Europe

The European-Ukrainian Nuclear Mistake


Since the end of the Cold War, Europe has botched several major security crises, from refugees to referenda. Europe’s worst mistake was the nuclear disarmament of Ukraine 23 years ago. It continues to have lasting, negative consequences for European security. In 1991, with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Ukraine...

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Putin’s Not Pausing for a Victory Lap


On May 17 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel in charge of the FBI investigation into Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election “and related matters.” Russian President Vladimir Putin however is not waiting for Mueller’s investigation...