Regions / Russia
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.
Gone are the days when the U.S. accounted for over 40 percent of the world's billionaires, with Western Europe and Japan making up most of the rest.
They had been on the State Department's watch list, but were further downgraded in this years's Trafficking in Persons report.
Republicans oppose U.S. cooperation with Russia on NATO missile defense.
Hasn't Chechen separatists' beef always been with Russia?
In part, the Vietnam War was perceived as a message that the U.S. would not be intimidated by a Chinese nuclear-weapons program.
During the Cold War, nuclear deterrence failed to thwart crises, which were subsequently solved with good, old politics.