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Ukraine: Stopping the Escalatory Ladder


PX 96-33:12 03 June 1961 President Kennedy meets with Chairman Khrushchev at the U. S. Embassy residence

Ryan Grim in The Intercept reports: “House Progressives Float Diplomatic Path Toward Ending War in Ukraine, Get Annihilated, Quickly ‘Clarify.’


Carden is a former adviser to the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission at the U.S. Department of State. He has written for The NationThe American Conservative, Responsible Statecraft, The Spectator, UnHerd and other outlets.

He just wrote the piece “Captured by the Captive Nations Lobby: The Biden administration’s Ukraine policy is being influenced by a powerful foreign lobby.”

His recent pieces also include: “Stop the escalatory ladder in Ukraine, we want to get off” and “The road to war in Ukraine: fact vs fiction.”

With Katrina vanden Heuvel, he recently co-wrote the piece “How did we avoid a Cuban Missile ‘Armageddon’? Strategic empathy.”

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Sam Husseini,

David Zupan,

October 26, 2022

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