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Russian-Iranian

Critics pounced on President George W. Bush when he described Iran, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, and North Korea as part of an "Axis of Evil" almost...
Russia

When Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared himself caliph of the Islamic State, he captured the imagination of a generation of young Islamists. More than 30,000 foreign...
Vladimir Putin

Controversy continues to swirl about allegations that Russia was behind the hacking that plagued Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee in the run-up...
Russia

It was inevitable that the allegation Russian intelligence meddled in the American presidential election would become a partisan football. The claims that Moscow’s cyber intelligence...
Angela Merkel

If Angela Merkel wins reelection to her post as German Chancellor next year, she will tie Helmut Kohl’s record as the longest-serving democratically elected German...
Russia

As President-elect Donald Trump begins to fill his top administration spots, his selection of retired General Michael Flynn suggests that Trump's  campaign trail flirtations were...
Russia

The end of the U.S. presidential campaign also brings an end to Russian attempts to tamper with the outcome. At least, for now. Given the...
Trump

There’s no use pretending that the election will turn on either candidate’s foreign policy positions. But there are some people for whom the question of...
Russia

On Monday morning I was intrigued to see a tweet from RT--Russia's foremost propaganda TV station--complaining that its bank accounts had been frozen in Britain....
Vladimir Putin

Almost forgotten now amid the justifiable uproar over the Donald Trump-Billy Bush tape was another significant development that occurred on Friday: The Director of National...
Russia

We’re a long way off from those heady days when Mitt Romney was the subject of withering mockery for daring to notice that Moscow’s geopolitical...
Putin

Yesterday, Noah Rothman rightly highlighted how Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has exhibited “conspicuous deference bordering on fealty” toward Russia, a country which has not...