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Would NATO go to war with Russia?

It’s a question they have been asking in the Kremlin for generations, although apprehensions are perhaps more pronounced today than they were even during much...

For a few hopeful days last week, it seemed as though Vladimir Putin had abandoned Russia’s campaign of adventurism in Ukraine. A promising report in...

The war between Russia and Ukraine does not involve NATO. But it may decide its future. The central question surrounding Russia’s behavior of late is this:...

It's good to read that U.S. troops and armored personnel carriers rolled through an Estonian town on the border with Russia to celebrate Estonia's independence....

Just as European nations expressed their eagerness to ratchet down their already weak sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian rebels have once again stepped up their offensive...

Over at the American Enterprise Institute website, I argue that the Turkish government has been the biggest hypocrite to send a representative to march against...

Two important stories out of the former Soviet Union broke today, each with implications for trade, security, and perhaps even NATO expansion in Europe. The...

Two years ago, I wrote about an attack on American sailors at a port call in Turkey. At the time, some in the Pentagon tried...

Amid so many foreign-policy disasters--from the "chickenshit" insult to a major American ally to, in a more serious vein, the continuing gains of ISIS in...

Politico has a perceptive story wondering whether and how President Obama’s decision to extend the war against ISIS to Syria will affect his UN diplomacy...

A spate of stories in today’s news offers a convincing answer to those asking how a war-weary nation--as we are told we are, again and...

Although Vladimir Putin’s expansionist agenda and deadly authoritarianism have finally earned regular coverage from the media, I’m still at a loss to explain why one...