Luke Coffey

 Luke Coffey is Director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy at the Heritage Foundation. Twitter: @LukeDCoffey.

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Putin is testing Western resolve in Ukraine

Sometimes, to understand the present we must better understand the past. It was the Victorian statesman and British Prime Minister Lord Palmerston who best summed up Russia’s behavior during the Crimean War in 1855.

November 30, 2018

For Turkey, the stakes are high in Idlib

When asked about the situation in Idlib during a recent press conference in Moscow, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said “a military solution here would be a disaster, not just for the Idlib region, but a disaster in terms of Syria’s future.” And he is right.

September 06, 2018

Georgia committed to democratization despite its war with Russia 

Ten years ago this week, while the world was fixated on the Olympic Games in Beijing, a Russian invasion force passed through the Roki Tunnel on the Russian-Georgian border. 

August 08, 2018