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Putin isn't dragging the world back to the 19th century. Obama just needs to stop pretending it's 1991.
Chinese companies will create jobs stateside and are required to play by U.S. rules.
Though some deride Russia for backward thinking, Putin's strategy in Ukraine betrays a nuanced understanding of 21st century geopolitics.
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A power struggle has broken out among pro-Russian leaders in Ukraine: They're fighting for control of a country that doesn't exist yet.
Happy talk isn't going to help Ukraine and Moldova deter Vladimir Putin.
Chinese pile on after the pop star unwittingly visits a controversial shrine.
...and other strategies for managing the world's most important bilateral relationship.
Inside a brewing insurgency as Ukraine sends in the tanks to quell unrest in its chaotic East.
Life was already hard enough for Ukrainians. But now they also have to worry about a Russian army on the march.
Moscow's annexation of Crimea is fueling a surge of "patriotism" -- and a new sense of claustrophobia.
By pledging not to use force outside NATO territory, Obama might as well have given Putin a free pass to annex more territory.
If Putin wants to make a grab for Ukraine's east and south, he'll need to move soon.
Hey, world, we Malaysians know you want straight answers about MH370. But you’re asking the wrong government.
Russians are celebrating Crimea's return. The West is bent on punishing Moscow. And Ukrainians are feeling more besieged than ever.
A viral essay explains why many Taiwanese think their government is selling out to China.
A brief history of leaving China, becoming the other, and turning Japanese.
U.S. sends rations to Ukraine, not weaponry; Fewer $$ means more drugs, less effort; What spit-shined shoes and the Pentagon briefing room have in common; and a bit more.
Ex-prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky visited Kiev this week. But are Ukrainians ready to trust a prominent Russian -- even if he is Putin's foe?
Putin's Ukrainian gambit has transformed the geopolitical chessboard in Eastern Europe. Here's how NATO should respond.
Why Russians have good reason to suspect the West's motives in Ukraine.
Why Washington's foreign policymakers desperately need to study up on their history.
Vladimir Putin's forces in Crimea are trying to pick a fight. But the Ukrainians hunkered down in their bases have every interest in abstaining.