Putin’s little PR bluster games shows how much Russia has declined in the global league tables of geopolitical relevance. Why Joe Biden won’t take Putin’s bait.
Could Magnitsky-style social media campaigns challenge authoritarians like Putin and Xi?
Yet more evidence that US Republicans are close soul mates of Russia’s President when it comes to restraining democracy.
Russia’s and Turkey’s lack of a solid economic performance is what motivates their two leaders’ steady resorting to domestic oppression.
North Stream 2: Is the gas pipeline’s completion really mandated by history, as the German President has claimed?
The recurring question of what freedom means in the political and the everyday world.
As much as the current German government would wish otherwise, the North Stream 2 pipeline controversy continues to threaten European unity as well as transatlantic solidarity.
In 2020, the Republicans are in the process of transforming themselves into the U.S. equivalent of Putin’s United Russia Party.
An overly lengthy transition period can be highly destabilizing even in the U.S. — a nation that deems itself a mature democracy.