The Russian invasion of Ukraine is an existential crisis and a direct challenge to the international security order. At stake is not only Ukraine, but the future of European security.
Russia is menacing the world with hunger and revolution, but the solutions are far from obvious.
Russia is weaponizing starvation.
Islam has been on the rise in Russia’s south, posing some difficult questions for authorities concerned about religious radicalization.
Ukraine’s defense against Russia has relied heavily on the contribution of women, from the frontline to the bomb shelter.
Russia is keen to emphasize its space technology, but so far it’s the West that has most noticeably deployed its orbiting assets to help Ukraine and counter the Kremlin’s untruths.
Russian information outlets are recovering from a bad start. How can they be countered?
Russia’s military may have been badly damaged but that will mean other tactics will come back into play.
The West’s grasp of Russian foreign policy rests on a profound misunderstanding of Vladimir Putin’s regime. What happens abroad serves only the domestic audience.
Some European countries are once again toying with the idea that Ukraine should be forced to cease fire, even as its forces advance. This would be a disaster for the continent.