As the devastation in Ukraine continues as a result of the Russian invasion less than a week ago, making sense of what comes next seems a difficult, near impossible task — but it’s an important one, writes Former British diplomat David Landsman
Former British diplomat David Landsman details how the Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens to rewrite the geopolitical order.
The eyes of much of the world are currently on the border of Russia and Ukraine, and many have a myriad of questions. Will Russia invade Ukraine? Will the West retaliate militarily? Should we expect war? Or more sanctions? How will the world change as a result? Former British diplomat David Landsman breaks down the conflict, and the most likely conclusion
It’s far too soon to know what will come out of Afghanistan, but it is a timely reminder to think in terms of relationships before transactions, writes former diplomat David Landsman
When dealing with autocracies, the West reaches too quickly for the blunt tool of sanctions, or the threat of military intervention. It is time for us to upgrade our language regarding the wide variety of non-Western states and force ourselves to think more critically, better understand nuance, and work harder on coming up with solutions