The ongoing Ukraine War is the most recent phase of a gradual escalation that dates back to the 2004 Orange Revolution.
The Ukraine war has driven up food prices around the world, and there’s still room to grow.
Looking through history, Kissinger has a long track record of sacrificing smaller nations on the alter of great power politics.
Kyiv’s path to EU membership must be verifiably rigorous in a way that strengthens not just Ukraine but the bloc as a whole.
The Ukraine war is producing some bitter lessons for those who believed that global society had moved beyond nation-based geopolitics.
It’s a price reckoning that European consumers are already all too familiar with, and now US consumers are starting to feel the pain of high natural gas prices.
After a string of early victories, the tide appears to be slowly turning against Kiev in the Ukraine war.
That strategy being: to bite, to crush, and then to move on.
A fast-declining population has the potential to compromise Russia’s ambitious revisionist plans and perhaps even its own survival as a national state.
A G7 oil ban will be more a matter of economic self-harm than effective foreign policy, unless it is done right.