Robert Kagan: A Free World, If You Can Keep It

From a story in Foreign Affairs by Robert Kagan headlined “A Free World, If You Can Keep It”:

Before February 24, 2022, most Americans agreed that the United States had no vital interests at stake in Ukraine. “If there is somebody in this town that would claim that we would consider going to war with Russia over Crimea and eastern Ukraine,” U.S. President Barack Obama said in an interview with The Atlantic in 2016, “they should speak up.” Few did.