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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?

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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
Pipeline Politics

Less crude traveling by pipeline just means more crude traveling by rail. That’s a danger to public health.

Blue Model Blues

The looming fiscal disaster is worthy of attention from the new Republican government in Washington.

Enviro-Mental

So much for that “green” energy source.

Andrew Jackson Lives

Trump’s view on the subject helped him get elected.

After the deal

The cartel is only making the task ahead more difficult.

Back To The Burbs

Most people don’t actually want that hipster millennial lifestyle after all.

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