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comey

There may be no one with whom partisans on both sides of the political divide have a more conflicted relationship with than FBI Director James...

The matter of the Donald Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia have dogged this administration since its very first days. For the first time in...
russia

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...
russian revolution

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...
deterrence

In the history of naïve statements, few will stand the test of time like that uttered by President Barack Obama at his first address to...
jeff sessions

As a strategy, the liberal Democratic approach to the Trump victory since November 8 has been to go nuts about anything and everything, and you...
russia

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...
Russia

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...
Donald Trump

The Trump presidency is redefining “conflict of interest.” The kind of ethical concerns that would have been major news in a previous administration receive barely...
russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov did the world a service this weekend when he abandoned coyly evasive and tiresome Russian diplo-speak by outright advocating for...
Kleptocracy

Vladimir Putin in Russia. Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey. North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Iraqi Kurdistan’s Masoud Barzani. Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. The late...
ukraine

I had just gotten back from a trip to Kiev featuring meetings with members of Ukraine’s parliament when I learned that newly confirmed Education Secretary...