UkraineAlert Jan 22, 2022
Stop asking what Putin wants and start asking what Ukrainians want
By Mychailo Wynnyckyj
Fears of a major European war have sparked endless speculation over what Putin may want and how the West should react, but Ukraine itself has been largely reduced to the status of bystander in its own national drama.
New Atlanticist Jan 20, 2022
Pakistan’s ‘Praetorian’ state is a troubling model for a Taliban-led Afghanistan
By Ben Acheson
If the Taliban emulates Pakistan’s Praetorian model, it will further erode all work done to grow a healthy Afghan civil society and develop civilian institutions.