Seth Ferris

Ukraine: International Law for the Lawless

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“The doctrine of justifiable war assumes a presumption against war — war should not be launched unless all the criteria…

Double Standard – Georgia-Ukraine, two presid...

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In recent months we have seen the departure of two East European presidents. One was elected in broadly free and…

“Redlines and Headlines” in Western media ove...

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I have just realized that I am a conservative, a true conservative. Each time there is a revolution somewhere in the…

Ukraine: A Dangerous Divide

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Mission Accomplished, but this time the battle is only just beginning. The removal of the Yanukovych government in Ukraine and…

John Kerry and Geneva-2 Dead End, they knew i...

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The much-hyped Geneva 2 Conference on Syria, which concluded at the end of January, delivered absolutely nothing, as it was…

Ukraine: America’s Side Must Win

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Are we witnessing the outbreak of a new Cold War, in which the West is pitted against Russia and various…

Egyptian political reality: “the devil is in ...

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Now some kind of mutual understanding has been achieved between the ruling military council and the Islamists in Egypt, with…

The Criminal Record of the Head of the Syrian...

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In an attempt to "settle" the Syrian crisis Washington and Riyadh has put forward a negotiator - the President of the National Coalition…

Predator drones in America’s “not-so-friendly...

Dec. 17 airpower summary: Reapers touch enemy forces
Most Americans don’t look up unless the “Goodyear Blimp” is hovering overhead, storm clouds are gathering on the horizon or…

Guinea: How Much Blood Pays for a Barrel of O...

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Back in 2006 then-US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the politics of energy…

Boycotting Sochi is lame political subterfuge

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Not since the Soviet incursion into Afghanistan in 1979 has there been so much recrimination and fanfare over the holding…

Geneva II: CNN throws a Curveball Just before...

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So Syria, meaning the government of Bashar al-Assad, has “systematically tortured and executed about 11,000 detainees since the start of…

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