Vladimir Putin considers stable, prosperous, rule-of-law democracies along Russia’s border as a threat because of what they represent: the possibility of an alternative to autocratic rule in Russia. Click here to read Arch Puddington and David J. Kramer's op-ed for The American Interest.
We have the technology to defeat censorship. But do we have the will? Read Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen's The New York Times op-ed on the future of internet freedom, which cites findings from Freedom House's Freedom on the Net report.
The crisis in Ukraine is not about tearing a country apart between two equivalent "spheres of influence." It's a choice between two very different styles of governance. Click here to continue reading Ilya Lozovsky's op-ed.