Tagged: Russia

The Elephants of Missile Defense

Moscow and Washington are on a crash course over missile defense. Even Putin's surprise offer at the G8, columnist Frida Berrigan points out, will not likely avert collision.

Kosovos Tricky Waltz

Kosovo is on its way to becoming the latest piece of former Yugoslavia to achieve nationhood. But a bumpy road lies ahead.

The Post-Abundance Era

We're so beyond the Cold War and September 11th that we’ve entered a new era altogether. FPIF columnist Michael T. Klare warns us all to get ready and tighten our belts.


Although violence is often blamed on the drug trade, the roots of violence run much deeper. A multiplicity of actors create a veritable kaleidoscope of violence.