Here's What's Happening in Ukraine Right Now
March 03, 2014

A news roundup about the escalating crisis.

"Russia Is Repeating 1968"
March 02, 2014

Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina on the occupation of Crimea—and the silence in Moscow

The Pinochet Myth Is Alive and Well Among Pundits Who Write About Egypt
March 02, 2014

Columnists keep saying the Chilean dictator was a brute who modernized the economy. Actually, he was a brute with a rotten economic record. Take heed, Egyptians.

The U.S. Must Isolate Russia for the Sake of Nuclear Nonproliferation
March 02, 2014

Putin’s use of force in Crimea undermines a key post-Cold War agreement on the denuclearization of Ukraine.

Russia's War in Crimea Could Have Happened 20 Years Ago, But Didn't. This Is What Changed
March 02, 2014

Western arrogance left Russia feeling humiliated—and led to the rise of Vladimir Putin.

The Crisis in Ukraine Could Hurt Your Wallet
March 02, 2014

If energy is disrupted, gas prices and plane fares in the U.S. could go up.

Why Vladimir Putin Needs a Poor, Aggressive Russia
March 02, 2014

Russia's anti-Putin social media stars explain why keeping Russians poor will keep them from developing a sense of power.

Meet Vladimir Putin's American Apologist
March 02, 2014

We need to "understand" Russia's view of aggression? Try to apply that logic next time some American neocon calls for invading someone.

Here's What International Law Says About Russia's Intervention in Ukraine
March 02, 2014

There are only 3 cases in which a nation can use force against another nation. Does this pass that test?