Tag: Cold War Era

Where Is Germany in the Ukraine Standoff? Its Allies Wonder.

BERLIN — The United States and its NATO allies are moving to bulk up their military commitments in the Baltics and Eastern Europe as the standoff with Russia over Ukraine deepens. Denmark is sending fighter jets to Lithuania and a frigate to the Baltic Sea. France has offered to send troops to Romania. Spain is […]

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War Looms Between Russia and Ukraine, but Diplomatic Options Remain

Defusing Ukraine It is possible that Mr. Putin’s bottom line in this conflict is simple: that he wants to stop Ukraine from joining NATO and get an assurance that the United States and NATO will never place offensive weapons that threaten Russia’s security on Ukrainian territory. On those two issues, it would seem, there is […]

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