On the territorial fringes of the alliance, where European military might is at its thinnest, an overconfident Putin might exploit the weakness to conduct a new “hybrid” war.
In the new international norm, assertions of “security concerns” mean strong countries can take over weaker neighbors and redraw ethnic and demographic boundaries.
Protests spread across the country after President Zelensky accepted terms that could lead to the permanent separation of eastern Ukraine.
“It’s just one of those things,” President Trump said of the annexation of Crimea.
The president allegedly held up a $400 million arms deal in order to pressure Ukraine in investigating Joe Biden. What exactly was in the deal?
Last week an international tribunal ordered Ukrainian sailors freed from a Moscow prison. Nothing happened. Both Putin and Trump talk as if law were something for others to obey.
Then-Rep.Beto O’Rourke was often joined by then-Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), who was infamous for his close ties to Russia.