Tag Archives: Putin

Russia’s “Civilizational” Push into Africa

Putin’s post-Soviet world remains a work in progress, but Africa already looms.

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Will Ukraine Be a Replay of Poland in 1939?

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.

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Will Putin Put Down the Kazakh Spring?

Why the popular uprising against corrupt national elites in oil-rich Kazakhstan has Putin and Russia so nervous.

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Is Kazakhstan Russia’s Next Ukraine?

Former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev may be the last barricade blocking a confrontation between Russia and Kazakstan.

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Closing Memorial: Putin’s Blueprint for U.S. Republicans

How the closure of the Memorial in Russia is a template for the kind of society Republicans want to build in the U.S.

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Is Putin Destabilizing or Uniting the West?

Putin is keen on inciting “hybrid attacks” against the West to de-stabilize it. He may well end up inadvertently stabilizing it.

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Putin: Master of Hybrid Wars?

All wars are hybrid, but war — and the notion of hybrid — have changed.

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Putin, the Master Strategist? Is 2021 Our 1914?

Why the strategic situation in Europe today, occasioned by the standoff at the Polish-Belarus border, resembles 1914 more than that of the Cold War.

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The Biden Administration’s Anti-Corruption Agenda

Will key European leaders join Biden’s approach on fighting kleptocratic regimes, whether Russia, China, Iran or Turkey?

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Turkey Undermines NATO, Yet Again

Erdogan saves Putin’s Belarusian ally by playing spoiler role within NATO.

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