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Set against the wintery landscape of Siberia|Greene’s lively travel narrative offers a glimpse into the soul of twentieth-century Russia: how its people remember their history and look forward to the future.
Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close.
Putin is now Donald Trump’s problem
Ideological and civilizational conservatives united in opposition to the Soviet Union, but divide on whether Putin’s Russia is a totalitarian enemy, or a defender of the Christian west.
Once you lose faith in one institution, you start to lose faith in them all. Lessons from Putin’s Moscow.
There may come a day when we look back at the intense, instantaneous interest that Donald Trump’s tweets once produced and we chuckle, noting how President Trump’s Twitter postings, now shorn of their novelty, generate roughly as much attention as a
The greatest unknown for U.S. interests in the world might be the United States itself.
Diplomacy is like chess, a sport Russia excels in. Putin is a grandmaster of something else
IN THE WEST, ELITES ARE UNDER ATTACK. AS MANY OF THE world’s most influential political and business leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland, from Jan. 17 to Jan. 20, they will surely discuss, in public and private, how much things have changed since th
AS IN THE PAST, THE DAY WILL BE COLD. Melania will hold the Bible. The kids will stand by proudly. The new President will recite his lines carefully, smile broadly and change history. And American international leadership, a constant since 1945, will
It's getting harder for centrists to convince themselves right-wing nationalism will disappear any time soon.
The Russians now see the president as unpredictable | “There is a sensible shift of expectations in the Kremlin”
Donald Trump has only a few more weeks to figure out whether Putin is a friend or a foe.
THERE ARE THOSE OUTSIDE THE U.S. WHO WILL HAVE welcomed Donald Trump’s arrival as the 45th President of the United States. Russia will cheer his skepticism of NATO’s value and his suggestion of a thaw in relations. The Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte, T
And how they’ll reverberate in the coming year
How armchair intelligence analysts are debunking propaganda and uncovering war crimes without leaving home
Some in Russia are lauding Trump's nomination of the Exxon CEO for secretary of state, although opponents say it 'would take a miracle for Tillerson to criticize Russia on human rights.'
There’s room for cooperation but also competition | “If you take the sanctions off, you have no leverage” with Russia
A look ahead to some of the major global anniversaries in the coming year
If Vladimir Putin intervened in the U.S. election to help the NATO-skeptical candidate, the alliance is enhancing its forces anyway.
A dispatch from Norway's military buildup
A Republican hawk acclimates to the Trump presidency—and threatens to reconsider the One China policy.
In 1991, two German tourists walking an Alpine ridge, between Austria and Italy, stumbled across something shocking: a yellowed but well preserved human body, partially frozen embedded in a glacier. Initially, they believed it to be the remains of a
But the uncertainty that Trump has brought to the United States is spilling into even the places that he hoped to do business with.
A dissident dishes dirt with the help of tipsters in high places | “Everyone in this arena is in a state of conflict”
Close to the war zone, a farming giant emerges | “If I take someone else’s land, I can double, triple the yield”
“The day of the chess player is over,” the businessman once wrote.
It's not just price—vodka is becoming uncool.
Did Moscow influence the U.S. election? Who else has been hacked? Could the CIA be wrong?
The president-elect's choice to lead the EPA is currently suing the very agency he may soon be leading.
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