Politics

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.

Peter Rutland

The Wild East

Sinking into poverty amid its natural riches, Vladivostok is almost totally controlled by organized crime.

David Satter

Chirac: Beyond Gaullism?

The annual G-7 economic summits have been justly described as photoopportunities in which anything except economics may be discussed.

Harvey Sicherman

Kenya: A Tarnished Jewel

From the beginning, Kenya was the jewel in Britain's African crown, an idyllic, wife-swapping, polo-playing, lion-shooting place in the sun for the restless, titled, but often impecunious younger sons of empire.

Smith Hempstone

Quantum Leap

The new world of foreign policy is neither a unipolar world nor a multipolar world, but an integrated global system, in which the United States plays a central, but constantly tempered, role.

Patrick Glynn

Reagan's Pragmatist

Despite the questioning of specific actions and policies, it remains indisputable that a combination of the times and Shultz's own strength of character made him one of our most successful secretaries of state.

Russia in Search of Itself

Russia's foreign policy cannot fail to provide for goals and tasks elevated above opportunist pragmatics.

Sergei Stankevich

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