Stabilizing U.S.-Chinese Relations

written by October 10, 2018
Stabilizing U.S.-Chinese Relations Written by: Amanda Spencer The relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China is more fragile than at any...

A Useful Stalemate in Ukraine

written by August 10, 2015
  Photo credit: Nicolas Raymond / freestock.ca¹ By Elizabeth Pond Elizabeth Pond argues that Putin's undeclared war on once-fraternal Ukraine has destroyed Moscow's influence on...

Do not arm Ukraine

written by April 17, 2015
by Elizabeth Pond Hawks in Washington are arguing that the West should deliver lethal defensive weapons to the Ukrainian armed forces. At a moment of...

Words of Encouragement

written by May 27, 2014
Words of Encouragement By Elizabeth Pond   They came to celebrate, to mourn, and to warn. Over five days in mid-May global glitterati gathered in...

Are Ukrainians Europeans?

written by April 25, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond Ukrainian desire to be European tragically matured at the wrong time Protests pressing the Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych to drop the country’s...

What is at Stake in Ukraine

written by April 21, 2014
By Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller and Dr. Daniela Schwarzer Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its efforts to destabilize the transitional government in Kyiv have reframed the...

Outgunned and alone

written by April 18, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond If Russia attacks openly, Ukraine’s military will be no match for Putin’s forces With the situation in Donetsk and elsewhere escalating, and...

Ukraine’s Maximum Danger

written by April 11, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond There is a reason for President Barack Obama's plea to Russian President Vladimir Putin today to pull back the massed Russian troops...