Dalibor Rohac

About the Author

Dalibor Rohac is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Twitter: @DaliborRohac

The Archive

With the Ukraine war in a stalemate, it's decision time for Biden

If Ukraine does not regain its legal, internationally recognized territory — in large part due to the West’s fecklessness — President Biden must think carefully about what comes after the...

US isn't 'stretched' by helping both Ukraine and Israel — we're rising to meet a new axis of evil

Armed men from Hamas fired into the air at the funeral of 13 Palestinians killed during a raid in which suicide planes were used and a siege lasting over 24...

Biden's lack of leadership is galvanizing US critics of Ukraine aid

The Biden administration has denied Kyiv crucial long-range-missile systems known as the ATACMS.

Russian general says Eastern Europe is next, reminding us why we need to back Ukraine

Ukraine and Russia “should agree to a truce,” the recent interview with General Andrey Mordvichev, one of Russia’s top commanders in Ukraine, should give you pause.

Biden's strategy in Ukraine is 'hope' — it should be fighter jets

Forget President Biden’s pledge to support to Ukraine “as long as it takes.” US policies suggest that the administration, for whatever reason, does not actually want Ukraine to win.

Wagner Group's 'coup' was short-lived, but the end is near for Putin

After almost a year of Wagner Group owner Prigozhin’s near-constant and escalating verbal attacks against Russia’s Ministry of Defense, he commanded his mercenaries to march into Russia.

Ukraine’s struggle is an opportunity to expand the reach of US power

After decades of losing influence in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, and letting the transatlantic bond fray because of a lack of US leadership, we must realize: Ukraine’s struggle is...

Boris Johnson tells Republicans why they must support Ukraine

“I just urge you all to stick with it. It will pay off massively in the long run,” Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.

These signs point to Ukrainian victory sooner than critics think

Ukraine’s victory, and possibly a collapse of Russia’s regime, might both be closer than those predicting a long war suggest.

Leaks of US classified intelligence on Russia’s war against Ukraine is a wakeup call

The Biden administration cannot undo the leaks of US classified intelligence on Russia’s war against Ukraine; nor can it easily mitigate its immediate fallout.

France's Macron picks a needless fight with the United States

If President Emmanuel Macron’s trip to Beijing and his musings about Europe’s “strategic autonomy” are an indication, few lessons have been drawn by France’s current leadership from the experience of...

Ron DeSantis is flat out wrong on Ukraine and the role US should play

After months of near-silence and innuendo, Florida Gov. and GOP presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis decided to speak about Ukraine, removing all doubt about his position.

Putin doesn't just want Ukraine — he craves a new Russian Empire and must be stopped now

Russian President Vladimir Putin, like Adolf Hitler, won’t be content with just Ukraine — he wants to dominate Eurasia.

Americans know Russia's defeat in Ukraine is in our interests — even if some Republicans don't

As President Biden visited Poland after his surprise Monday trip to Kyiv, two clashing views of the war in Ukraine have solidified among Republican presidential hopefuls.

How we get Europe to ensure Ukraine's post-war success

While it is completely appropriate for policymakers in Washington to push the German and French governments to provide Ukraine more military aid, it’s even more important to create political conditions...

Fuss over Ukraine tanks shows the world has no substitute for America’s defense industry

Do not get too excited. Ukrainian officials stress that their military needs hundreds of tanks to fight off the Russians.

Dnipro destruction shows depths of Putin's depravity against Ukraine

In his war against Ukraine, Vladimir Putin is facing one adversary more formidable than the Ukrainians themselves: his intemperance.

Inside the brutal private army run by Putin's favorite petty criminal chef

Dictators love their paramilitaries. They act as independent centers of power, curbing the risk of military coups by keeping army leadership on their toes.

Supporting Ukraine now means a safer future for the US

There is only one possible end to the war in Ukraine: Russia’s defeat, its withdrawal and its regime’s acceptance of Ukraine as a sovereign, self-governing nation.

US needs to keep France and Germany in line on Ukraine

Any US administration, Republican or Democratic, must continue to work with our traditional, if frequently irksome partners, in Berlin and Paris.