If readers think that a military victory in Ukraine can avoid a nuclear confrontation or that the removal of Vladimir Putin’s regime will usher in Russian leaders of any entirely different ilk, read again. The crisis has moved to a new level.
An escalating crisis in Ukraine makes it imperative that we restore key contacts between the United States and Russia. It’s time we realize that interacting with our adversary is not a sign of approval, it is a necessity. Nuclear powers, especially in this context, have responsibilities to ourselves and the rest of the world.
It’s time to reach America’s Independents and moderates and convince them to take a bigger role in the political future of our country. There has never been a better time to do it.
Can we talk? No, really talk. The issue may be more emotional than any mandate or “frank” discussion can address.
At the core of much that ails us is a profound question that has been largely ignored.
Ten years ago I came out with a book, “Partners in Space: US-Russian Cooperation after the Cold War.”
This morning, Susan Eisenhower appeared as a guest on WAMU’s The Diane Rehm Show.
At a campaign fundraiser yesterday, Hillary Clinton managed to step on a geopolitical landmine when she compared Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler.
In transformational times, assessing and reassessing one’s basic assumptions is critical for navigating the confusing and dangerous shoals of public and foreign affairs.