Swimming with Sharks
The Kremlin is sending a message to the West’s Russia experts: if you want to talk to us, you need to toe the line.
The Kremlin Is Winning
How the West uses a collection of “myths” about Russia to deceive itself about its own impotence.
Putin Ends the Interregnum
Vladimir Putin’s increasingly reckless interventions in Ukraine should force the West to reevaluate everything it thought it knew about the collapse of the Soviet Union and the past two decades of Western policy on Russia.
Blurred Lines Between War and Peace
Ukraine, Russia, and the West all have their own reasons for not calling the ongoing conflict a war, just as they all have different views of what would constitute an acceptable peace.
The President’s recent remarks at West Point show that he doesn’t understand the rules of the game he’s playing with Vladimir Putin in Ukraine.