10+ Best Articles on War
The most useful articles on war from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 War Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on war by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- ‘We Knew We Were on the Precipice’
- Why the world needs Ukrainian victory
- What If Russia Loses?
- ‘Our mission is crucial’: meet the warrior librarians of Ukraine
- Is Russia losing?
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How Stalin enlisted the Orthodox Church to help control Ukraine
Stalin presented Orthodox leaders with a proposal: the Soviet state that had destroyed their Church would bring it back
‘We Knew We Were on the Precipice’
The inside story of how Washington navigated the run-up to the Russian invasion of Ukraine — the shocking intelligence, the skepticism and the building of an international coalition — as told by the…
This Used To Be a City in Ukraine
New photos and aerial footage show an apocalyptic wasteland where the city of Marinka once stood.
The Disturbing Groupthink Over the War in Ukraine
At this dangerous moment, with threats of nuclear conflict looming, we need a vigorous debate about U.S. policy toward Russia and Ukraine.
A year of war in Ukraine as witnessed by Guardian photographers
Photojournalists Alessio Mamo, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Ed Ram and Anastasia Vlasova have covered the situation in Ukraine since the Russian invasion last February. We hear from them about their…
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Why the world needs Ukrainian victory
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‘Hellish’ battle for Soledar symbolises state of Russia’s war in Ukraine
Fall of salt-mining town would be propaganda coup for Kremlin but analysts say scale of casualties make it a pyrrhic victory
What If Russia Loses?
A defeat for Moscow won’t be a clear victory for the West.
The Great Tank Debate
Providing advanced western main battle tanks to Ukraine
Kennan’s Warning on Ukraine
Ambition, insecurity, and the perils of independence
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‘Our mission is crucial’: meet the warrior librarians of Ukraine
When Russia invaded Ukraine, a key part of its strategy was to destroy historic libraries in order to eradicate the Ukrainians’ sense of identity. But Putin hadn’t counted on the unbreakable spirit of…
Is Russia losing?
And if it is, when will it concede?
What Really Took America to War in Iraq
A fatal combination of fear, power, and hubris
‘Russian warship, go fuck yourself’: what happened next to the Ukrainians defending Snake Island?
When Putin’s forces approached a tiny Black Sea outpost, demanding its Ukrainian defenders surrender or die, their expletive-laden response became a symbol of resistance. How did the men on the island…
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