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...

Hard vs. Soft Power

written by March 31, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond Risks and rewards in the international battle over the future of Ukraine Russian President Vladimir Putin is gambling that his superior short-term...