Eurasia

A Different Dance--from Tango to Minuet

The internal condition of Russia has changed immensely for the better, and is continuing to change, though progress has not occurred as fast or as decisively as the Romantics had hoped.

Leon Aron

The Russian Aid Mess

The perception exists that aid to Russia and Ukraine has not met expectations. Looking back, it is increasingly evident that there was no way the program could have done so.

Charles Flickner

Has Democracy Failed Russia?

The sudden collapse of the Soviet Union was immediately taken as vindication of Western values and proof of the superiority of both market economics and a democratic system of government.

Peter Rutland

The New Cold War Debate

Nations, like people, view their past through emotional and psychological prisms. The normal course is for national history to become heroic myth--a saga of obstacles overcome, evil vanquished, national character triumphant.

Wyatt Usurped

It is hard now for any director to have as foursquare a vision of civilization as John Ford did. Many contemporary directors have tried to revive the Western but they tend to get whipsawed by conflicting cultural vectors.

Islam's Intramural Struggle

"Turkey is a model we hope other Muslim countries will emulate. In an era of quasi-isolationism, it will be hard to find much spirit in America for increasing links to Turkey. But the stakes are high and much hinges on the result."

Daniel Pipes

Beyond Left and Right

Classifications such as interventionist and isolationist, hawk and dove, realist and idealist, and multilateralist and unilateralist do not make much sense in the absence of the Cold War's defining conditions.

Alan Tonelson

Turkish Journey

For seventy years, Turkey has been looking to the West, but things are changing.

Herb Greer

Yeltsin: Shadow of a Doubt

Yeltsin had no better friend than the United States. Our support for him, even when he acted illegally, was timely and emphatic. Did it really make sense, however, for us to identify so closely with the fate of one man?

David Satter

The Morning After

Here are four Quarantottesco books, all Liberty on the Barricades, beards striking poses, étude revolutionnaire throbbing away.

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