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Azerbaijan, Natural Gas, and the Reluctance of Europe: Two Cure the Third

The last year has shown that Putin perceives that his strengths are paired with Western weaknesses; if the West is to seriously contest with him, it must become serious.

Tymoshenko Grandstands As Ukraine Hangs By A Thread

Today, Ukraine needs leadership who will sacrifice for a nation badly wounded by the last six weeks, not mere politicians looking for another photo opportunity.

Poland the Future Front for the West?

Today, Ukraine stands as the border between Russia’s expansionist drive and the West. Where does Poland fit in?

Europe Misses Russia’s New Empire Amidst Sanction Self-Congratulations

Putin only cares about controlling vassal states from a large enough territory and population to maintain that control, as every Russian Empire has ever done.

Tymoshenko Grandstands As Ukraine Hangs By A Thread

Today, Ukraine needs leadership who will sacrifice for a nation badly wounded by the last six weeks, not mere politicians looking for another photo opportunity.

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Azerbaijan, Natural Gas, and the Reluctance of Europe: Two Cure the Third

The last year has shown that Putin perceives that his strengths are paired with Western weaknesses; if the West is to seriously contest with him, it must become serious.

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Lithuania Struggles with Emigration — A Harbinger of Eastern Europe’s Future

This is a story told in anecdotes and figures of Lithuania’s own struggles with holding onto its population. It is worth the time.

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