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FROM NAZISM TO NEVER AGAIN

Defeated regimes are not only swiftly removed from power but often immediately erased from memory as well. When Adolf Hitler's “thousand-year...

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT GERMANY

Robert Kagan's thought-provoking essay ( “The New German Question ,” May/June 2019) addresses the important issue of how a collapse...

 
 
 

HOW DEMOCRATIC IS HUNGARY?

In his essay “ Democracy Demotion ” , Larry Diamond laments the decline in prominence of U.S. democracy promotion. It is refreshing...

PUTIN'S DAMASCUS STEAL

This year, Moscow is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Operation Kavkaz, the Soviet military intervention on behalf of Egypt in the...

 
 
 

RUSSIA'S DESPERATE MEASURES

In recent days, Moscow has drastically increased its military assistance to Syria, sending an estimated 500 Russian troops to an air...

THE MAN WHO SPOKE TRUTH TO POWER

In the decades since Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan began working together to end the Cold War, much has changed. Science and...

 
 
 

THE BALTIC BALANCE

On a trip to Europe last week, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter made two important announcements. First, on June 22, Carter...

MOSCOW'S BABY BUST?

For decades, first the Soviet Union and then Russia languished under adverse population trends. Deaths far outpaced births, life expectancy...

 
 
 

LATVIAN LESSONS

It's a familiar tale of boom and bust: In 2008, Europe's most overheated economy, which had been fuelled by cheap credit and rapidly...

RUSSIA'S CONSCRIPTION CONUNDRUM

Russia is in the middle of an extraordinarily ambitious military modernization project. By 2020, the country plans to upgrade a significant...

 
 
 

FORCING KIEV'S HAND

Viewed from Washington, the conflict in Ukraine's east seems to have reached a plateau. Despite several cease-fire agreements, fighting...

CHINA'S ROAD RULES

While the eyes of the world focus on China's aggression in the seas to its east, China's leaders are looking west. At the end of March,...

 
 
 

PUTIN'S HARD TURN

For many who arrived in Moscow in recent decades, the city had an almost narcotic effect. In the vacuum created by the Soviet collapse,...

PAPER TIGER PUTIN

Russian President Vladimir Putin is not as strong as he might seem, or, more important, as he might hope. Although Russia supports...

 
 
 

RUSSIA ON THE SILVER SCREEN

Anglo-American popular culture seldom depicts Russians as heroes or even good guys-unless they come from the novels of Leo Tolstoy...

TAJIKISTAN'S RUSSIAN DREAM

As we drove beyond the concrete ruins of an old Soviet cement factory in Polygon, a tiny town in Tajikistan's Rasht Valley, my Tajik...

 
 
 

OIL'S WELL IN CENTRAL ASIA

For 13 years, the shadows of NATO supply planes have flecked Central Asia. As the war in Afghanistan stretched on, troops, equipment,...

PUTIN ON THE BRAKES

The conflict in Ukraine might reach a turning point this summer as EU sanctions against Russia near their expiration date and the “Minsk...

 
 
 

PUTIN'S THROWBACK STATE

The twists and turns of Russia's development may have never been more tied to the West than they were in 1997. That summer, Moscow's...

PUTIN'S GAS ATTACK

Russia's belligerence in Syria has renewed debates about Russian motives. James Nixey, head of the Russia and Eurasia Program at Chatham...

 
 
 



Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

The 20-year-old was arrested after reportedly posting a video of a man shooting a gun on an Instagram account with a disturbing caption, police said. Read more ...

Reports: Former NFL player Cedric Benson dies in wreck

Reports: Former NFL player Cedric Benson dies in wreck

Former NFL player Cedric Benson was killed Saturday in a two-vehicle wreck in Austin, Texas, according to multiple reports. Read more ...

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The... Read more ...

Nationals match team HR record with 8, rout Brewers 16-8

Nationals match team HR record with 8, rout Brewers 16-8

WASHINGTON - The Nationals matched a team record with eight home runs - including two by Juan Soto - in a 16-8 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday as Washington took two of... Read more ...

BMW Championship: Tiger Woods' season ends after disappointing finish at Medinah

BMW Championship: Tiger Woods' season ends after disappointing finish at Medinah

Woods needed to finish no worse than solo 11th to move into the top 30 in the FedEx Cup Standings and defend his Tour Championship title. Read more ...

UFC 241 results: Stipe Miocic stops Daniel Cormier to reclaim heavyweight...

UFC 241 results: Stipe Miocic stops Daniel Cormier to reclaim heavyweight title; Nate Diaz successful in return

A new heavyweight was crowned in the main event of UFC 241 and one of the sport's biggest stars made a triumphant return. Read more ...

Bengals mourn loss of former running back Cedric Benson

Bengals mourn loss of former running back Cedric Benson

The Cincinnati Bengals are mourning the loss of former running back Cedric Benson, who was killed Saturday in a two-vehicle wreck in Austin, Texas, according to multiple reports. Read more ...

Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'

Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'

Larry Kudlow kept the Greenland story alive on Fox News Sunday even though the island nation has said it's not for sale , reports NBC News. The White House economic advisor... Read more ...

Goldschmidt homers, Cardinals edge Reds 5-4 to stay in 1st

Goldschmidt homers, Cardinals edge Reds 5-4 to stay in 1st

CINCINNATI - Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer, Tommy Edman added a solo shot among his three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Sunday to... Read more ...

Communities gather in support of family that lost home in Goffstown fire

Communities gather in support of family that lost home in Goffstown fire

The family is grateful for the support. Read more ...