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Putin

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On December 18, 2014

Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy. Although I am always skeptical of moment of journalists using moments of crisis to write of leaders, domestic or international. After all, oil is not going to sta

Lindsey Graham is a very serious and intelligent man. After all, he believes this is what John Kerry and Barack Obama should be doing about Russia: Host David Gregory then asked Graham how the Kerry has failed in addressing the Malaysian plane and evidence that pro-Russia separatists likely shot down the plane with Russian weapons. […]

Sochi in History

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On February 8, 2014

I suppose there aren’t a whole lot of places in Russia where horrible things haven’t happened. But still: History has largely been kind to Alexander II, the Russian czar who freed the serf

Comply

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On August 16, 2013

I’m not particularly comfortable with the idea of boycotting the Winter Olympics in Russia because of the nation’s anti-gay laws. Mostly, I don’t think it’s fair to athletes to

Able Archer

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On May 22, 2013

My latest at the Diplomat talks a bit more about Nate Jones’ work at National Security Archive: Like in the United States, the political and military elite of the Soviet Union disagreed on the l

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