Category: Russia

Etienne Balibar: How Will Russia’s War on Ukraine End?

Discussion on the war and what it might take to bring it to an end

Melvin A. Goodman: Moscow’s War In Ukraine vs. Washington’s “Special Military Operation”

The United States has taken a series of military steps that will be difficult to reverse and that will become obstacles to future Russian-American relations

CJ Polychroniou: NATO’s Expansion and New Strategic Concept Broaden the Prospect of Armageddon

A bleak future lies ahead

Patrick Cockburn: The mass ethnic cleansing of Syrian Kurds is collateral damage from the war in Ukraine

A Kurdish family share their story as they seek to escape the impending Turkish advance for the third time in five years

Anatol Lieven: NATO Expansion & What a Ukraine Peace Settlement Could Look Like

We look at the impact of prolonged U.S. military presence in Europe and the overemphasis on Russia or China as enemies to the West

Jack Rasmus: G7 and the Desperation Stage of Russian Sanctions

Like most of the previous six phases of sanctions the purpose of the latest is to deprive Russia of revenues from exports

David Swanson: NATO and Russia Both Aim to Fail

Both sides are thus mindlessly escalating toward nuclear war

Boris Kagarlitsky: Putin’s War Driven by Domestic Politics

NATO expansion and the defense of Donbas are not the primary motivations for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Stoking nationalism to shore up support for Putin’s government is

Medea Benjamin: NATO and a War Foretold

Instead of exploiting this crisis to expand even further, NATO should suspend all new or pending membership applications until the current crisis has been resolved

Adele Walton: Global food crisis: Blame capitalism, not Russia’s war in Ukraine

Small farmers are the world’s primary suppliers of food. It’s imperative we listen to them, not the big corporates

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