Posts Tagged ‘ John Herbst ’

How to Beat Down a Bully

Aug 18th, 2014 | By

There’s only one way to stop Putin’s ugly new doctrine of irregular intervention — hit back even harder. By Jefferey A. Stacey, John Herbst August 16, 2014 The international community is at long last beginning to take a strong stand against Moscow’s aggression in eastern Ukraine. There is solid evidence indicating not only that Malaysia…

Washington’s Sensible Ukraine Approach

Feb 12th, 2014 | By

February 12, 2014 John Herbst Much of the international community has been titillated by the secretly recorded phone conversation between the State Department’s Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, Victoria Nuland, and the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt. In the phone call [3] Ms. Nuland pungently criticizes the European Union and opines to…

What the West Must Do for Ukraine

Jan 28th, 2014 | By

By JOHN HERBST, WILLIAM GREEN MILLER, STEVEN K. PIFER and WILLIAM B. TAYLOR Jr. JAN. 28, 2014 Washington — Ukraine is on the verge of spinning out of control. A pro-European protest that began more than two months ago in Kiev’s central square has flared into broad, angry opposition to the authoritarian policies of President…