A Parable for Putin
July 20, 2014

I learned an important lesson when I was five, and it's one Putin never seems to have learned. 

Pro-Russia Rebels in Ukraine Are Using Malaysia Airlines Victims’ Bodies as a Bargaining Chip
July 20, 2014

Just when the news out of Eastern Ukraine couldn’t get any worse, it did.

Strict European Sanctions Would Hurt Russia. But Don't Hold Your Breath.
July 18, 2014

The U.S. alone can't cripple the Kremlin with economic sanctions.

MAP: Every Dangerous Place Where Airplanes Aren't Supposed to Fly
July 18, 2014

How often do passenger airplanes fly over conflict areas? The answer is frightening.

The Malaysia Airlines Disaster Is Vladimir Putin's Lockerbie Bombing
July 18, 2014

The Russian president can de-escalate or become a Qaddafi-like pariah.

Where Are Putin's American Admirers Now?
July 18, 2014

Let's not forgot those who praised the "brilliant" Russian president.

Obama Points Finger at Putin, Calls Plane Crash in Ukraine "a Wake-Up Call for Europe"
July 18, 2014

Putin "has the most control over the situation, and so far he has not exercised it," the president said.

Conservatives Attacked Obama Over 23 Dead Americans on Malaysia Airlines—Who Didn't Exist
July 18, 2014

Why bother fact-checking when you're using a tragedy for political purposes?

Whoever Shot Down the Malaysia Airlines Plane Probably Didn't Know What They Were Aiming At
July 17, 2014

This would not be the first time that Soviet-era weapons have mistakenly taken down a civilian aircraft.