EGF is committed to spreading valuable information and raising awareness on global issues from geopolitics to technology to globalization and beyond. EGF staff and contributors sort through and produce the most thought-provoking and informative articles, news publications, and other insights, and compile them into our blog. We strive to post relevant content that is useful and compelling.
The U.S. Shouldn’t Interfere While Putin Loses in Ukraine
In his speech announcing the invasion of Ukraine, Vladimir Putin referenced the United Nations charter, praised “the high values of human rights and freedoms,” and claimed his war represents the only “opportunity to protect Russia and our people.” This from a man regarded by many American commentators as an archrealist who makes hardheaded observations about the world as it is and cunningly employs power to reshape it according to Russia’s interests. In Mike Pompeo’s appraisal, the Russian president is a “very talented statesman” and “very shrewd.”