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Damir Marusic
Damir Marusic is Executive Editor of The American Interest.
Pipeline Politics
Israel Plans a Pipeline to Europe

It’s an audacious project. But will it work?

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Pretenders to the Throne
The Kremlin Intrigue Behind the Anti-Corruption Protests

The story is more about a power struggle than about people power.

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Another Adventure
Is This Russia’s Opening Move in Libya?

If so, it could be a repeat of the Syria strategy: do just enough to achieve an acceptable outcome.

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The Art of the Deal
Could Trump Pry Russia and Iran Apart?

The outlines for how the Trump Administration thinks a “reset” with Russia might work are coming into focus. The chances for it actually working remain lower than most think.

Intel Wars
Beyond the “Flynn Probe”

There doesn’t appear to be much to the so-called Flynn Probe itself, but it hints to a deeply dysfunctional dynamic existing between the intelligence community and the new Trump Administration.

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Infowar
Just How Effective Is Russia’s RT?

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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New World Order
A Last Effort at Sustaining Sanctions?

As opposed to many journalists, economists are evenly split as to whether sanctions on Russia will be lifted soon. Despite the President-elect’s campaign rhetoric on Russia, there’s reason to be skeptical that the sanctions’ end is nigh.

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Assassination in Ankara
What the Murder of the Russian Ambassador Might Mean

It’s probably not Sarajevo 1914 all over again. But don’t be so sure that this event will bring the Russians and Turks together, either.

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A Conversation with Mikhail Khodorkovsky
“Looking to the Future When Dealing with Putin Only Leads to Self-Deception”

TAI recently sat down with Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the outspoken former head of Yukos who was jailed for ten years by Vladimir Putin. We asked the Kremlin’s leading critic in exile about his views on the current Russian regime, Donald Trump, the rise of global populism, the thorny question of Crimea, and his political ambitions.

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Understanding the Election Meddling
What Does Russia Really Want?

The hyperventilation by the press over Russian interference in our elections is playing right into Putin’s hands.

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