As bad as President Obama's foreign policy has been, quitting now - or appearing to quit - would only make things worse.
Despite the tugs of history and ethnicity, Ukraine and Crimea managed to get along pretty well for more than 22 years.
Russia's anti-gay laws are scary on paper. But, as Masha Gessen made plain, those laws are more frightening in reality.
President Obama needs to pivot away from foreign policy to the pressing domestic issues we face, including Obamacare and the economy.
By Ed Rogers
September 11, 2013
It got almost no notice, but at yesterday’s Senate hearing on Syria, the secretary of state made a stunning revelation.
The openly gay American journalist took expression of displeasure with Russia’s homophobic laws to heroic new heights.
Even if there ever was an Obama-Putin relationship, it's over for the rest of the Obama presidency. It will be up to the next president to push the re-reset button.
By Ed Rogers
August 7, 2013
An interview with 22-year-old activist and successful local candidate Vera Kichanova.
By Susannah Jacob
July 19, 2013
The growing evidence that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons provides an opportunity for the two countries that have the most influence over the situation to jointly force the Syrian president to hand over power.
Unless U.S. policy toward post-Soviet Russia changes, we risk plunging into a new Cold War.