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  • Trump’s Wall and the Aggrandizement of Despots

    by Walter G. Moss

    Egotistical rulers like Trump often have grandiose architectural plans. Hitler had his “Germania," Mao had his “10 Great Buildings," and Stalin had his never-built Palace of Soviets. 



  • The Madness of Nuclear Deterrence

    by Mikhail Gorbachev

    The dangers have only become more acute in the decades since I tried to convince Thatcher.



  • The Island That Changed History

    by Sergey Radchenko

    A 1969 border clash between Moscow and Beijing pushed the two apart, and opened the door for Nixon to go to China.