Nikolas K. Gvosdev, a contributing editor at the National Interest.
Without a clearly defined understanding of U.S. interests, the risk grows that the United States will stumble into a clash with Russia and Iran.
The United States needs to think soberly about its next steps—and not stumble into a clash with Russia that it neither foresees nor desires.
Russia has acquired in Venezuela, as it has in Syria, a need to preserve the current regime in order to safeguard its investments.
Trump’s priorities won’t be well received by allies to the north or east—though members in the Mediterranean may think differently.
The U.S.-Russia relationship is starved for normalcy.
North Korea is one of the remaining legacies of the Cold War and one of the greatest threats to America.
With thousands of Russians being branded as close associates of Vladimir Putin, it is difficult to tell who actually has a voice in the Kremlin.
Does the Tillerson visit to Moscow represent the end of Trump’s initial approach to Russia?
How Russia sees Donald Trump’s cruise missile strike.
While Washington and Moscow face a common enemy, they will continue to fight separately.
Access all of our articles all of the time. Subscribe today: 6 issues for $29.95