Georgia is caught between Russia’s destructive designs and the West’s lukewarm regard.
The prima facie improbability of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Why the Russo-Ukrainian War will probably drag on for a generation.
Actually, there probably won’t be one.
Most items on notional agendas for U.S.-Russia cooperation are irrelevant or impossible to achieve, regardless of the tenor of the bilateral relationship.
Four roots of the current crisis in Western relations with Russia.
Some think the West has a Russia problem, not a Putin problem. The truth is it probably has both.
Changing demography and imperial ambitions in the near abroad may be too much for Moscow.
Putin’s plan seems to be to sit tight and await a hike in oil prices—but long periods of stagnation haven’t gone well for Moscow in the past.
It’s not as hopeless a proposition as you might think.
The result came down to ethnocultural identification among the decision-makers more than lawyerly arguments and fact-checks.
American high schools are giving out higher and higher grades even as real academic ability stagnates.
Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic agree that the EU should stand closer with Israel.
Greens might want to hold off on anointing Beijing as the next global green leader.
His critics are accusing him of Erdoganism Lite. Are they right?
A spat over detained human rights activists points to deeper festering problems.