Tag Archives: Russia

Russia in the American Mind

Russia has been stigmatized as ghoul no. 2 in the American chamber of horrors. That is an act of escapism that conveniently removes China from much-needed public attention.

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A New Crisis of Faith

On the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation, faith in the fundamental dogmas of the Western world is again faltering.

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US: Government by the Military?

Is the role of the Pentagon and its former brass under Trump similar to the former KGB in post-Soviet Russia?

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Russia’s Oil Reserves by the Numbers

A lucrative source of state revenue feels the squeeze.

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Turkey Cozying Up to Russia and Iran

What does history teach us about the real prospects of closer Turkish relations with Russia and Iran?

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President John Kelly? Trump’s Yeltsin Moment

The dynamic between White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and President Trump harkens back to the Yeltsin-Putin dynamic of the late 1990s.

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Trump’s Woes – But No Fatal Evidence So Far

There is no “smoking gun” yet.

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The Liberal International Order: Just Who Shredded It?

Blaming Putin cannot cover up the noxious combination of collective U.S. amnesia and the transparent shift of accountability for the proper conduct in international affairs.

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Ukraine’s Downward Spiral

A report from Kiev on corruption and hopelessness.

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Making Russia Great Again

Why is Vladimir Putin so grateful to Donald Trump? Because Trump diminishes the United States’ standing in the world, making little Russia look larger.

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