Should We Worry About China's Polar Ambitions?
China has more icebreakers under construction than the U.S.
Lavrov's Lies Stand in the Way of Peace in Ukraine
Russia is reinforcing its forces in Crimea by dispatching more S-400 surface to air missiles there.
With Trump and Putin Distracted, Xi Moves In On Ukraine
Ukraine's future is no longer a binary struggle between a pro-Western and a pro-Russian future. Now, China's in the mix.
China Turns Up the Heat on Taiwan With New Air Routes
Chinese Army aircraft may approach Taiwan under the guise of commercial airliners.
Poroshenko Is Targeting Anti-corruption Campaigners
Ukraine's security service has brought criminal charges against leading reform groups.
Nine Ways Ukraine Can Haul Itself Out of the Mire
Corruption, corruption, corruption. Starting with the judiciary.
Xi's Arming China to Impose Its Influence on the World
Three important things to know about China's burgeoning military policy.
Is Trump Prepared to Lose $1 Trillion to Tackle China?
Does Trump have the necessary perseverance and thoroughness to challenge Xi?
The Forgotten Proxy War Putin Is Fighting Against Us
U.S. military forces in Europe are busily repainting their desert tan equipment in forest green.
As Trump Is Distracted, China Is Moving In On Ukraine
China may ultimately prefer Ukraine to be in Russia's orbit rather than the West's.
Will Trump Finally Agree to Arming Ukraine?
Putin knows that escalation means many more Russian casualties and even more crippling sanctions.
Ukraine was Putin's Testing Ground for Hybrid War
Beyond Ukraine's borders, there's a race to militarize against the revanchist Russian threat.
Hungary's Orban Reaches Out to Diaspora Next Door
156,000 Hungarian speakers live in Ukraine, 1.5 million in Romania, and others live in Serbia, Croatia, and Slovakia.
Ukraine's Role in Bolshevik Revolution is Airbrushed
The USSR was a colonial power from the moment its troops first crossed into Ukraine.
Ukrainians Fiercely Preserve Symbols of the Maidan
A Kiev store that dared paint over revolutionary graffiti was attacked by an angry crowd.
Did Ukraine Provide Rocket Engines to North Korea?
Any proof of Ukrainian complicity on N. Korea's missile program would irreparably damage U.S.-Ukrainian relations.
What Does Trump Think About Putin's War on Religion?
The law imposes an $800 fine for 'illegal preaching' and up to $16,700 on a religious organization.
Putin Is Still In Denial Over the Loss of Ukraine
Nobody in Ukraine talks about Russian fraternity anymore, except in the most bitterly sarcastic of terms.
Ukraine Arms Deal Deals Blow to Putin Backed Rebels
The US is selling Ukraine lethal defensive weapons, including the Javelin anti-tank missile.
Calls For French Magazine Ban Over Use of Attack Images
The magazine defends the publication of the pictures that show victims of the truck attack as a public duty.
How France's Macron Is Pushing Back Against Putin
After he was the subject of a Russia-sponsored smear campaign, Macron hardened his stance.
As Hollande Exits, Five Things To Remember Him For
Hollande's five-year tenure polarized French society and left him with the worst approval ratings in French history.
Macron's Win Over Le Pen in France Sours Moscow's Mood
Despite Vladimir Putin's phone call to Macron, the Russian political establishment is not celebrating.
Voters Have Become Powerful Players in World Politics
Populism is proof of the clash between a globalized world and national democracies.
Macron Is Eyeing Up Britain's Rich Financial Sector
He will prove a tough Brexit negotiator—far tougher than Hollande.
Will the Paris Attack Help Le Pen Win the Presidency?
For Putin, saying Russia is an ally against terrorism is a bargaining chip for lifting sanctions.
Hollande, Trudeau Pay Tribute to Canada's WWI Sacrifice
More than 3,500 Canadian soldiers died during the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France.
Bernard-Henri Lévy: Why I Shall Be Voting for Macron
What is the right way to emerge intact from populism? That is the question.
Europe Holds All the Cards in the Brexit Negotiations
The U.K. wants an outcome other EU leaders haven't sought and have little incentive to make easy.
Theresa May Invokes Article 50: Enter Smoke and Mirrors
Can Britain's negotiations to leave the EU keep the spirit of free trade alive?