Monroe Doctrine, the United States saw itself as the rightful warden of American seas. It forbade new colonial ventures during the... more ››
April 16, 2014
Playing Putin's Game
Walter Russell Mead, The American Interest
It’s time to start thinking strategically about how to deal with Vladimir Putin in a post-Crimea world. more ››
April 16, 2014
The Cost of Putin's Adventurism
David Ignatius, Washington Post
Obama's strategy is to make Putin pay for his adventurism, long term. Unless the Russian leader moves quickly to de-escalate the crisis, the U.S. will push for measures that could make Russia significantly weaker over the next... more ››
April 16, 2014
Putin's Insidious Tactics in Ukraine
Financial Times
The West must respond to the Kremlin's aggression. more ››
April 16, 2014
Russia or Ukraine: Israel Struggles to Choose
David Landau, Haaretz
Ukrainians were among the most infamous Nazi collaborators during the Holocaust. Jews suffering then would have found it impossible to imagine that an independent and tough Jewish state, 60 years later, would kowtow to Ukraine... more ››