Tensions in Ukraine have abated slightly, with the prospects for Russian intervention beyond Crimea seen to have lessened. But there’s still scope for things to go wrong, and plenty of argument about who’s to blame for them getting this bad.
The World is Not Enough is a blog about world politics, looking at parties, elections and political ideas across the globe from an Australian perspective. Charles Richardson has been a regular Crikey contributor since 2002; he has a PhD in political philosophy and has worked in a variety of political positions. Read more about the blog here.