All posts by Christoph Bluth

Turkey: why it wants to block Sweden and Finland from joining Nato – and what it stands to lose

Turkey: why it wants to block Sweden and Finland from joining Nato – and what it stands to lose

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has united the west in opposition. Nato member states have cascaded weapons into Ukraine, taken in Ukrainian refugees and imposed severe sanctions on Russia. The enlargement of Nato was cited by Russian…

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America’s massive ‘lend-lease’ aid plan for Ukraine recalls similar help in Britain’s ‘darkest hour’

America’s massive ‘lend-lease’ aid plan for Ukraine recalls similar help in Britain’s ‘darkest hour’

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Even before Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, western governments – and especially the United States – were providing the country with military aid. This followed Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the conflict…

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