Ukraine (New)

Is Putin like Hitler?
April 4, 2014

Appeasement, American-style: Kerry reportedly did not raise Crimea withdrawal in Paris talks with Lavrov on March 30
April 1, 2014

Putin’s seizure of the Crimea and Hitler’s seizure of the Sudetenland: The comparison is accurate
April 1, 2014

America’s shame: By-passing Europe to meet with Lavrov before European summit aimed at stiffening response to Russian aggression in Ukraine
March 30, 2014

Fear of Provoking the Aggressor: Obama, Putin, and the West
March 29, 2014

REPRISE—Appeasement in the West: Clueless Obama assures Russia the U.S. rules out the use of force in Ukraine
March 29, 2014

Thinking out loud: Obama’s war of words in the face of Russian aggression
March 27, 2014

Responding to military seizure and annexation of the Crimea: Stronger PERMANENT SANCTIONS against Russia urgently needed
March 26, 2014

Appeasement in the West: Clueless Obama assures Russia the U.S. rules out the use of force in Ukraine
March 20, 2014

Eid-e-shoma mobarak: President Obama’s 2014 Statement on Nowruz
March 20, 2014

Appeasing the Aggressor: (Hybrid-) Pacifists in U.S. and E.U. give Russia a slap on the wrist for aggression and military intervention in the Ukraine
March 18, 2014

To influence Putin: Strong action by the West is required—Analysis and further commentary on the Ukraine
March 14, 2014

Airlift of NATO troops to Ukraine should be considered; U.N. Security Council meets on March 13 (links to video and press statements)
March 13, 2014

The qualities that are needed in a new CIA Director, Part I (with video links to Feinstein Senate speech and Brennan rebuttal)
March 13, 2014

On floor of Senate, Senator Feinstein speaks of grave constitutional violations by CIA (with video link)
March 12, 2014

Washington looks to Angela Merkel for leadership on Ukraine
March 12, 2014

Russian aggression in Ukraine: Commentary from Europe and beyond
March 10, 2014

Western diplomats stumble in the Ukraine—-Stop telephone diplomacy, let Germany lead, and publish serious international law memoranda
March 7, 2014

Ban Ki-Moon’s Special envoy Robert Serry manhandled, blocked, and forced to abandon mission in the Crimea; Repercussions from the Ukraine in the East China Sea and beyond
March 5, 2014

Ukraine: latest news, opinion and analysis
March 5, 2014

Steinmeier warns of extremely dangerous situation in Ukraine; Monday dinner with Lavrov yields no results; OCSE observer mission headed to Ukraine Wednesday
March 4, 2014

More American commentary on the Ukraine
March 4, 2014

Vladimir Putin’s March 4, 2014 press conference (transcript—partial—developing); video links to March 3, 2014 Security Council meeting on Ukraine
March 4, 2014

The fruits of pacifist foreign policies: Aggression in Ukraine, atrocities in Syria; Merkel’s fact-finding mission—a last chance to avert disaster?
March 3, 2014

U.N. Security Council meets at request of Ukraine—with links to press statements following meetings
March 2, 2014

Russia seizes Crimea by force, threatens larger invasion of Ukraine: Putin gambles with Russia’s future in the powder keg of Europe
March 1, 2014

Russia seizes Crimea through use of military force
February 28, 2014

UKRAINE: Russia military intervention underway in Crimea, in flagrant violation of international law
February 28, 2014

Ukraine: Russian military intervention underway or likely, as Putin follows Hitler’s playbook in the Crimea
February 27, 2014

The language issue in Ukraine: The Estonian experience, February 25, 2014

U.S. should revoke MFN status and impose sanctions on Putin and Moscow if Russia intervenes in Ukraine
February 25, 2014

Russia’s Prime Minister Medvedev claims direct threat to Russian citizens, laying basis for Russian military intervention in Ukraine
February 24, 2014

EU-brokered agreement in Ukraine; Parliament acts decisively, restoring 2004 constitution and firing Interior minister; full text of agreement (in English and German)
February 21, 2014

Yanukovych special forces and snipers deliberately murder demonstrators at the Maidan
February 20, 2014

Improvisational foreign policy on the fly: More commentary on Nuland’s Ukraine cell-phone call affair, February 9, 2014

“F… the EU!” — U.S. diplomat Victoria Nuland reveals—once again—the incompetence of the Obama administration
February 7, 2014

Russian economic pressures and actions to force Ukraine not to ratify EU treaty violate international law principle of non-intervention (Updated November 27, 2013)
November 26, 2013