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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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Higher Education Watch

University administrations have leaned too far over their skis in an effort to win more guilty findings.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Don’t expect a tough line on Beijing to come out of this year’s summit.

Gazproblems

Warsaw just purchased its first cargoes of American LNG.

Mixed Messages

Trump’s latest outburst on THAAD and trade will hardly help shore up U.S.-South Korean relations.

Crude Economics

Today’s glut could lead to tomorrow’s supply shock.

The Art of the Deal

So far, it’s grandstanding and placebo politics disguising a more moderate agenda.

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