foreign-policy

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Queen Elizabeth II Dies At Balmoral Castle

A monarch dies in the new century and a nation clatters on | Opinion

BY: - September 9, 2022

In a moment with little to say, eloquence must suffice.

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In this aerial view, a destroyed apartment building is seen next to an area of heavily damaged houses on April 21, 2022 in Borodianka, Ukraine. (Photo by Alexey Furman/Getty Images)

With counter-offensive, a change of momentum in Ukraine | Opinion

BY: - September 4, 2022

The Russian troops exposed in Kherson are Ukraine’s best chance to knock the support out from under Putin and perhaps bring the war to an end.

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Brittney Griner will be released in about 30 days, not 9 years | Michael Coard

BY: - August 10, 2022

International law regarding prisoner swaps doesn’t apply until a person is formally sentenced, which occurred on Aug. 4.

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What will the next generation of military leaders learn from our years of upheaval? | Opinion

BY: - June 15, 2022

From the pandemic to Jan. 6 and the Ukraine War, there has been no shortage of lessons.

Mastriano-penned 2002 paper justifying civilian casualties raises eyebrows among war scholars

BY: - May 5, 2022

The GOP gov hopeful, a vet, argued that the U.S. military’s 'hypersensitivity' to civilian deaths is an 'enormous weakness.'

Biden to ask Congress for more Ukraine aid after earlier U.S. funding runs dry

BY: - April 22, 2022

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is preparing to ask Congress for billions more in aid to Ukraine as the war shifts to the Eastern regions of the country, following Russia’s failure to take the capital city of Kyiv. “I’m asking the Defense Department to put together what they think we need,” Biden said this week. […]

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A pro-Putin president of France? Quelle horreur | Dick Polman

BY: - April 18, 2022

Are the voters in France as stupid or oblivious as the fatal plurality of Americans were in 2016? Vladimir Putin is counting on it.

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Damage in Kyiv, Ukraine, from the Russian invasion. A residential building destroyed

The Butchers of Bucha will never face justice. That’s the lesson of history | Opinion

BY: - April 13, 2022

True justice only comes when perpetrators admit to their acts and lay out for courts and for history the crimes they committed.

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The world always wants to look away. That’s why war correspondents always matter | Opinion

BY: - April 10, 2022

Those who commit war crimes always say they didn't do it. We need to hold it up to the light. Always.

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In Ukraine, a month that has shaken the world | John Nagl

BY: - April 8, 2022

While we were slow to recognize the peril Putin presented, we can no longer shirk our responsibility.

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Virtually Addresses Congress On Current Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

Biden’s toughest choices on Ukraine, Russia lie ahead of him | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - March 31, 2022

It's only a matter of time before Americans decide Biden is spending too much time on foreign affairs and not enough on domestic issues.

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Virtually Addresses Congress On Current Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

There are limits to the American Renaissance over Ukraine | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - March 30, 2022

American public life remains as unhealthy as it was before Vladimir Putin's brutal invasion.