World Events

A New President Faces Familiar Challenges in Seoul

Yoon Suk-yeol wants to remake South Korea as a global player, but first he must contend with challenges from Japan and North Korea.

Seyed Hossein Mousavian: Regime Exile or Tehran’s Man in America?

Mousavian came to the U.S. in 2009 and advised Obama on the nuclear deal. He claims to be a moderate but his musings contain subtle threats of violence

The Ukraine War’s Nuclear Fallout

Putin’s nuclear blackmail has deterred America from direct intervention. Would-be aggressors around the world are watching.

Russia and China Team Up to Accuse America of ’Imperialism’

China has been quiet on Russia’s war effort, but draws parallels between our assistance to Ukraine and our support of Taiwan

Could Putin Do the Unthinkable?

Use of weapons of mass destruction would create America’s greatest national security crisis in living memory.

Attacks in Israel Continue, but for How Long?

With backing from Iran, Hamas and other terror groups vow more violence.

Macron Will Have Little Time to Savor His Victory

Next up: parliamentary elections.

How Ukraine’s Neighbors Will Shape Its War Effort

Poland, Romania, and Slovakia have been especially helpful. And then there are Belarus and Hungary.

Does Russia Have Designs on Southern Ukraine?

While the action heats up in the east, statements from two retired generals point to an attempt on Odesa.

The Donbas and Beyond

What is about to transpire may devolve into a campaign of attrition.

Lenin Returns to Ukraine

It’s part of Russia’s attempt to ‘put things back the way they were.’

Video: All Things Ukraine

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Russia Decides to Blame NATO for Sinking the Moskva

This kind of messaging could be used to pre-justify any activities Russia might take against NATO countries.

Russia’s Dark History—and Bleak Future

Its tragic history is filled with regrettable decisions.

What Will Ukraine Do With Captured Putin Pal Viktor Medvedchuk?

Zelensky has suggested a prisoner exchange, but so far Russia is rejecting it.

Vladimir Kara-Murza, Imprisoned but Undaunted

The Russian pro-democracy leader was sentenced to 15 days in prison after criticizing Putin in a CNN interview on Monday.