Biden’s Truman Moment Has Arrived in Ukraine

In his Foreign Policy column, CIC senior fellow James Traub compares the decisions that US President Joe Biden currently faces in Ukraine with what President Harry Truman faced decades ago during the Cold War.

"Biden, who already resembles Truman in so many ways, seems to be recapitulating Truman’s Cold War role. But it’s not clear what, if anything, containment means in the current crisis."

Read the full article at Foreign Policy here.

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Feb 15, 2022
James Traub
Europe, United States