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We’ve all known for months that Putin has been support the pro-Russian separtists in Eastern Ukraine, despite his denials. They had weapons, funding and ground support that couldn’t have come from anywhere but Moscow, but there was never obvious and… Continue reading
It has been less than two weeks since the US and EU hit Russia with their toughest sanctions yet and Putin has responded with some sanctions of his own.
Today, Dmitri Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister, announced that Russia would… Continue reading
In his commencement address at West Point this morning, President Obama offered a defense of his administration’s foreign policy over the past six years and his vision for the future of American foreign policy.
The speech comes on the heels… Continue reading
As Ukrainians go to the polls to elect their president tomorrow the result is not in much doubt: chocolatier and oligarch Petro Poroshenko will almost certainly be the next president of Ukraine.
But what is in much graver doubt is… Continue reading
As of late, there have been a series of scathing criticisms of current US foreign policy, especially concerning our inaction in Ukraine.
The Economist asked, “What would America fight for?” Unsurprisingly, the answer was far from clear. As the editorial… 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