Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe that borders Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west, Romania and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively. It is the largest country entirely within Europe. The articles shown below cover the political and social unrest in the Ukraine as well as the foreign policy decisions made by the United States relative to Ukraine and Russia.

Russia Has Lost Ukraine

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Steve Hochstadt: It turns out that Republicans anxious to score partisan points against the President, the same Republicans who cheered President Bush on when he invaded Iraq, offer only dangerous foreign policy ideas.

What’s Next? The Ukrainian Crisis 2.0

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Walter Moss: The top priority for many Ukrainians, west and east, is overcoming economic misery and political corruption and unresponsiveness to their problems. And Poroshenko has recognized that unemployment and poverty have exacerbated discontent in the east and elsewhere.

Ukraine: A Feast of Fallacies

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John Peeler: The world is messy and complicated. It’s easy to miscalculate, and when multiple actors pile one miscalculation on another, the consequences are always un intended, and usually unpleasant.

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Conservatives Love Vladimir Putin

Lance Simmens: Ultra-conservative orthodoxy and its deep penetration into our political system have weakened the country more than any perceived Obama “weakness.”

Another Cold War?

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Cold War: The new Cold War is upon us, and the American elites have no suggestions except to fight it again.

Democracy’s Global Dilemmas in 2014

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Global Dilemmas — It was a great gift when Karzai refused to allow American troops to remain. We should take that gift.

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