Reflections on the former German Chancellor’s sense of her own record and responsibilities in dealing with Putin, Russia and Ukraine.
In contrast to Putin, President Xi at least seems focused on the long game for his country. But why is Xi then supporting Putin’s win-today, lose-thereafter venture?
Recent history reveals the need for the adherence of all nations to a new international security framework.
The international community should pay much closer attention to the completely perverted reasoning behind Putin calling for a “de-Nazification” of Ukraine.
Living in a world where Xi and even Putin still stand tall and U.S. and European interests over how to deal with Russia and China differ significantly.
How Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine are altering many previously long-held assumptions. Being criminal – and monstrous — is what Russia’s presumed “greatness” has been reduced to.
Reflections on the complicit role of the Russian Orthodox Church in Putin’s brutal rule in Russia itself — and beyond Russia’s borders.
We cannot just worry about the Baltic states, we should also consider Georgia. A very timely tribute to Tbilisi and God’s “heavenly feast”.
Turkey’s strongman leader has expressed support for the besieged country. He has also joined Putin’s assault on the Western media.
Turkey, Israel and Syria have been playing a complex tightrope act balancing their international ties and commitments, while keeping a wary eye on Russia’s imperialistic designs.