Thursday, March 5, 2015
  1. A Silk Glove for China’s Iron Fist

    Brahma Chellaney
  2. Angela Merkel’s Moment of Truth

    Joschka Fischer
  3. The Ukrainian School of War

    Stephen Holmes, ET AL

    The Ukrainian School of War

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    &  show why the motivations of Russia, the US, and Europe preclude a diplomatic solution.

    Ukraine revolution anniversary Russian tank Geovien So/ZumaPress

    The ongoing turmoil in Ukraine has frequently been compared to the Yugoslav crisis of the early 1990s – and, indeed, there are many similarities. But, when it comes to understanding why, after a year of increasingly brutal fighting, a resolution seems so remote, the differences are far more important. READ MORE

  4. Managing the ISIS Crisis

    Richard N. Haass
  5. Can Minsk 2.0 Save Ukraine?

    Yuliya Tymoshenko

    Can Minsk 2.0 Save Ukraine?


     doubts that the latest ceasefire will hold – and asks what the West will do if it does not.

    Ukraine soldiers funeral coffin Igor Golovniov/ZumaPress

    The new ceasefire agreement, signed by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine, is unlikely to fare any better than the previous one, because Vladimir Putin has found in Ukraine the perfect tool with which to confound and divide the West. And Putin's firmest political credo is simple: what he can divide, he can rule. READ MORE

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