The Polish government declared the 1943 killings of its citizens in Ukraine’s Volhynia genocide. The overreaching claim distracts the two countries from what they should be doing: securing closer ties.
Xi Jinping continues to purge political detractors in the People’s Liberation Army in his relentless quest to consolidate power. These sidelined officers may be waiting for Xi to falter before they strike back.
Umland on the perils of betraying Ukraine, Navarro on China’s plans to dominate, Winik on FDR and the Jews, Matthee on South Africa’s pivot from the West, Totten on Russia in Syria, Coclanis on Brazil in crisis, and more.