Josh Cohen

Opinion 2 months ago

Turning the Tide of U.S-Russia Relations (Op-ed)

Turning the Tide of U.S-Russia Relations (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 months ago

A leaked document after Helsinki spells hope for a rapprochement.

Opinion 2 years ago

U.S. and Russia Must Cooperate to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

U.S. and Russia Must Cooperate to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

Opinion 2 years ago

A recent report from NATO asks a frightening question "Could the Islamic State go nuclear"? It's not an idle question, as U.S. President Barack Obama described nuclear terrorism as "the single biggest ...

Opinion 2 years ago

Putin Is Achieving His Goals in Syria (Op-Ed)

Putin Is Achieving His Goals in Syria (Op-Ed)

Opinion 2 years ago

As Russia's bombing campaign in Syria drags on, Western commentators increasingly portray President Vladimir Putin's Syrian campaign as a disaster.

Opinion 3 years ago

Path to Peace in Syria Runs Through Moscow

Path to Peace in Syria Runs Through Moscow

Opinion 3 years ago

Love him or hate him, President Vladimir Putin continues to surprise the West. The president's latest surprise occurred last week, when Syrian President Bashar Assad suddenly turned up in Moscow.

Opinion 3 years ago

Growing Extremism Threatens Fragile Tajikistan

Growing Extremism Threatens Fragile Tajikistan

Opinion 3 years ago

With the media's terrorism coverage largely focused on the fight against the Islamic State in Syria, a new front line against Islamic militancy may be forming in Central Asia. In small and ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Ukraine Should Beware the Azov Extremists

Ukraine Should Beware the Azov Extremists

Opinion 3 years ago

Although Ukraine's revolution was overwhelmingly driven by liberal Ukrainians seeking to join Europe, the Maidan movement has included some troubling elements: a small but vocal collection of extreme Ukrainian nationalists.

Opinion 3 years ago

Poroshenko Is Taking a Gamble on Saakashvili (Op-Ed)

Poroshenko Is Taking a Gamble on Saakashvili (Op-Ed)

Opinion 3 years ago

Petro Poroshenko's recent decision to appoint Mikheil Saakashvili as governor of the Odessa region shocked many observers. Columnist Josh Cohen explains the possible motivations and outcomes of this decision.

Opinion 3 years ago

Cracks Appearing in U.S.-Ukraine Relationship

Cracks Appearing in U.S.-Ukraine Relationship

Opinion 3 years ago

Ever since the Maidan Revolution which overthrew Ukraine's former President Viktor Yanukovych early last year, Ukraine and Russia have been locked in a war on both the battlefield and the court of ...

Opinion 3 years ago

West Must Compromise on Victory Day

West Must Compromise on Victory Day

Opinion 3 years ago

During my time spent working and living in the former Soviet Union, one of the things that always made a powerful impression on me were the memorials and events from the Great ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Russia Has Ukraine's Economy in a Choke Hold

Russia Has Ukraine's Economy in a Choke Hold

Opinion 3 years ago

The well-known military theorist Carl von Clausewitz once said that "War is a mere continuation of politics by other means."