Regions / Russia
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?
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The U.S. has a moral responsibility to address the Syrian refugee crisis after The Guardian reveals Russia offered to help depose Assad three years ago.
Asia may turn out to be more receptive to Russian business
After more than a year of negotiations, a U.S.-backed nuclear deal with Iran has been struck.
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.