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      4 Angles in Understanding Spread of COVID-19 in US,  Europe
      Jul16

      4 Angles in Understanding Spread of COVID-19 in US, Europe

      Cases of COVID-19 are spiking in U.S. states in the South and West at a time when initially hard-hit Europe is seeing a decline in coronavirus cases and a seeming return to normal. Most European countries have reopened schools as well as retail stores, restaurants, and bars at roughly the same time as about half of U.S. states grapple with a...

      US Should Keep Troops in Germany
      Jun19

      US Should Keep Troops in Germany

      President Donald Trump announced this week that he plans to reduce the number of U.S. soldiers in Germany by 9,500—roughly 28 percent of the force currently stationed in the country. Trump has long and rightfully complained about Germany’s lack of defense spending and cited this as a major reason behind his decision. Even with...

      Basing Troops in Europe Is About US Security. A Pullout Would Be Unwise.
      Jun09

      Basing Troops in Europe Is About US Security. A Pullout Would Be Unwise.

      Unconfirmed news reports say the Trump administration is considering the withdrawal of 9,500 troops from Germany. If true, that would not be a prudent decision, and ultimately would harm U.S. security interests. The Trump administration has done much since 2017 to improve security in Europe. Under President Donald Trump, the U.S. has increased...

      Ukraine’s Zelenskyy Pivots Back to Peace Talks With Russia’s Putin
      May29

      Ukraine’s Zelenskyy Pivots Back to Peace Talks With Russia’s Putin

      KYIV, Ukraine—As Ukraine’s coronavirus lockdown incrementally winds down, Kyiv is pivoting its focus back to ending the war in the eastern Donbas region, where Ukrainian troops have held a Russian invasion force at bay since spring 2014. At a press conference last week to mark his first year in office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr...

      What US Leaving Open Skies Treaty Means for US-Russia Relations
      May27

      What US Leaving Open Skies Treaty Means for US-Russia Relations

      When making foreign policy decisions, one must be careful not to view the world prescriptively (the way we want it to be), but rather to view it descriptively (the harsh reality of what is). That’s easier said than done. After President Donald Trump announced May 21 that the United States would withdraw from the 1992 Treaty on Open Skies,...

      Donald Trump Is Right to Dump the Open Skies Treaty
      May26

      Donald Trump Is Right to Dump the Open Skies Treaty

      To the horror of some arms-control advocates, the Trump administration recently announced its long-considered decision to withdraw from the 1992 Treaty on Open Skies (OST). Despite the expected outcry, it’s fully justified in doing so. For years, Russia has been blatantly violating the 34-nation confidence- and security-building treaty,...

      Ukraine Extends Quarantine on Russian Social Media
      May21

      Ukraine Extends Quarantine on Russian Social Media

      KYIV, Ukraine—Although Ukraine began to ease off its national coronavirus lockdown last week, the country’s ongoing quarantine against Russian disinformation remains in full force. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy approved a measure Friday extending for another three years a national ban on Russian social media sites, email services,...

      Awarding of Pulitzer Prize to the Deeply Flawed ‘1619 Project’ Highlights What’s Wrong With Many of Our  Institutions
      May16

      Awarding of Pulitzer Prize to the Deeply Flawed ‘1619 Project’ Highlights What’s Wrong With Many of Our Institutions

      The New York Times’ “1619 Project”—despite being riddled with historical inaccuracies–is now the winner of a Pulitzer Prize, an outcome that is unfortunate but utterly unsurprising. The award was given specifically to journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, the architect of the 1619 Project. But her lead essay in the project has been lambasted by...

      In Ukraine the ‘Great Patriotic War’ Is History
      May12

      In Ukraine the ‘Great Patriotic War’ Is History

      KYIV, Ukraine—What a difference a day makes. Along with Europe and the United States, Ukraine on Friday marked the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany —a day earlier than in Russia, where “Victory Day” is celebrated on May 9, according to Soviet tradition. Nazi Germany initially surrendered to the Allies in the French city of Reims...

      In Europe, Russian Military Aggression Proves Immune to the Pandemic
      May09

      In Europe, Russian Military Aggression Proves Immune to the Pandemic

      KYIV, Ukraine—As countries across Europe begin scaling back their coronavirus lockdowns, a snapshot of Russian military activities underscores that the Continent’s security problems before the pandemic haven’t gone away. NATO fighter jets intercepted Russian military aircraft approaching allied airspace three times between April 28...