When countries have problems at home, dictators play up foreign threats and stoke nationalism.
The more powerful a man like Vladimir Putin gets, the more problems he creates.
The Republican critique of the first year of Biden’s foreign-policy performance is clear. Where’s the White House rejoinder?
U.S. and its NATO allies lacked both an effective counter to Putin’s strategy and a realistic grasp of Putin’s ambitions.
Quite what Russia’s next move against Ukraine might be is, to say the least, uncertain.
There’s no clarifying or walking back what everyone witnessed at that press conference.