Putin’s war is transforming European security. But not yet fast enough.
Iran’s rulers enthusiastically seek to destroy the liberal world order and therefore support Russia’s aggression. But they can’t manage full-throated support.
Countering a Swedish-Finnish bid for NATO membership has been a perennial Kremlin goal. That now looks to have failed as the countries seem poised to join.
The West is beginning to think about a long war in Ukraine, but for most allies, the end game is still far from clear.
Vladimir Putin might have cut off gas to Poland and Bulgaria following his invasion of Ukraine. But his real target is European sanctions unity.
When American and European leaders meet this weekend for the second round of the Trade and Technology Council, they will insist on transatlantic harmony.
Russia’s failed invasion of Ukraine can pave the way to ending the Kremlin’s weaponized disinformation against the West.