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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Merrick Garland’s tragic epitaph: The man who wouldn’t prosecute Donald Trump

The story of Merrick Garland is a tragic tale of failure crowning an illustrious career. The celebrated proecutor of Timothy McVeigh for the 1995 Oklahoma…


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 28, 2022 (I): The risk of nuclear war is greater than people think; The challenge of ramping up war production to meet Ukraine’s needs; Fear among Western officials of conflict expanding beyond Ukraine; Being “at war” with 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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Ukraine War, April 19, 2022: Planes and parts have been transferred to Ukraine; NATO on sidelines, as analysts express premature sense of victory; No viable strategy for ending war

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