Anne Applebaum

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Aug. 22 2014 8:00 PMObama Should Lead a New NATOIt’s the best way for him to leave a meaningful foreign policy legacy.
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July 25 2014 9:30 PMRussia’s Corrupt Chokehold on EuropeHow Russia uses its money and energy muscle to keep Europe weak and divided.
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July 11 2014 8:00 PMWelcome to Free KievAs Russia becomes more oppressive, émigrés are seeking refuge in Ukraine’s capital.
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May 30 2014 1:40 PMA Tale of Two EuropesUkraine is desperate to escape what Europe’s far-right wants to become. 
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May 1 2014 8:01 PMSanctioning WeaknessThe West can no longer afford to be reactive and tardy in its strategic thinking.
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March 28 2014 8:00 PMRussia’s Anti-Western Rhetoric Is SpreadingAnd President Obama is wrong to ignore it.
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March 5 2014 8:00 PMPutin’s EnablersThe West is complicit in Russia’s corruption.
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Feb. 20 2014 8:00 PMDecoding UkraineA lexicon of the smears, stereotypes, and clichés used to describe the battle for the country’s future.
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Jan. 24 2014 8:01 PMThe End of the Color RevolutionsThe events in Ukraine destroy several myths about how democracy will advance.
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Dec. 27 2013 11:30 AMThe Return of HistoryWe are not locked in a new Cold War, but China and Russia are bringing back Cold War tactics.
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Nov. 28 2013 8:00 PMChicken KievVladimir Putin cowed the Ukrainian government with sticks and carrots the EU can’t match.
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Oct. 31 2013 6:01 PMWhy Did the NSA Tap Angela Merkel’s Cellphone?Because it could. And that isn’t reason enough.
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Oct. 2 2013 3:42 PMThe GOP’s Tantrum Is Bad for America’s CredibilityAspiring democracies look to the U.S. as a role model, but the shutdown makes us look silly.
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Sept. 19 2013 7:26 PMRussia’s Empire Strikes BackVladimir Putin’s empire-building has little to do with Russia’s interests. It’s all about what’s good for him and his cronies.
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Aug. 23 2013 2:30 PMAmerica’s True Ally in EgyptThe United States should stand up for democracy, not the players on the ground.
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Aug. 8 2014 8:00 PMWar and McPeaceRussia’s ban on Western imports exposes the myth that global trade could end global conflict.
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July 18 2014 1:00 PMThe End of the Russian Fairy TaleThe downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane has exposed the chaos in Ukraine as a real war. 
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June 12 2014 8:00 PMDemocracy’s Last World Cup?The cost and corruption that come with the games make them appealing to dictators, not democracies.
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May 15 2014 8:00 PMDictatorship DoublespeakWhy the authoritarian critique of Western democracy misses the mark.
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April 16 2014 6:10 PMPutin’s New Kind of WarForget D-Day or “shock and awe.” The Kremlin is reinventing invasions with thugs, criminals, and lies.
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March 20 2014 8:00 PMRussia Will Never Be Like UsWe’ve spent 20 years trying to make it a Western country. Bad idea.
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Feb. 27 2014 11:26 AMThinking ProvocativelyVladimir Putin doesn’t need to invade Ukraine. He can destabilize it from the Kremlin.
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Feb. 5 2014 8:00 PMStarvation Has Become One of Bashar al-Assad’s Favorite Ways to Kill
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Jan. 8 2014 8:01 PMIt’s Hard to Reform Corrupt Democracies. Here’s Why.
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Dec. 6 2013 8:00 PMIf South Africans Want to Honor Mandela, They Should Vote for Someone Outside His Party
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Nov. 13 2013 5:09 PMWhy America’s Critics Will Miss the U.S. SuperpowerFor all of its faults, no one comes to the world’s aid like the United States.
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Oct. 16 2013 6:16 PMThe Iran We KnowIt’s fine to hold nuclear talks with Tehran. But we shouldn’t fool ourselves into thinking that Iran has changed its ways. 

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Sept. 23 2013 2:30 PMThe Empress of EuropeAngela Merkel is dull, frumpy, and uncharismatic—and that may be exactly why Germans have re-elected her chancellor for the third time.
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Sept. 6 2013 8:30 AMThe Real Problem With Obama’s Syria PolicyThe president fails to understand how his words are interpreted around the world.
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July 26 2013 1:00 PMOur Stifling Strategy for SyriaAmerica’s approach to the war-torn country lacks creativity, initiative, and almost any international leadership. 

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