The Center for the National Interest brought former CIA officials together to examine the state of American analysis of Russia.
McCarthyism and firsthand recollections of Soviet surveillance practices.
Despite the passage of time, Cold War patterns of thinking about Russia show no sign of weakening in America. To avoid repeating the mistakes of the past, we need to look at Russian society in a fundamentally different light. We must learn to appreciate it as a democracy that shares key similarities, as well as differences, with the West.
The Simone Weil Center for Political Philosophy asks: What is international order, what kind of thing is it? Can we understand what international political order is without raising the question about what politics itself is, what it’s for?
It…seems to be clear that James Comey, and former National Intelligence and Central Intelligence directors James Clapper and John Brennan, were involved in improper leaks of confidential information and in coordinating their activities to mislead the president-elect
Noted author and journalist Lev Golinkin (“A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka”) talks with WABC radio’s John Batchelor about the disturbing uptick in anti-Semitism in Ukraine these past months.
In a recent New York Times article Keith Gessen attempts to explain the long deterioration in post-Cold War US-Russian relations.
For those whose chief concern is the welfare of the Syrian people, the conclusion, however painful, should be obvious. The United States and other intervening states should work primarily to bring the suffering to a substantial close, and this likely means cutting off support to most rebel combatants in Syria and working with—perhaps even directly supporting—Assad and his foreign allies
Nord Stream 2, the planned Russian natural gas pipeline to Germany across the floor of the Baltic Sea, is the latest front in the growing conflict between Europe and the U.S.
As months turn into nearly two years and no solid evidence emerges to nail Russia for nabbing Election 2016, some big Russia-gate cheerleaders are starting to cover their tracks, as Daniel Lazare explains