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How Brexit Could Avert New Cold War

How Brexit Could Avert New Cold War

The Washington Post-The stunning British vote to leave the European Union has roiled foreign and economic ministers and central bankers across Europe and the United States. The political establishments on both sides of the Atlantic are finally beginning to get the...
Opinion: Russia and the danger of conspiracy theories

Opinion: Russia and the danger of conspiracy theories

The way President Vladimir Putin tells it, Russia is the victim of a great conspiracy designed to prevent it from claiming a position within the global networks of leadership. The Europeans are plotting to deny Russia the right to host the 2018 football World Cup. The...
Russia starts nationwide show of force

Russia starts nationwide show of force

Moscow, Reuters—More than 45,000 Russian troops as well as war planes and submarines started military exercises across much of the country on Monday in one of the Kremlin’s biggest shows of force since its ties with the West plunged to Cold War-lows. President...
Opinion: Putin, a Prisoner of the Past

Opinion: Putin, a Prisoner of the Past

While learning from history is the first duty of any statesman worth his salt, he should also be on guard against learning the wrong lessons. One example is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attempt at building a national strategy around certain moments in history...