Ukraine

Amnesty International’s Moral Confusion 

Ukraine’s actions have been broadly reflective of the desire to protect innocents and to stop the military aggressor that is killing innocents through indiscriminate strikes.

The Politics of Rescue

Biden fears escalation; this plays into the hands of Putin, the former KGB operative, who exploits the West’s moral weakness with both cunning and barbarism.

On Ukraine, Outright Lies in the Epoch Times

Troubling distortions from the right wing outlet The Epoch Times on the Ukrainian Invasion.

Turkey’s Time has Come

Appeasement is an incentivizing force behind Turkey’s pursuit of strategic autonomy and extortion.

Conquering Taiwan — What has Xi Jinping learned from Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine?
Conquering Taiwan — What has Xi Jinping learned from Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine?

Xi Jinping is watching the Ukrainian invasion closely and is strategizing his long-term interactions with the democratic world based on the West’s response.

Vladimir Putin visited the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency (2016-06-07)
Why The World is Lukewarm on Ukraine

Moscow and Beijing’s argument of “Western encroachment” has an aura of authenticity in other capitals around the world, where there is a sense that the West’s business enterprises, Hollywood culture, and radical sexual ideologies are bludgeoning their cultures.

Ukrainian Refugees Drive Increased Human Trafficking in Poland
Ukrainian Refugees Drive Increased Human Trafficking in Poland

Ukrainian refugees are driving increased human trafficking in Poland. The US plays a critical role in combatting trafficking as the backbone of NATO.

A Mothers’ March on Moscow! - Bloody Sunday
A Mothers’ March on Moscow!

We should call for a “Mothers’ March on Moscow.” We should urge no violence, nothing radical, nothing revolutionary. But the idea just might take root among women in the vast Russian heartland.

The War through Mosfilm’s Eyes

The Mosfilm war movies collection greatly enhances understanding of the political psychology of contemporary Russian external aggression, especially the otherwise almost inexplicable official framing of the Ukrainian invasion