Russophobic rhetoric persists in Washington, but a counter-argument is emerging.
Most histories of the cold war begin at the dawn of the post World War II period. But the history of U.S-U.S.S.R. animosity starts long before that: it starts as soon as possible, and it was hot long before it turned cold.
There remains no mechanism for selecting a successor to Vladimir Putin or for ensuring that the current system can perpetuate itself through this middle of the twenty-first century.
It took far too long to happen, but Bolton’s firing is undeniably good news.
Nor have Leftists who spent years slandering RussiaGate skeptics…
US president hails Sunday’s Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap and pledges support for Normandy format talks.
Defense, foreign ministers met annually until Crimea invasion.
The most alarming aspect of the Trump–Russia investigation, and of the stark difference between the aggression with which it was pursued and the see-no-evil passivity of the Clinton emails caper, is the way the investigative process was used to influence political outcomes, writes McCarthy.
Simply claiming that Russia embodies the external threat and ideological antagonist of the old Soviet Union does not make it so.
Aaron Maté slams MSNBC’s latest Russiagate dud, exposing how Lawrence O’Donnell’s embarrassing retraction is part of a pattern of bogus conspiracy theories that push the limits of political self-satire.