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Imperial Delusions
Russia’s Virtual Reality

Russian policy based on its misreading of the West, and especially on its misunderstanding of its own neighbors, can only frustrate.

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Russia & The West
Thinking Long-Term About Ukraine’s Defense

Moscow is planning for a long campaign in Ukraine. We should be too.

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Russia & The West
Gas Attack

Why killing the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project is crucial for European security.

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Russia and the West
Georgia’s Dilemma

Georgia is caught between Russia’s destructive designs and the West’s lukewarm regard.

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No Puppet
Russia House (of Cards)

The prima facie improbability of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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Russia and Ukraine
Russia’s Imperial Amnesia

Why the Russo-Ukrainian War will probably drag on for a generation.

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2017 and Beyond
The US and Russia—What’s the Big Deal?

Actually, there probably won’t be one.

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2017 and Beyond
The Myth of a U.S.-Russian Global Agenda

Most items on notional agendas for U.S.-Russia cooperation are irrelevant or impossible to achieve, regardless of the tenor of the bilateral relationship.

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Russia and the West
How Did It Come to This?

Four roots of the current crisis in Western relations with Russia.

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A Putin Problem or a Russia Problem?
The Perils of Putin’s ‘Manual Controls’

Some think the West has a Russia problem, not a Putin problem. The truth is it probably has both.

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