Arnold’s Master Class

At PolitiFact, Angie Drobnic Holan explains what Governor Schwarzenegger did write in his message to the Russian people. Start in a friendly way. Schwarzenegger doesn’t address the hardest thing first. On the contrary, he begins the video by thanking “my dear...

Captive Nations

President Reagan’s 1987 Captive Nations proclamation: For nearly three decades Captive Nations Week has symbolized the American people’s solidarity with all throughout the world who courageously seek freedom and independence from Soviet domination. During...

“The Truth Is the Target”

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter, CNN Business: Monday attack on a Fox News crew reporting near the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv left two of the network’s journalists dead and its correspondent severely injured, the channel said on Tuesday. Killed in the attack were...

Journalist Dies In Ukraine

From The Independent: Brent Renaud, an award-winning US filmmaker and former contributor to The New York Times, was fatally shot by Russian forces in Irpin, close to Kyiv, according to officials in Ukraine. The Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker, working...

The Darkness of Putin

Nic Robertson at CNN: I leave Moscow angry and sad. It feels like a passage out of darkness to light, but left behind are friends trapped in one man’s tunnel vision. Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t just destroying Ukraine, but two nations,...

Nixon on Russia and Ukraine

Richard Nixon, Beyond Peace (1994): Any attempt to reestablish the Russian empire by force, coercion, or destabilization of its neighbors would be contrary to U.S. interests. To avoid any possible misunderstanding, the American government should make this clear to the...