A conversation with Angela Stent, the author of “Putin’s World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest” and former U.S. government official on Russia.
The Western world is on the verge of embarrassing itself to the bone in fighting a health crisis of historic proportions.
Europe keeps dithering on the global stage. Even the French and the Germans can’t fake consensus anymore.
Is a chastened West that has lost its positive edge doomed to cede innovative impulses for global affairs to China?
How does one lead a righteous life, while living tensely?
Can the West constructively encourage China’s peaceful rise?
Will lower oil prices drive Saudi Arabia and Russia to pursue sensible reforms at home at long last?