Can Ukraine Gnaw Its Way out of Trouble?

by John Feffer Animals caught in a trap will often chew off a limb to escape. Even the occasional human being has resorted to this nightmare option, as the hiker Aron Ralston did when a boulder pinned his arm in… Continue Reading  

What are Russia’s Options in Ukraine?

by Mark N. Katz Now that Russian forces have taken Crimea away from Ukraine, what will President Vladimir Putin do next? There’s one thing he clearly will not do, and that’s give Crimea back to Kiev, as Ukrainian and Western… Continue Reading