As NATO meets to discuss the tension on the Russian border to Ukraine, and the papers fill with denunciations of Putin’s aggression, I still find it…
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War and history are intertwined. Entire conceptions of history are defined by what status one accords to war in one’s theory of change. War is certainly…
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With the war in Ukraine grinding on and the French election heating up, for #3 in the three part exchange between the Chartbook and the FT’s Unhedged…
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The Western sanctions on the Russian financial system announced over the weekend are doing their work on Monday. As far as Russia is concerned…
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What is the future of the dollar-based financial order in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine? Are we entering a new financial and economic regime…
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Containers of Dodge trucks awaiting shipment to Russia under the lend-lease agreement, August 1943. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; Alfred T…
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Rising prices continue to dominate the headlines. The impact on household budgets is felt above all by those least well off. There is talk of a cost of…
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Russian forces attempted to cross the Siverskyi Donets river in eastern Ukraine this month using a pontoon bridge, but their tanks and armoured vehicles…
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Yup. You read that correctly. That is apparently a van blasting a speech given by Chicago University professor of international relations John…
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On the afternoon of February 24 2022 East Coast time, the day Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, after a morning of consultation with…
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How do you weigh the effectiveness of an economic weapon? How do you gauge the likely impact on your antagonist? How do you assess the cost to yourself…
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The successful Allied landings on the beaches of Normandy on 6 June 1944 stand as one of the defining events of mid twentieth-century history. D-Day…
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