Month: February 2022

The Stunted Role of the OSCE

The world’s largest regional security organization is mired in crisis, but Mirco Günther underscores the work of its unarmed international observers along the contact line in Eastern Ukraine. 

PATRICK LAWRENCE: ‘Primacy or World Order’

Stanley Hoffmann doesn’t mention “multipolarity” in his book—maybe the term wasn’t yet in use—but it is precisely the world he was telling Americans about back in 1978 and that is today coming to pass. 

FILM REVIEW: ‘War on the Dnieper’

The moral: nothing is as dangerous as a dim leader convinced of his cleverness by schemers selling nostrums that promise to etch his name in the history books forever, writes Michael Brenner.