The Assassination of Yevgeny Prigozhin

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When Vladimir Putin finally addressed the airplane crash that claimed the life of Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin and his deputy, and Wagner founder, ultranationalist former intelligence officer Dmitry Utkin, the Russian president was circumspect.

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A Stalled Offensive in Ukraine

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As Ukraine’s much-hyped but bitterly disappointing summertime counteroffensive stumbles, with paltry territorial gains and little change in the conflict’s larger dynamic, policymakers in Washington and Kyiv must now confront a difficult reality.

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Embrace Harmony, Wise Ones!

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Incrementalism—the tendency to inch forward rather than to take bold steps—is usually preferred by political and military leaders in warfare, because the introduction of a few forces into action puts fewer personnel

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