Mark Leonard

from The Great Debate:

Clashes with Russia point to globalization’s end

By Mark Leonard
July 30, 2014

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As the European Union and the United States ramp up their sanctions on Russia, President Vladimir Putin’s plans for retaliation seem to include an attack on McDonald’s. There could not be a more powerful symbol that geopolitics is increasingly undoing the globalization of the world economy.

Why Crimea matters

By Mark Leonard
April 9, 2014

 

“We have spent thirty years trying to integrate Russia into the international system, and now we are trying to kick it out again.”

How to help Ukraine help itself

By Mark Leonard
February 26, 2014

According to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the front-runner to be Ukraine’s acting prime minister, there is a simple way for the country to avoid the fate of a failed revolution without a leader: “take responsibility.”