Ukraine

Ukraine War, May 23; 2022: Mitt Romney–“We Must Prepare for Putin’s Worst Weapons”; Anne Applebaum dissects the illusion of an off-ramp for Putin; María R. Sahuquillo reports on the fighting

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Ukraine War, May 11, 2022 (I): Spinning leaked revelations about intelligence sharing, U.S. officials evidence continued confusion about international law; Azovstal steelworks fighters plead for evacuation of wounded; France and Germany push back on American war aims; U.S. should limit war aims to requirements of U.N. Charter and international law


Ukraine War, May 10, 2022 (II): The hard work ahead in the non-allied countries, to get them to joint the anti-Russian coalition



Ukraine War, May 8, 2022: In emotionally powerful symbolic move, First Lady Jill Biden meets with First Lady Olena Zelenska in Ukraine on Mother’s Day and VE Day; The moral responsibility of journalists for disclosures of sensitive military information (“Loose lips sink ships.”)



Ukraine War, May 3, 2022 (II): Pope Francis’ confused comments on Russian invasion of Ukraine

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Ukraine War, May 2, 2022: American intelligence indicates Putin plans to annex southern Ukraine; If Russia annexes southern Ukraine, “Permanent War” likely; U.S. intelligence agencies provide critical assistance to Ukraine

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Ukraine War, May 1, 2022: Conditions for negotiation and settlement; Russia running out of precision-guided weapons; Warning against war aim of humiliating Russia

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Ukraine War, April 26, 2022: Another day in the war; Lavrov makes new nuclear threats

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Ukraine War, April 25, 2022: Finland and Sweden agree to jointly request NATO membership; Trip by Blinken and Austin to Kviv reveals muddled thinking in Biden’s foreign policy team

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Ukraine War, April 21, 2022 (I): Biden cancels tactical nuclear weapons program; Yellen worries about impact on global economy of European energy embargo; Biden finally closes American ports to Russian shipping

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Ukraine War, April 20, 2022: Fog at Foggy Bottom; Lavrov rules out nuclear war; Bret Stevens on Zelensky and leadership; What is the strategy?

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