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Marius Laurinavicius
A Putin Problem or a Russia Problem?
We Are Fooling Ourselves About Russia

Western policy has been based on the premise that the simple solution to our Russia problem is finding some hitherto elusive common interest. What if that premise is wrong?

We Have a Russia Problem
The Many Faces of Putinism

What does a prominent Russian filmmaker’s apparent about-face—from Kremlin critic to a willing agent of Putin’s propaganda machine—tell us about the very nature of the Russian regime?

Russia and the US
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Whitewashing Putin’s Kleptocracy

Rehabilitating a Russian plutocrat with the help of a federally funded U.S. institution.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
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The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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