"What Russia is doing to Ukraine is horrific, and itís easy to understand why people are angry, eager to support Kyiv any way they can, happy to condemn Russiaís leaders for their crimes, and willing to inflict some sort of punishment on the perpetrators."
"Putin clearly bears enormous personal responsibility for this illegal and destructive war,"]
"Putin should be condemned for being paranoid, overconfident, and heartless, but Western policymakers should be faulted for being arrogant, naive, and cavalier."
"If Western support enables Ukraine to defeat an invading army and humiliate a dangerous dictator, then the failures of Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and the Balkans can be swept into the memory hole....."
"Despite the welcome progress Ukraine has made in recent months, such an unsatisfying outcome may still be the most likely result."