Tag Archives: Soviet Union

(In)Famous Western Alliances with the Soviet Union/Russia

Soviet Communists and the Nazis collaborated in the 1930s. Why on earth is Trump’s America now pursuing another shameful alliance with an utterly anti-liberal force?

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Why 9/11 Was No Radical Break With American History

As tragic as September 11 was, could it have triggered a return to the American past?

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How Trump Emulates Russia Diplomatically and Strategically

The many signs we overlooked on Trump serving Russia and emulating Russia’s trademark styles.

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Heiko Maas: Standing Up to the Old Guard

The new German foreign minister charts a refreshingly principled stance toward Russia.

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Why Trump’s Trade Policies May Resurrect COMECON

Stephan Richter talks with Marketplace host David Brancaccio on why Trump’s trade policies may resurrect COMECON, an old Communist trade policy.

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How Trump’s Trade Policy Resurrects COMECON, US-Style

What the U.S. president really means by pleading for “fairness” is simply for the U.S. to have its way.

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PiS’s Latest Coup de Grace: Scapegoating in Poland

In its blind effort to reinvent Poland’s past, the current government turns former employees of the country’s security services into scapegoats.

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Space Junk: The Soviet Union and Successors Factor

While the source of space launches has diversified, Russia remains one of the two space superpowers.

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Writing a Russian Detective Novel

Developing a positive Russian male role model character after decades of demographic catastrophe.

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Tone Down the “Winners and Losers” Talk on Cuba

The U.S. Congress should help the policy change happen.

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