On September 5, 2018, Pamela Tetarenko and William (Bill) Headley were greeted in Krasnodar by Natasha Ivanova, who has been the Center for Citizen Initiative’s program director in this city for nearly 20 years.
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S December 18 announcement that he intends to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria produced some isolated support in the anti-war wings of both parties, but largely provoked bipartisan outrage among in Washington’s reflexively pro-war establishment.
“Prisoners of Donald Trump.” That’s how longtime NBCreporter and analyst William Arkin described the mainstream media in a scathing letter last week announcing he would be leaving the network, accusing the media of warmongering while ignoring the “creeping fascism of homeland security.”
As Melvyn Leffler and William Hitchcock explain in their introduction to this symposium, the “frustration, indeed exasperation,” about world affairs expressed by many members of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) at the spring 2017 meeting led them to convene a meeting to see what light the study of the history of Soviet and Russian relations with the U.S. might shed on the current conflict…
This book will delight Professor Cohen’s supporters and enrage his opponents, while readers of a moderate persuasion will be able to admire the passion and tenacity of his resistance to the trend towards provoking war with Russia.
Moscow’s objectives in the region are not merely limited to the Black Sea basin. While the Black Sea Fleet assists with the defense of southern maritime approaches to Russia, it also allows Moscow to use the Black Sea as a jumping off point into the eastern and central Mediterranean.
In his 2008 book Flat Earth News, long before the current frenzy about ‘fake news’ and Russian ‘disinformation’, British journalist Nick Davies sought to explain why the global media contained so much ‘falsehood, distortion, and propaganda.’
Could the Russians have deployed sophisticated social media tracking tools to follow users across sites and determine where they were based, then tailor political messages to the broad groups or Twitter accounts they created? In theory, sure — but it seems like an awfully indirect way of targeting specific geographies,
Statements by Browder in this article come from the printed record of his Senate testimony, and his various public appearances and writings.
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