Brooke Leonard

Commentary

Barack Obama campaigned on changing direction in American foreign policy. So will this involve a shift in our approach to Russia?

Barack Obama has a lot to learn when it comes to dealing with Russia—but so does John McCain.

John McCain says he has all the answers when it comes to foreign policy. But a sampling of his statements on Russia shows that he has much to learn.

President Bush and other Western leaders were surprised when Russia refused to sanction Zimbabwe in the Security Council. They shouldn’t have been.

Russia’s bad reputation in the American media may turn a spat with Georgia into a potentially explosive situation.

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April 17, 2014