ukraine-war

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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.

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Echoes of the Truman Doctrine: Biden’s words on Ukraine spark support, not war | Opinion

BY: - March 24, 2022

We can better understand Biden’s response to Ukraine by looking at how Truman responded to problems in Greece just after the end of World War II.

U.S. House moves to revoke Russia, Belarus trade status; 8 Republicans vote no

BY: - March 18, 2022

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to revoke normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus, another step the federal government hopes will end the Russian war in Ukraine. The 424-8 vote sends the measure, which refers to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Aleksander Lukashenko as “ruthless” dictators, to the Senate. GOP Reps. […]

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Putin’s brazen manipulation of language is a perfect example of Orwellian doublespeak | Opinion

BY: - March 17, 2022

Orwell used '1984' to explore what happens when communication conforms to the desires of political power instead of demonstrable fact.

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Republicans denounce Putin’s war on facts, but are silent on the one at home | John L. Micek

BY: - March 16, 2022

The GOP can't have it both ways. If they're going to attack Putin's war on facts, they have to step up and stop the one at home.

Zelenskyy reminds Congress of Pearl Harbor and 9/11 in pleading for U.S. help for Ukraine

BY: and - March 16, 2022

WASHINGTON — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday invoked the Pearl Harbor attacks ahead of World War II and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, while urging the United States to do more to stop the Russian war against his country. During the speech, delivered virtually to members of Congress in an auditorium on Capitol Hill, Zelenskyy […]

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Decades later, FDR’s ‘four freedoms’ are on the line in Ukraine. They must be defended | Opinion

BY: - March 16, 2022

The world is united for democracy and for calling out ego-driven autocrats and their lies.

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Ukrainians are fighting and dying to defend their homes. Could I do the same? | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - March 16, 2022

The crisis in Ukraine, and the courage of its people, presents America with a chance for a national renaissance.