The former Soviet region has deeply rooted historical ethnic, cultural and religious divisions.
The idea that the Ukrainian government could gun down former allies who have become an embarrassment is not exactly a good example.
That and support for Kosovo’s independence just don't add up.
No sane person could possibly claim that our troops left Afghanistan a safer place than in 2002.
If what Putin is doing in the Crimea is wrong, then NATO leaders who led the campaign against Yugoslavia should be indicted.
Glazed over in the rush to demonize the Yanukovych-Russia team is who constitutes the new authority.
Even inside Kabul’s Green Zone, a veritable NATO fortress, movement between locations requires a fully-armed escort.
After 12 years of intervention, thousands of NATO soldiers killed, tens of thousands of Afghans killed, nearly a trillion dollars spent to contain terrorism, and despite our imposition of democratic reform, a terrorist could still get elected president.