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  • What happens now in Ukraine?

    What did Washington expect to gain from a successful coup d'état in Ukraine? It gained little enough from the "Orange Revolution" in 2005, that first put Viktor Yuschenko and Yulia Tymoshenko into power in independent Ukraine. Their power produced...
  • Rachel Marsden: The West needs Russia's help more than it realizes

    PARIS -- Remember when you were a kid and packed your bag to run away from home, only to quickly realize that you lacked the requisite means to follow through on your threat? Mom and Dad, after giving you a little time to save face, had to drive down...
  • Obama and EU must bear up to Putin's Ukraine gambit

    Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year. All undone, of course, by the collapse of the Soviet Union, which Russian President Vladimir Putin called "the greatest...
  • America's quiver of outrage is empty

    Don't step over the line and re-militarize the Rhineland. Absorbing Austria would cross a red line. Breaking up Czechoslovakia is unacceptable. Get out of Poland by the announced deadline. The rest was history. Don't dare blow up another American...
  • Rachel Marsden: Ukrainian uprising is a rebellion, not a revolution

    PARIS -- Ceding to protestors' demands, Ukrainian parliament members voted last week to impeach President Viktor Yanukovych and hold early elections, which have been set for May 25. Online "slacktivists," keyboard warriors and various media outlets...
  • Obama's brain-dead approach to global bullies

    Obama's brain-dead approach to global bullies
    Let's face it: The goal of the 2014 Winter Olympics was to stomp Vladimir Putin's Russian Federation, but good. Didn't happen. The odious Putin now revels in his victory, having reversed the ignominy of the 2010 Winter Olympics when we trounced Russia...
  • Ukrainian biathletes are a unifying force of hope at Sochi Olympics

    Ukrainian biathletes are a unifying force of hope at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia -- They had stood crammed together against metal barriers for nearly two hours in the gusting cold, strangers squeezed into neighbors, a mass of wildly varied dialects and different colored flags. The temperature dropped, the wind grew,...
  • U.S. never reaped bonus of post-Cold War world

    WASHINGTON -- Many American viewers of the Olympic Games in Sochi were no doubt disappointed that the Russian and U.S. hockey teams meet in a rematch of their historical 1980 clash for the gold medal. That huge upset sent roars of "USA! USA!" across...
  • Boxer Vitali Klitschko is an opposing force in his Ukraine homeland

     Boxer Vitali Klitschko is an opposing force in his Ukraine homeland
    Vitali Klitschko may have characterized several of his matches in the boxing ring as life-and-death struggles. Now, he knows the real thing. Perhaps you have made the connection between the longtime heavyweight champion of the world and the videos and...
  • While Sochi shines, Ukraine burns

     While Sochi shines, Ukraine burns
    When I landed in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics to watch Vladimir Putin weave his public relations tapestry, stitching the old Russia to his allegedly new Russia, an email was waiting on my phone. It was from a reader in the Chicago suburbs. Her...
  • Dispute of Ukraine's relationship with Russia rages on

    Last weekend when British Prime Minister David Cameron was insisting, once again, this time to François Hollande, that the European Union will have to consent to remake itself before 2017 if it expects to keep Britain from quitting the Union,...