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Europe

Sarkozy vilified for speaking uncomfortable truths about Ukraine

The former French president offers a diplomatic way out — the commentariat responds with reflexive 'pro-Putin' invectives.

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Europe

Ukraine's paradoxical lessons for the future of warfare

It's a warning for NATO: a country that is superbly good at one aspect of fighting may be utterly hopeless at another.

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Military Industrial Complex

How Lockheed's $7.9B stock buyback bonanza is paid for by you

The arms industry titan pockets billions a year in federal contracts then turns around and uses it to enrich its shareholders.

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Europe

Rampant Russophobia takes us down a dangerous path

Demonizing Russian culture and people only makes peace in Ukraine harder to achieve and plays into Putin's propaganda.

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Europe

Rise in German far-right reflects growing sentiment against Ukraine war

This sudden, populist surge can be partially explained by the political and economic upheaval the country is currently experiencing.

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Washington Politics

Bill Kristol leads charge to make Republicans think 'right' on Ukraine

His $2 million campaign wants to ensure that there is only one way to support the people there — and it's not focusing on diplomacy.