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Avoiding Srebrenica Redux

Twenty years ago, the United States and Europe failed the people of Bosnia. Here's how they can do better this time in Ukraine.

Paul Hockenos |

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Chicken Kiev

Will Russia risk an all-out invasion of Ukraine?

Andrew S. Bowen |

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From Chess Player to Barroom Brawler

There's increasing evidence that Vladimir Putin is dangerously drunk on power -- and reckless.

Mark Galeotti |

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Who Lost Europe?

How the standoff in Ukraine could split NATO and kill the Asia pivot.

Jeffrey Mankoff |

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The Missing Piece in Ensuring Afghanistan’s Peace

Much has gone right in Afghanistan. It’s more secure, stable, and even optimistic. But there's one final tweak needed before America says goodbye.

James Stavridis |

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Jumbo in the Jungle

Is Southeast Asia a haven for hijackers, pirates, and terrorists?

Murray Hiebert |

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It's a Sabotage

Iran’s hard-liners are using mass executions to undermine the nuclear deal.

Ryan Costello |

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Mahmoud Abbas and the 'Jewish State'

In refusing to recognize Israel as the “Jewish state,” the Palestinian leader is denying a fact that even Yasser Arafat was willing to admit.

Robert Satloff |

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The Anderson Doctrine

Director Wes Anderson is waging a twee war on imperialism and the dictatorship of the bourgeoisie.

Jake Scobey-Thal |

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Is Israel About to Invade Gaza Again?

As rockets and threats fly fast and furious, a familiar tension builds in the Middle East.

Amos Harel |

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Why Ukraine Should Risk It All

Forget Crimea. Kiev needs to hold a referendum on secession in all its southeastern provinces.

Alexander Motyl |

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Blind Spot

Why do convictions for the world’s worst crimes neglect survivors of rape?

Lauren Wolfe |

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In the Battle for Crimea, China Wins

How Beijing stands to gain from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Geoff Dyer |

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Same As It Ever Was

Once again, Malaysia's ruling party turns to outdated sodomy laws to discredit the opposition.

Graeme Reid |

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A Ship Without a Rudder

The institutions of the Egyptian state are out of control -- and it is unclear if even Sisi can bring them to heel.

Michael Wahid Hanna |

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What Doesn't Kill Ukraine

If it survives the current crisis in one piece, Kiev will have a new lease on its democratic future.

Maria Popova |

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Japan's Nuclear Fever

How powerful political forces have kept the Japanese nuclear industry going strong after the Fukushima disaster

Douglas Birch |

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Hard Landing, USA

China is rebalancing its economy. Why isn't America?

Stephen S. Roach |

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The Georgian Defense

Putin's Ukrainian gambit has transformed the geopolitical chessboard in Eastern Europe. Here's how NATO should respond.

Michael Cecire |

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Sorry, Putin Isn't Crazy

Why Russians have good reason to suspect the West's motives in Ukraine.

Jeffrey Tayler |

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You Can't Go Home Again

Is the Japanese government finally giving up on resettling Fukushima’s radioactive ghost town?

Eliza Strickland |

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Condemned to Repeat It

Why Washington's foreign policymakers desperately need to study up on their history.

Stephen M. Walt |

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Boots on the Ground

Should NATO troops help enforce an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement?

William J. Durch |

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The Drone Invasion Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Why sensationalizing drone proliferation is going to kill our ability to control them.

Sarah Kreps |

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Exporting Climate Skepticism

Some of the most advanced countries in the world are increasingly rejecting climate change. But where did they get this idea? America, it seems.

Kate Galbraith |

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The New Tyranny

How development experts have empowered dictators and helped to trap millions and millions of people in poverty.

William Easterly |

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Bringing the Pain

Can sanctions hurt Putin enough to make him give up Crimea?

Daniel W. Drezner |

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Putin's Reich

The dark echoes of ethnic nationalism in Russia's lost empire.

Michael Moran |

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Adding Fuel to the Fire

How the American shale gas boom can weaken Russia's hand in Ukraine.

Jason Bordoff |