Individual and collective self-defense

Ukraine War, September 27, 2022: The response of the U.S. and NATO to Putin’s nuclear threats

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Ukraine War, September 9, 2022: Fighting until the last Ukrainian soldier; Ukrainians make incredible sacrifices, while the West won’t even impose secondary sanctions



Ukraine War, August 24, 2024: Biden and the West are doing better in supporting Ukraine and opposing Russian aggression

The Biden administration and the West are doing a better job in supporting Ukraine and resisting Russian aggression. They deserve credit for overcoming some of…


Ukraine War, August 20, 2022: Pelosi visit–White House spins history, instead of getting it right; Large, orchestrated intelligence leak on Russian intelligence failures. To what end?

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Ukraine War, August 18, 2022: The military outlook: Russian advances continue, as Western aid lags; Ukraine and allies are losing the war

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Ukraine War, August 17, 2022: It is time to get serious and end this war

Opinion It is time to get serious and end this war. The West and Ukraine’s allies need to put some skin in the game, and…


Ukraine War, August 16, 2022: Putin, the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, and the risk of nuclear war

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Ukraine War, August 6, 2022: Amnesty International issues Ukraine report that bolsters Russian propaganda (Updated August 9, 2022)

Dispatches 1) “Amnesty Ukraine Chief Quits Over Rights Report,” REE.RL, August 6, 2022; 2) Stephen Pollard, “Amnesty is now utterly morally bankrupt; Its anti-Western obsession…


Ukraine War, August 5, 2022: Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan and Biden’s catastrophic foreign policy failures

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Ukraine War, August 2, 2022 (II): China and Taiwan in Putin’s new world order

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Ukraine War, August 2, 2022 (I): Pelosi’s reckless visit to Taiwan, and Biden’s failure of foreign policy leadership

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