Understanding the Ukraine Conflict: The Globalist’s Top Ten
As Putin’s and Russia’s war in Ukraine rages on, we present our top ten features exploring the conflict, its causes and its effects.
July 11, 2023
Reflections on the possible benefits of Prigozhin’s March to Justice – and an important precedent from modern Chinese history.
By J.D. Bindenagel
The international community should pay much closer attention to the completely perverted reasoning behind Putin calling for a “de-Nazification” of Ukraine.
By Gunnar Heinsohn
The destruction of the Kakhovka dam demonstrates that Russia is resorting to increasingly desperate measures. The question is how the West will respond.
By Alexei Bayer
Why we need to worry that the current zeal of Western authorities to go after the Russian oligarchs will decline over time.
By Frank Vogl
Poor countries bear a disproportionate brunt of Putin’s war. But the fundamental reshaping of energy policies also offers seeds of hope for Africa.
By Ayesha Kajee
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.
By Andrés Ortega
Turkey’s strongman leader has expressed support for the besieged country. He has also joined Putin’s assault on the Western media.
By Aykan Erdemir
Even if Russia were to still “win” the war, it will lose the peace. Regime change in Russia is not on the official agenda of the Western Alliance, but it seems a likely result.
By Stephan Richter and Uwe Bott
9. Russia-Ukraine: A Last Chance for Peace
Ukraine could offer to suspend its NATO candidacy for some time, but only in return for Russia’s withdrawal from Donbas.
By Colin Cleary
On Ukraine and Russia, Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz is not acting thoughtfully and with a cool head. Rather, he is damaging Germany’s reputation – and his own party.
By Thomas Hanke