Sanctions have so far had absolutely no effect on Russian policy with regard to either Ukraine or Syria (or indeed anything else).
Ten ways the new US-Russian Cold War is increasingly becoming more dangerous than the one we survived.
There are signs of escalation in the simmering conflict.
The scholars examine some problematic narratives in the American international relations scholarship on Russia, focusing on some implicit assumptions about the drivers of Russian foreign policy.
Perhaps now, with the fourth presidential term for Vladimir Putin having begun, we can put aside all the empty talk of ‘imminent coups’, color revolutions, ‘fatal illnesses,’ and perhaps the American rusological community that foisted them upon our post-fact world and get down to some realistic forecasting…
Congress should be taking a very hard look at the prosecution of George Papadopoulos.
As they work to advance a more progressive vision for the country, it’s crucial that, on national security, Democrats give voters a real alternative to endless war.
Each nation develops in its own way. I believe that after all mistakes and after all the experiments, for the Russian people, and for other peoples, the path to socialism, of course not the socialism that was in the twentieth century, but of modern socialism, the path to the social state, is best.
“Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.”
That saying—often misattributed to Euripides—comes to mind most mornings when I pick up The New York Times and read the latest “Russiagate” headlines…
Kiev murders the truth of the death of Arkady Babchenko. Lev Golinkin, author “A Backpack, A Bear and Eight Crates of Vodka” talks with WABC radio’s John Batchelor.