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  • Putin, Man of Mystery? Hardly.

    by Mark D. Steinberg

    Putin often speaks quite openly of his motives and values—and opinion polls suggest he is strongly in sync with widespread popular sentiments.


  • Your Doctors Are Worried

    by Lawrence S. Wittner

    No, they’re not necessarily your own personal physicians, but, rather, medical doctors around the world, represented by groups like International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).


  • Russia's Kosovo-Crimea Analogy is Ridiculous

    by Christopher P. Whitaker

    Russia justifies its annexation of Crimea by pointing to NATO intervention in Kosovo. But the Kosovo War came after years of international buildup, and Kosovo wasn't annexed by another country immediately afterward.


  • Enough With the Hitler Analogies

    by Christian Karner

    Our understanding of World War II has been deeply enriched by a memory boom of books and research. The same cannot be said by the Hitler analogy boom.


  • We Should Keep Out of Ukraine

    by William R. Polk

    Russia has a historic and strategic interest in Ukraine, and short of nuclear war there's nothing the United States can do to keep them out.

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