America’s Catastrophe in Ukraine Will Dwarf its Debacle in Afghanistan

Failures All Around — Arming, Lecturing, Coordinating, and Sanctioning

For months, Biden warned of a pending Russian invasion of Ukraine but did precious little to deter it. So Putin continued on his path to war with human, economic and political fallout that has been, and will continue to be, tragic. Millions have become homeless and refugees, tens of thousands have died and hundreds of thousands will still die, famine will become widespread around the world with a…

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Hossein Askari

Hossein Askari

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MIT engineer-economist. Prof: Tufts, UT-Austin, GW. IMF Board. Mediator Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait. Writing: Econ-Finance, Oil, Sanctions, Mid-East, Islam.