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George Beebe

Russia's upper hand puts US-Ukraine at a crossroads
Europe

Russia's upper hand puts US-Ukraine at a crossroads

Absent a compromise settlement, massive levels of aid for Kyiv would have to continue, perhaps indefinitely

Don't disrupt Uzbekistan's Russia-China balance
Asia-Pacific

Don't disrupt Uzbekistan's Russia-China balance

Tashkent is a valuable regional mediator. Washington shouldn't view it as a pawn in its game of great power competition

How China and Russia can help us avoid escalation in the Middle East
Middle East

How China and Russia can help us avoid escalation in the Middle East

Washington needs all the help it can get to prevent a regional conflagration.

Will Ukraine's effort go bankrupt gradually...then suddenly?
Europe

Will Ukraine's effort go bankrupt gradually...then suddenly?

A warning to those who want to shut off aid completely, or even demand a 'complete victory' — be careful what you wish for.

Biden Zelenskyy
Europe

Right versus right in Ukraine

Washington must mitigate the tension between the just cause of helping Kyiv fight, versus the morality of ending a prolonged war.