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Benjamin Parker

Benjamin Parker is a senior editor at The Bulwark.

Articles by Benjamin Parker (page 1)

February 15, 2023 5:30 am

Why Russian Energy Giant Gazprom Is Mustering a Private Army

It’s less about command and control than currying favor.
Benjamin Parker
November 14, 2022 5:30 am

Ukraine Could Eventually Retake Crimea. How Would Crimeans Respond?

The peninsula had a complicated political history even before Russia seized control in 2014.
Benjamin Parker
October 3, 2022 5:30 am

How Much Do Putin’s Annexations Really Matter?

They won’t change his calculus about using nuclear weapons.
Benjamin Parker
August 11, 2022 12:11 pm

Biden Should Make Way for… No One?

Plus: When does the Russian army reach its breaking point?
Benjamin Parker
June 23, 2022 12:30 pm

Don’t Give Trump Back His Twitter Weapon

Plus: Bad politics drives out good.
Benjamin Parker
June 20, 2022 12:01 pm

Juneteenth: What Do Our Holidays Mean?

Plus: Monkeypox is the new normal.
Benjamin Parker
May 26, 2022 5:30 am

Should Oligarchs’ Assets Be Seized for Ukraine Reparations?

It might sound good in theory but morally and legally it’s a bad option.
Benjamin Parker
March 8, 2022 4:44 am

Why NATO Can’t Move Into the Black Sea and Save Odessa 

The war will have to be won on land.
Benjamin Parker
March 4, 2022 5:30 am

The U.S. Is Not at War, But Its Civil Society Is Mobilizing Against Russia

The massive use of “non-state soft power” raises difficult questions.
Benjamin Parker
February 18, 2022 1:49 pm

Here’s What Sets Kamila Valieva Apart from Sha’Carri Richardson

Race, yes. Age, yes. What about the rule of (sports) law?
Benjamin Parker