• Europe at the crossroads – again

    Christopher Michaelsen     |      March 12, 2022

    Putin has united a fractious Europe against him, and every day the brave Ukrainian defenders withstand the Russian onslaught, the pressure for Putin to return to the negotiating table ramps up.

  • What use is the United Nations?

    Christopher Michaelsen     |      March 2, 2022

    For the first time since World War II, a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council has employed force to appropriate territory of another UN Member State, and yet the United Nations seems powerless to take any worthwhile action.