Appeasement is an incentivizing force behind Turkey’s pursuit of strategic autonomy and extortion.
Dan HarreJuly 19, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine helped the West remember that it is fortified by a shared love of peace.
Abigail WilsonJune 30, 2022
We should seek a summit meeting with Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy at Torgau in Germany. We need a negotiated end to the current war in Ukraine.
Robert MorrisonMay 23, 2022
Long-time neutrals Sweden and Finland appear poised to apply for NATO membership, perhaps as early as this month or during next month’s NATO summit. If these Nordic neighbors do join the alliance, this dramatic change in the European security landscape will be good for them—and for NATO.
Alan DowdMay 3, 2022
Over the centuries, the neutrality of some countries has provided many benefits, including for international law and global diplomacy.
Mark R. RoyceMay 2, 2022
As Vladimir Putin continues his war of war crimes against Ukraine, there are arguments swirling around—some more serious than others—that this war is, somehow, NATO’s fault. That’s certainly what Putin believes, but the blame-NATO crowd is wrong.
Alan DowdApril 26, 2022
The war in Ukraine, with its indiscriminate slaughter and mass murder of thousands, forces us to admit the reality of evil.
J. Daryl CharlesApril 20, 2022
With Ukraine languishing outside the safety of the NATO alliance, the consensus seems to be that there is little the alliance can do as Putin enforces his latter-day Brezhnev Doctrine. That consensus view is wrong.
Alan DowdJanuary 19, 2022
America is audacious and globally indispensable chiefly because of its soaring ideals. And those ideals speak to the world in the measured but constant affirmation of benevolence and good will to all who reciprocate. May it always be good news when a mighty American ship anchors in a distant harbor in times of trouble.
Mark TooleyApril 14, 2021