The theories of Le Corbusier have much to answer for.
Yeltsin: the Problem, Not the Solution
Too much of Western energy, resources, and political capital has been sunk into schemes whose primary goal is propping up Yeltsin's regime, while not listening to what Russians themselves want and need.
Tin Cup Diplomacy
We are again in the early stages of a new international system, but without a unifying challenge to raise foreign affairs resources much above 1 percent of the federal budget.
Trading on Ideas, Review of Douglas A. Irwin's Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade
Catch-907 in the Caucasus
Baku, they say, is booming.
The Wild East
Sinking into poverty amid its natural riches, Vladivostok is almost totally controlled by organized crime.
Is Asia's High Growth Era Over?
Since the mid-1980s, Western academics and policymakers have regardedthe "tiger" economies of East Asia as an interesting intellectuallaboratory for debating theories about the causes of economic growth.
Power Failure: American Policy in the Caspian
Whereas in Central Europe Washington barely acknowledges Russian sensibilities, in Central Asia and the Caucasus it indulges them to excess.