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After a few weeks of relative calm in Ukraine, yesterday brought renewed unrest in Eastern Ukraine.
There were coordinated demonstrations by thousands of pro-Russian protesters in Donetsk, Kharkiv and Luhansk. For good reason, these protests have reignited fears in Kiev… Continue reading
Just yesterday, Russian President Putin called John Kerry and said that he is now ready to offer a seemingly meaningful response to the American plan for Ukraine. This naturally raises the question of whether Putin is going to soon capitulate… Continue reading
The thousands of Russian troops that are building up along the Ukrainian border are concerning to us all. In light of this aggressive move, the Ukrainian government has made it clear that they are prepared for all out war, even… Continue reading
The United States and the European Union is facing one of their greatest foreign policy challenges in decades.
By passing the referendum yesterday and calling for the annexation of Ukraine to the Russian Federation, the voters of Crimea have sent… Continue reading
Since the protests in Kiev turned bloody weeks ago, there has been one question on my mind: when will Russia invade Ukraine?
And now we know the answer: yesterday.
On the eve of the secession referendum in Crimea, Putin used… Continue reading
Douglas E. Schoen and Jessica Tarlov
If today’s paper was any guide, you’d think that the 2016 presidential election was just around the corner and not years down the road.
Former Obama advisor David Axelrod took to Twitter to remind… Continue reading
Tuesday was a dark day for the Democrats.
In the midst of crumbling foreign policy endeavors in Ukraine, Syria and Iran and an ever-growing backlash over President Obama’s unpopular health care policy, the Democrats lost Florida’s 13th Congressional district in… Continue reading