Putin’s post-Soviet world remains a work in progress, but Africa already looms.
While scientists cannot predict how Covid-19 will end, the virus has transformed life as we know it and will continue to do so for decades to come.
Any 21st century solution to the problem of poorly defined ownership rights is likely to be built on incorruptible, probably non-governmental platforms.
To prevent a Russian invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. and NATO can’t rely on sanctions alone. History offers a clear message on appeasement.
In view of China’s pin-prick strategy, the world’s third-largest democracy is developing some military teeth.
Why the popular uprising against corrupt national elites in oil-rich Kazakhstan has Putin and Russia so nervous.
Former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev may be the last barricade blocking a confrontation between Russia and Kazakstan.
How the closure of the Memorial in Russia is a template for the kind of society Republicans want to build in the U.S.