Steven Pifer

Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine (1998 - 2000); a William J. Perry fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University; senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

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Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine (1998 - 2000), a William J. Perry fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution He is the co-author of The Opportunity: Next Steps in Reducing Nuclear Arms.

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The United Nations can’t stop Russia’s war on Ukraine. And author Yascha Mounk says more diversity is a threat to democracy, but he’s still hopeful.

UN won’t end Russia-Ukraine war, diversity can threaten democracy

The United Nations can’t stop Russia’s war on Ukraine. And author Yascha Mounk says more diversity is a threat to democracy, but he’s still hopeful.

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As a candidate, Donald Trump was ambiguous about US support for Ukraine. He said he might lift sanctions against Russia — perhaps even recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea.

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