With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the world lost a leader who embodied stability and decency.
While all eyes were on the counteroffensive to reclaim Kherson in the south, the Ukrainians have launched a second attack out of Kharkiv in the northeast.
The new U.K. prime minister could be a superb ally, but the president has to do his part.
There are a few possibilities.
The Kremlin is stoking fears of a nuclear disaster in an attempt to end European support of Ukraine.
Pro-Putin commentators are calling it a feint or a ruse.
American diplomats are still pursuing a new nuclear agreement despite Iran’s aggression in the Middle East.
That it’s considering buying additional missile systems from Russia highlights continued challenges for the United States and its NATO allies.
And an impending Iran deal adds bonus uncertainty to oil markets.
Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu compared the West to Nazis in a recent speech.
We should be wary of being drawn into stories of plots within plots and other intrigue.
The conflict is about more than license plates.
In addition to threats against John Bolton and Mike Pompeo, the Islamic Republic has surveilled members of the think tank community.