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A Night in Arzamas

How Tolstoy's obsession with mortality became a teachable moment.

Who’s a Russian?

It's not as straightforward a question as you might think.

The Euromess: A Letter from Madrid

A former EU parliamentarian and Spanish foreign minister sums up Europe's woes.

Too Many Secrets?

The intelligence community's classification system is broken.

The Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted

Debunking the transformational power of internet freedom.

Little Brother Is Watching

A lot more than money is at stake in internet-driven marketing.

Apocalypse Still

Two new books on millenarian thinking hit (too) close to home.

The Great Sea

A capacious history of the Mediterranean.

Eurasian Abrasions

Habits, not interests, are behind U.S.-Russian tensions in the post-Soviet space.

Unfinished Business

Ten years after 9/11, intelligence reform is still a work in progress.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.


America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

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