Russian military Articles

Bottom Line vs. Front Line

The Clinton administration is withdrawing money from the nation's defense accounts with no firmer justification than its hope for ten or twenty years of world peace, or at least its expectation that the foreseeable future holds no serious challeng

The Great Transformation

Four years have now passed since the implosion of the communist state in Poland set in train a process that led to the collapse of the other Central European communist states.

Poets on Power (and its loss)

Turning the pages of a collected Auden, one's eye repeatedly catches something that seems strikingly appropriate to the state of Europe today.

International Crime and Punishment

The idea of an international criminal court is supported by many people and now has moved from the lobbying of lawyers and moralists to an area of practical action.

The '1205 Document': A Story of American Prisoners, Vietnamese Agents, Soviet Archives, Washington Bureaucrats, and the Media

Last January, I was sitting in the former headquarters of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, reading top-secret Soviet files about the Vietnam war.

The Constraints of Russian Culture

Democratic impulses, not nearly so rare in the Russian past as we imagine, have been distinctly hostile to competition and enterprise.

Mexico and the Politics of Free Trade

When it is negotiated and if it is approved by Congress, the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada may prove to be the most important foreign economic policy achievement of President Bush's first term in of

The Coming Resurgence of Russia

Let us begin by recalling one of the most celebrated predictions in political literature.

America on Their Minds

The subject of Franco-American relations is "vast," in the Gaullian usage of the word, and for most Americans vastly boring.

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April 18, 2014