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The August Vote That Changed Russia’s History

If the Russian parliament of August 1999 hadn’t been preoccupied with meaningless, divisive politics, they might have been less careless in their vote to approve Vladimir Putin as prime minister.

Only a Comprehensive Approach Will Solve Europe’s Migration Crisis

The European Union must cooperate on border strategies, but also strategies to reduce the deprivation, corruption, and fear that’s driving the migrants to Europe.

Only One Good Option on North Korea

There’s only one good option now that North Korea can launch a nuclear warhead. In lieu of “fire and fury,” a less catastrophic solution could be negotiating an end to the Korean War.

Enforcing Travel Ban on Putin’s Deputy PM

Western democracies must stay firm enforcing sanctions that target violators of international norms such as Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin who continues to try to circumvent them.