Michael Fitzsimmons
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The Russian Zelig
Searching for Vitaly

Amid the turbulence of Putin’s reign, can the remarkable career of diplomatic virtuoso Vitaly Churkin offer any guideposts for the future of Russia’s relations with the West?

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War and Peace
The History of Tomorrow’s Wars

Predictions about the next big war have historically missed their marks—often by miles. But that doesn’t mean such forecasts are futile.

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