mead cohen berger shevtsova garfinkle michta grygiel blankenhorn
Messing with Putin
Messing with Putin
On Putin and Oligarchs

The arrest of Russian oil baron Vladimir Yevtushenkov tells us that, sanctions notwithstanding, Putin remains firmly in control of Russia’s oligarch class.

Via Meadia Icon
Recent Via Meadia
Walter Russell Mead & Staff

The Philippine pivot to China is just the latest consequence of Obama’s feckless foreign policy.


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.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

© The American Interest LLC 2005-2016 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service