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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...
Russia

Since the end of the Cold War, the West has implicitly acted as though Russia was, for the most part, a European power no longer....
Russia

With the race for the White House picking up steam, American eyes are focused squarely on the presidential race and who will be elected Barack...
Vladimir Putin

When Governor Mitt Romney described Russia as the greatest geopolitical foe the United States faced, President Obama ridiculed him. “The 1980s are now calling to...
Putin

Donald Trump may still be defending his pal Vladimir Putin from charges that he had Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko killed in London ("Who knows who...
Vladimir Putin

Maybe the most distasteful aspect of Donald Trump’s popularity among Republican primary voters has been his efforts to rehabilitate Russian President Vladimir Putin’s image in...
Putin

"I think Mr. Putin understands that ... with Afghanistan fresh in the memory, for him to simply get bogged down in an inconclusive and paralyzing...
Putin

In the last few days, Donald Trump has been bitterly criticized for his bizarre defense of Russia President Vladimir Putin. We may have thought we’d...
Russia

“We’re not going to make Syria into a proxy war between the United States and Russia,” Barack Obama said in early October as Russian heavy...
Russia

Being in the intelligence business is not easy. To the extent that American national security officials are tasked with sifting through mountains of conflicting scraps...
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Representatives for the United States and the Russian government held a third round of talks on Wednesday aimed at “de-conflicting” the current crisis in Syria. In...