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November 16, 2023

Should we seize Russian funds to pay for the war in Ukraine? Commentators weigh in.

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There are substantive arguments for and against such an approach.

June 20, 2023

The U.S. needs to launch a diplomatic surge on Ukraine

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The Biden administration must up its game in the diplomatic arena.

January 24, 2023

Are we seeing the beginning of the end of Putinism?

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The Russian president will never recover from his disastrous war in Ukraine.

January 4, 2023

The world can’t allow the ex-president of Georgia to die in detention

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Mikheil Saakashvili doesn't deserve the abuse he's currently enduring.

October 13, 2022

Putin can escalate the war. But it comes with enormous costs.

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The best way for Putin to hold on to power is to end his invasion today.

September 8, 2022

The sanctions against Russia still have holes. Here’s how to plug them.

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Six months into the war, the West's sanctions need an update.

August 4, 2022

‘Realists’ have it wrong: Putin, not Zelensky, is the one who can end the war.

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No swap of sovereignty for peace can do more than slow Russia's aims in Ukraine.

June 1, 2022

Want to undermine Putin? Help Russians who are opposed to the war.

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Russians who have fled their homeland out of opposition to the war deserve the West's help.

May 3, 2022

The West needs to up its sanctions game against Russia

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The sanctions regime still needs fine-tuning.

April 13, 2022

The West shouldn’t back down in the face of Putin’s threats

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The West shouldn't back down in the face of Putin's threats.