In Memoriam Helmut Kohl (1930-2017)
Kings get monuments when they die. Democratic leaders usually slink off into obscurity once they are out. Helmut Kohl deserves the former fate.
In Memoriam Boris Nemtsov (1959-2015)
A year ago today, Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in front of the Kremlin. The following tribute was delivered on April 30, 2015 in Washington D.C. All the sentiments and ideas expressed are no less vital and relevant ten months later.