Russia

Ukrainian soldiers pass by a volunteer bus burning after a Russian drone hit it near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, on November 23, 2023.

It’s Time to Negotiate With Russia It’s Time to Negotiate With Russia

Diplomacy will be ugly, but peace must be the ultimate goal.

Dec 21, 2023 / Ross Barkan

somber photo American flag, US isolationism

Two Cheers for Isolationism Two Cheers for Isolationism

The left should be arguing that the US’s purpose is its own redevelopment—which is incompatible with global primacy.

Nov 17, 2023 / Jeff Faux

television screen with soldier and american flag; pax americana

How Today’s Turmoil Is Eliciting a Wave of Nostalgia for Pax Americana How Today’s Turmoil Is Eliciting a Wave of Nostalgia for Pax Americana

Yet the notion that the United States ever withdrew from the world is risible.

Oct 17, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

photo of biden and zelenskyy with us and ukrainian flags in the background

Zelensky’s Visit to Washington Zelensky’s Visit to Washington

Time for some hard talking.

Sep 19, 2023 / Anatol Lieven

putin next to russian flags

The West Needs a Russia—Not a Putin—Policy The West Needs a Russia—Not a Putin—Policy

Demonizing Putin is not a policy. It’s an excuse for the absence of one.

Sep 13, 2023 / Artin DerSimonian

Hanna Perekhoda and Ilya Budraitskis.

Resisting Russian Imperialism: 2 Socialists—a Ukrainian and a Russian—on Ukraine’s Struggle for Self-Determination Resisting Russian Imperialism: 2 Socialists—a Ukrainian and a Russian—on Ukraine’s Struggle for Self-Determination

A Nation interview with Hanna Perekhoda and Ilya Budraitskis.

Sep 7, 2023 / Ashley Smith

Joe Biden and Volodomyr Zelenskyy attend the G7 Declaration of Joint Support for Ukraine during the NATO Summit in Lithuania, on July 12.

Advocates for Negotiations to End the Ukraine War Need to Come Out of the Closet Advocates for Negotiations to End the Ukraine War Need to Come Out of the Closet

A brutal and interminable stalemate is forcing a foreign policy reset.

Sep 5, 2023 / Jeet Heer

photo of a US tank; US training ukrainian military how to use it, it will be delivered there

The War Party Is Back The War Party Is Back

Biden’s appointments reflect his policies, and the leaders of his foreign policy team—Secretary of State Antony Blinken and national security adviser Jake Sullivan—are implicated ...

Sep 7, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

wagner mercenary group soldier at memorial for yevgeny priogzhin

Prigozhin, Putin, and What Next? Prigozhin, Putin, and What Next?

Private military companies, war, and the dilemma of the elites.

Aug 24, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

An image of Moscow, Russia's Red Square filled with people celebrating after the failure of the attempted coup in 1991.

In Defeating the August 1991 Coup, Russians Won—and Then Lost—Democracy In Defeating the August 1991 Coup, Russians Won—and Then Lost—Democracy

Will young people continue fighting for freedom?

Aug 17, 2023 / Nadezhda Azhgikhina

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