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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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"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...
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“We are not going to make Syria into a proxy war between US and Russia,” said the President of the United States in October of...
Russian rockets

I am currently touring the Baltic republics, where residents live in constant terror that Vladimir Putin will do to them what he has already done...
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“Today, the United States and Romania make history,” said Admiral Mark Ferguson, commander of U.S. Naval Force in Europe and Africa. Standing alongside NATO Chief...
Dana Rohrabacher

As more and more of the Republican electorate flirts with the atavistic statist nationalism championed by the celebrity candidate at the top of the GOP’s...
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When historians pore over the Obama presidency with the aim of identifying the worst developments or precedents set in this period, the embarrassment of riches...
Vladimir Putin

For advocates of the diplomatic process, which is for many an end in itself, unambiguous victories are few and far between. As such, some of...