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...

Merkel Shows Her Mettle

written by March 24, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond Reacting to Crimean annexation, Merkel sets a hard line precedent It was not inevitable that Angela Merkel would become Europe's geopolitical as...