The West's sanctions on Iran are hurting the country's middle class and marginalizing the country's pragmatists. But they can neither cripple Iran's economy nor halt its nuclear program.
Russia's push to explore for oil in the Arctic is bad news.
Giving military aid to either side of the Syrian conflict will make civil war more likely and prevent the citizens of Syria from achieving any semblance of justice and freedom.
What would happen if we stopped playing games with Iran?
Millions of people have thronged the streets of cities all over the world this last year to protest the influence of money on power--the corruption in Mubarak's Egypt and Ben Ali's Tunisia, the malign effects of Wall Street and other financial institutions, the power elite in Russia.
Russians are coming out onto the streets to transform their country once again.
Stephen Cohen explodes the conventional wisdom about Soviet and Russian history in his latest book.
The Nazi zest for killing Russian POWs was almost as great as for Jews.
The much-proclaimed reset in U.S.-Russian relations has been more rhetorical than real.
A new book of voices from Russia's peace and democracy movements explodes Cold War myths about the Soviet Union's collapse.