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Boris Johnson: 6 Steps the West Must Take to Help Ukraine Right Now

It is no longer enough to express warm platitudes about the rules-based international order. We are going to have to actively defend it against a sustained attempt to rewrite the rules by force and…

The European Union can now get tough with miscreant members. Will it?

Faced with creeping autocracy, Europe’s highest court has rendered a landmark ruling, along with a warning, intended mainly for Hungary and Poland: By flouting democratic norms, your economies might…

This Is Putin’s War. But America and NATO Aren’t Innocent Bystanders.

This is Putin’s war. He’s a bad leader for Russia and its neighbors. But America and NATO are not just innocent bystanders in his evolution.

No Justification for a Brazen Invasion

To answer Mr. Biden’s anguished question, nobody and nothing have given Mr. Putin the right to seize territory or decide the fate of neighboring nations. The consequences of his aggression will be…

Russia already is destabilizing Latin American democracy — without military might

Although the threat of Russian military bases in Latin America may be seen as bluster, the reality is that Putin does not need them to exert his damaging influence in the region. He has long taken…

Putin Is Repeating the USSR’s Mistakes

Putin's nostalgic desire to effectively re-create the Soviet Union (without its global ideological rationale, since he stands only for autocracy and Russian power), if necessary by force, appears to…

We’ve Entered a New Phase of the Pandemic. It’s Time for New Metrics.

New guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for community masking are a welcome change. They are reasonable, well-timed and consistent with the science that needs to be guiding…

We Are All Living in Vladimir Putin’s World Now

What we called the 30-year peace that followed the Cold War has now ended. Future historians will look at these last decades, by and large, much like they look at the interwar period, as an…

The Kremlin’s Gas Wars

ith the right steps, Brussels can implement such a strategy promptly and in an economically feasible manner. But it will need to act quickly. If it fails to do so, the European Union could face a…

Why Vladimir Putin has already lost this war

The Russians may yet conquer Ukraine. But Ukrainians have shown in the past few days that they will not let them hold it