Katherine Blakeley

Articles by Katherine Blakeley

9 December 2014

Russia’s latest provocations: Business as usual?

Lawrence J. KorbKatherine Blakeley

To see recent Russian behavior as coming from President Putin’s worldview alone would be a mistake. Russia’s revanchist tendencies are unlikely to disappear suddenly. The more important test is how the United States and its European allies respond to what may be an enduring fracture in Europe. 

6 March 2014

Putin’s folly in Ukraine

Lawrence J. KorbKatherine Blakeley

How Putin has undermined Russian interests with his actions in Ukraine, and why the United States needs to help Russia find a face-saving way to withdraw its forces from Crimea.