This is the first in a series of ESPN essays profiling all of the cities set to host World Cup games this summer.
While claims that the FBI properly inquired of connections between the Trump campaign and Russia were valid to a point, that point has long since passed.
It looks now as if those responsible for this effort to undermine American democracy and repeal the results of a free, open, and democratic election will be exposed. Let’s hope that they are also held to account.
A week ago, the British House of Commons Select Committee on Foreign Affairs issued a report entitled ‘Moscow’s Gold: Russian Corruption in the UK.’ Given the title, one might imagine that this was all about corruption and the role played by Russian ‘dirty money’ in the British economy.
Putin’s Russia – conservative and predominantly Orthodox Christian – today serves as a kind of all-purpose bogeyman for young journalists-on-the-make and for opportunistic politicians looking to cash in on the current hysteria.
McFaul’s book presents a misreading of Russia that will make future relations only more challenging.
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?