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NATO Moves Forward with Montenegro

NATO’s invitation to Montenegro could help refocus NATO on its core mission and bring the rest of the Balkans into the Alliance.

A Bloody Century
The Politics of Genocide

The Armenian genocide is not the only mass slaughter of the 20th century to go unfairly unrecognized. It is past time to acknowledge these genocides as such.

Russia and the West
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Arm Ukraine to Avoid Another Bosnia

Failing to arm Ukraine in its struggle against the Russian-backed separatists will lead to a bloodier conflict in the long run.

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Moscow Dissects Central-Eastern Europe

A quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the fight against communism is receding into memory, but the struggle against Kremlin meddling in eastern and central Europe goes on.

Russia and the West
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The Baltics Confront Moscow’s Ambitions

Can NATO protect the Baltic countries against a non-conventional threat from a resurgent Moscow?

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Russia’s Choice: Putinism or Progress

Here are several things Western policymakers can do to help Russia reject the former and choose the latter.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
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The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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