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Donald Trump’s commitment to avoiding the antagonization of Russian officials on Twitter—a courtesy he reserves for no one else—was conspicuous months ago. Despite his reported...
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Moscow is belatedly responding to American sanctions leveled on Russia following its intervention in the 2016 election and the invasion of Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir...
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On June 23, the Washington Post ran a comprehensive article reviewing the Russian interference in last year’s presidential election, which involved stealing emails from Democratic...
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If there’s one man who is enjoying Donald Trump’s discomfort at the moment, it is Vladimir Putin. On Wednesday, the Russian president was in high spirits,...
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Donald Trump is especially fond of illustrating his apprehension toward refugees fleeing violence, repression, and poverty in the Middle East and North Africa by citing...
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If Donald Trump’s desired rapprochement with Russia was on life support before he ordered cruise missile strikes on Syrian government targets, the administration pulled the...
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The House review of the role Russia played in interfering in the 2016 presidential election has devolved into a partisan mess. The Senate’s investigation into...
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With his frequent resort to Twitter to express his unfiltered feelings, President Trump has set a trap for himself. In the past, when presidents chose to...
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Democrats who like to complain that the Republican Party in Congress serves only as President Donald Trump’s praetorian guardsmen will soon have to contend with...
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One hundred years ago Wednesday—on March 15, 1917—one of the most momentous events of the 20th century occurred: Tsar Nicholas II abdicated, thus ending 300...
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It turns out that the greatest threat to U.S. interests involving Moscow in the Trump era has little to do with Trump’s campaign-trail promise to...
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There has been a lot of talk in the United States lately about “fake news” (the accusation that President Trump tosses out to discredit unfavorable...