Hungary’s Viktor Orban isn’t a defender of anybody’s rights. He is an unvarnished unilateralist and, like Putin, a world-class cynic.
Russians worry that they will not live to collect their pension due to the proposed age increase. But to what extent is this true?
There are signs of the beginning of a reset in German relations with Russia. But serious impediments to a pragmatic relationship remain.
Russia is indeed at war with the Western alliance, one that it has unilaterally unleashed.
Why it is in Germany’s own self-interest to take Donald Trump’s policy impulses on trade and defense seriously.
Contagion from the Turkish crisis to other emerging markets is not widespread.
Additional designations of Erdogan’s cronies would hurt the Turkish strongman’s warchest.
The convergence of Russian-Turkish interests is likely only of a temporary nature.
Are the Koch brothers going to be devoured by the very same radical forces on the right-wing of Republican politics that they helped spawn?