Regions / Russia

What Comes After Empire?

Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?

Authoritarian Symps

In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"

Celebrating Destruction

Our wartime commemorations are the functional equivalent of mounting the heads of our victims on pikes. Are we surprised that others celebrate bloodshed when we do the same?

The Kremlin’s Kool-Aid

Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.