David Cortright

David Cortright

David Cortright is the director of policy studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, at the University of Notre Dame.

Vladimir Putin sits at a table while looking at a video screen

Commentary: Why Biden’s threat to slap Russia with more sanctions is unlikely to deter Putin

By: - December 9, 2021

The Biden administration is threatening harsh, “high impact” sanctions against Russia if it invades Ukraine. U.S. intelligence officials say Russia has been preparing for a potential invasion by amassing tens of thousands of troops along the border and engaging in other aggressive tactics. President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held a virtual […]