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The West and Russia
The West and Russia
Forget Russia in Syria

Putin has his agenda. It’s time we stop reacting to his—and get back to ours.

The West and Russia
An unmarked military convoy in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images
Bottoming Out in Europe

Europe is mired in deep denial about the historical currents driving Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

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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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