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Russia

Russian cyber-attacks on the United States continue in spectacular and dismaying fashion. Exhibit A: Russia hackers penetrated the computer networks at the World Anti-Doping Agency and...
Vladimir Putin

The Washington Post revealed on Sunday that "U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are investigating what they see as a broad covert Russian operation in the...
russia

President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are trapped in binds of their own design. Since entering the White House, the Obama administration sought to present...
Russia

For weeks, Russian and Ukrainian forces have been staring each other down from across a tense border.  The fighting in the not-so-frozen conflict in eastern...
Russia

The eyes of the diplomatic and sporting worlds might be on the Summer Olympic games now in Brazil, but there’s another international sporting event underway...
Russia

Donald Trump’s supporters are today involved in a scene-chewing display of apoplexy over how recalcitrant conservatives are out to get their guy. This week, Ted...
NATO

The NATO summit on July 7-8 in Warsaw was overshadowed by the terrible shooting of the police officer in Dallas, among other events. But it...
Russia

The harassment of American diplomats outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow is making headline news.  Here, for example, is the Bloomberg report: Russian television broadcast footage...
russia

"Microaggression" has become a fashionable term in the academy, but it applies better in the realm of international relations, where American adversaries are constantly needling...
brexit

Yesterday evening, thousands of angry protesters demonstrated in the streets of London to call for the subversion of democracy in Britain. These weren’t far-right fascists but young, middle-class, center-left...
Jeremy Corbyn

The two most direct and visible effects of the Brexit vote have been a financial shock and a political implosion. Post-Brexit economic instability is the...
Brexit

Britons might never have voted to leave the European Union had it not been for the refugee crisis that hit Europe as a result of the Syrian...