vladimir-putin

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

Here’s the new strongmen. The same as the old strongmen. There’s no backing down | Ray E. Landis

BY: - April 24, 2022

The rise of the new authoritarians is hauntingly familiar. We cannot shirk our responsibility to confront them.

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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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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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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.

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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.

U.S. government shutdown days away as Congress struggles on Ukraine aid, COVID-19 relief

BY: - March 7, 2022

WASHINGTON — With just five days left before government funding expires, Democrats and Republicans are trying to reach agreement on $1.5 trillion in federal spending as well as billions more in assistance to Ukraine and COVID-19 relief. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wrote Monday morning that Democrats made “​​a reasonable global offer to […]

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Is the U.S. strong enough to put up with some domestic sacrifice? | Dick Polman

BY: - March 7, 2022

Real pain is a foreign power trying to brutally erase your country. So far, we've just been inconvenienced.

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The message Americans need to hear at a critical moment in history | Rob Schofield

BY: - March 7, 2022

An opportunity to build a better and more equitable global order was missed in the Bush years.

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The stakes couldn’t be higher in Ukraine. Here’s why and what to do next | John Nagl

BY: - March 5, 2022

At this critical time, discretion is the better part of valor for the United States and the global alliance we lead.