Lake Dodson // Until mutual concessions are made to allow Ukrainian free trade or the Russian invasion of Ukraine ends, the lives of billions hang in the balance as “Europe’s breadbasket” is pillaged.
Noah Schwartz // If we accept that the massive military presence we maintain is more of a threat to US democratic norms than Russia, the only option is a peace dividend of mass defense cuts.
Lajos Kossuth on Broadway. New York Public Library Digital Collection. Public domain. Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech to Congress Wednesday night saw the leader receive a standing ovation roughly once every ninety seconds. The enthusiasm brought to mind a similar episode 171 years ago: a visit by Hungarian revolutionary Lajos Kossuth. Kossuth had led Hungary … Continue reading Zelensky’s Visit, “Kossuth Mania,” and America’s Altered Foreign Policy Debate
By Dayan Reynolds // Regardless of how the war in Ukraine impacts Russia’s influence in other corners of the world, one thing is clear: its stock in Africa is still on the rise.
By Lake Dodson // Despite Finland and Sweden both moving to join NATO, Finland appears to be working far more diligently to do so.
By Benjamin Giltner // In order to accomplish its national interests, the United States will need to support the “Finlandization” of Ukraine.
By Nicholas Kwasnik // Ukraine is important to U.S. national interests, but war with Russia is not the right way to defend them. Such a war would be a human and financial catastrophe.
By Noah Schwartz // With limited communication between Washington and Moscow, it is wise to clearly lay out America’s intentions and goals. President Biden should not be ashamed for taking the end of the world off the table.
By Lake Dodson & Benedicta Kwartang // As Ukraine fights for sovereignty and territory, Taiwan is increasingly inspired to think more highly of its own self-defense.
By Sophie Boulter // It is time for the U.S. to modernize and apply the doctrine of containment to the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine. This will ensure that the U.S. can work with and protect its allies without exacerbating the war.