Too many reputations and other interests are vested in the legend for it to vanish from American politics anytime soon.
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (REEES) hosted discussion on, “The End of U.S.- Russian Nuclear Arms Control and the Start of a New Arms Race.”
Russia’s long-standing quest for strategic depth, great power ambitions, and uneasy ties with the West have left an indelible imprint on Moscow’s foreign policy.
Why does Vladimir Putin remain so popular among Russians? One key reason: He is overseeing the construction of a better Russia in the form of new roads, rails, bridges, and other much-needed infrastructure.
Ukraine’s 2018 presidential elections should have been a major milestone in the country’s political consolidation…
The Trump administration has been moving systematically to undermine accords that have kept nuclear proliferation within possibly manageable limits over the last half century.
Congressional efforts are underway to seize control of foreign-policy decisions from the executive. Who will win?
Q: Is Vladimir Putin a Russian nationalist?
A: I think it’s a mistake to consider Putin a nationalist and here there’s also the same confusion with authoritarianism and being aggressive in foreign policy. So you always have this confusion when you use nationalist as a synonym for being an authoritarian leader and having foreign policy the west considers aggressive.
A while back I suggested starting a new series entitled ‘The Russians Done It’. Since then, there have been a few items which I could have added to the series, including the story that Russia is responsible for the worldwide measles epidemic…
Despite an avalanche of bad news, a major crisis does not start. Some invisible safety net seems to keep the world away from war. Why does this happen?