The Dating Game
American is playing matchmaker to Turkey and the EU. It had better work. A broken engagement could mean a clash of civilizations.
The Sources of Russian Conduct
Sixty years after Kennan, Russia still baffles. But Putin's managed pluralism has deep roots in Russian opinion.
NATO died with the Soviet Union. Get over it.
Pirouettes and Priorities
A pragmatist seeking integration with the West.
Global domination is a self-defeating goal. Global leadership is not.
Russia's New Europe
A closet imperialist bent on reviving Moscow's dominion.
The Sick Man of Asia
Russia's reversal of fortunes in its resource-rich Far East will complicate the Asian equation for the United States.