Regions / Russia
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
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?"
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?
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.
America's top ally in East Asia is bulking up its military, picking fights with its neighbors, and showing a blithe disregard for democracy.
If Ukraine wants to move closer to the West, it will probably have to submit to the knife.
Before Obama's State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.