Society

No Illusions: Russia's Student Generation

As Russia navigates its current time of troubles, the identity of its youth, especially the elite in higher education, takes on greater importance than at any time since 1917.

Taylor E. Dark

Trop de Zle

Lord Owen is one of those many unfortunates who, in the period of terminal decline of the British Empire, was sent off to sup with devils, equipped only with an undersized spoon.

Hasan Unal

The Man Who Liked Reporters

Marlin Fitzwater was the most effective and well-liked press secretary since John F. Kennedy's Pierre Salinger. Fitzwater spent six years working for two presidents of markedly different public styles, Ronald Reagan and George Bush, and lived to t

Churchill's Realism: Reflections on the Fulton Speech

The speech is remembered today as a seminal pronouncement on behalf of the Atlantic solidarity and clearheaded realism. What is less remembered is that at the time the address brought down on Churchill a torrent of controversy.

Spencer Warren

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

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