Images from the past month showing scenes from Kharkiv, Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Donetsk, Mariupol, and more
We focus too much on military force instead of considering economic, technological, social, and political structures.
In a wide-ranging conversation, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan talks about how Putin’s invasion has gone wrong, a fraught meeting with the Saudi crown prince, and the upcoming anniversary of the Afghanistan withdrawal.
I understand why people hate all things Russian right now. But our literature did not put Putin in power or cause this war.
The Ukrainian city has been hit with rocket attacks, rumors of rocket attacks, and much else.
After Russia’s invasion, many post-Soviet immigrants in the U.S. are estranged from or barely speaking with longtime friends back home.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO’s former secretary-general, is not impressed by Emmanuel Macron’s diplomacy with Russia over Ukraine.
What were once perceived to be weaknesses are turning out to be advantages.
I am angry that Russia might get away with what it has done to Ukraine, that my friends and loved ones are constantly in danger. But I have no way to release this emotion, so it builds.
Why the U.S. adversary is a lot like Al Capone
The great paradox in the world today is that the “dumb simplicity” of America’s self-perception is both obviously bogus and fundamentally true.
In a narrow but important sense, the world has become more amenable to the former president. And yet.
Kyiv’s success against Moscow forces us to reexamine our assumptions about what it means to be powerful.
The Russo-Japanese War led not just to an immediate revolution, but to deeper and longer-lasting change years later.
A look at the grim scenarios—and the U.S. playbook for each
Putin’s template is simple: flatten cities, install satraps, rule by fear.
An ex-Soviet state’s national myths—as well as the forces of nationalism, economics, culture, and religion—all pull it away from Moscow. Can Russia really compete?
Shoring up the nation’s supply chain is the single greatest challenge to the national defense.
He should call it a fight not for democracy but for sovereignty.
The country’s young people have been forced to make decisions much tougher than most adults are capable of. I feel some small sense of common cause.