Vladimir Putin came to power in large part due to his willingness to use brutal, indiscriminate force against Chechen “terrorists.” Now Putin appears to have the blood of 298 passengers and crew from Malaysia Air Flight 17 on his hands. Read David Kramer's American Interest op-ed.
In an interactive slideshow published in Foreign Policy, Freedom House looks at ten countries identified as the world's worst human rights abusers in 2013, according to Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s annual report on global political rights and civil liberties.
President Obama and his European counterparts can help end Russia’s ongoing aggression against Ukraine by imposing new, tough sanctions against the regime of Vladimir Putin this week, writes David J. Kramer in The American Interest. Click here to read David's op-ed.