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Crimea Declares a State of Emergency

Ukrainian President Poroshenko is provoking Putin in the hopes of drawing Western attention. It’s a risky move.

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German Cabinet Minister: Putin Using Hitler's Tactics

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble accused Putin of emulating Hitler’s tactics in the Crimea. He has a point. Putin is no Hitler, but he’s using the same playbook.

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Putin Puts Obama in No-Win Situation in Iran

Putin has made it increasingly clear that he intends to respond to Western sanctions by frustrating nuclear talks with Iran. Obama may face the choice he’s worked hardest to avoid: attack Iran, or allow it to go nuclear.

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Russia Warns: We'll Play the Iran Card Against U.S., EU

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister is threatening to alter Russia’s stance on Iran if the West doesn’t come around on Crimea. This is Obama’s nightmare scenario.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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