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The Lost Twenty-Five Years
The Lost Twenty-Five Years  


February 19, 2016  

Why no new world order has been built since the end of the Cold War Twenty-five years ago, on March 17th, 1991, the first... 

US Strategy and Strategic Culture from 2017
US Strategy and Strategic Culture from 2017  


February 19, 2016  

The US will remain indispensable to global problem-solving, provided an updated mindset, new institutions, and flexible alliances... 

The Strange Case of Russian Nationalism
The Strange Case of Russian Nationalism  


March 24, 2014  

Sochi and then Crimea may have played to the Russian soul, but they masked weaknesses and incoherence in today’s Russian... 

Ukraine: Why and Whither?
Ukraine: Why and Whither?  


March 24, 2014  

The Ukrainian revolution was caused by gross policy incompetence at a time when Kiev needed heroic leadership. Ukraine’s... 

Governing in the Ex-Soviet Space
Governing in the Ex-Soviet Space  


November 11, 2013  

Russians don’t eat their children. Nor do their former Soviet brethren. Now how do they all govern in this post-Soviet... 

On Russian vs. Soviet Performance
On Russian vs. Soviet Performance  


June 18, 2013  

No great post-Soviet achievements for Russian civilization – so far How is the Russian man doing in 2013, nearly a century... 

The Russians are Stressed
The Russians are Stressed  


June 14, 2010  

And Russia is stressed too – which is why the world ought to take note Little known fact: The transition to a market economy...