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The National Interest: Opinion- Albert Carnesale- Deal or No Deal: The Choice Before Congress

The National Interest: Opinion-Albert Carnesale- Deal or No Deal: The Choice Before Congress Albert Carnesale, in his National Interest piece, makes a good point about Congressional Republicans. And maybe the problem they’re having is that America unlike Europe and a … Continue reading

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Rick Cooley: ‘No Nukes’- Only Through Multi-Lateral Disarmament

Source: Rick Cooley: ‘No Nukes’ Before we talk about eliminating nuclear weapons from the face of the Earth, which I would go along with as long as it’s not just the United States that does that, but everyone else involved who … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Anne Applebaum- Greece is a Turning Point For The European Union

Anne Applebaum talking about Greece and the European Union, at The Washington Post. Her column is apparently unavailable to read right now. From The Washington Post “The resounding rejection of the bailout referendum by the Greek people has caused shouts of … Continue reading

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My Vintage Video: The Capital Gang, March 27, 1993: Foreign Policy and The Clinton Budget

. President Boris Yeltsin who certainly has his issues as President of Russia, looks like a good guy if not a saint, at least compared with Vladimir Putin today. It would’ve been nice had Russia been able to transition away … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Michael T. Klare: ‘Hard Power, Soft Power & Energy Power’

  “The debate over whether U.S. interests abroad are better served by hard power—coercive means such as military force—or soft power—less aggressive means of persuasion, such as diplomacy, economic aid, and propaganda—is perennial. Since becoming president, Barack Obama has emphasized … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- Alex Luhn- 50,000 March in Moscow After The Killing of Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov

The Nation: Opinion- Alex Luhn- 50,000 March in Moscow After the Killing of Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov I don’t know enough about the Russian opposition or Russian opposition parties to say that there’s anything looking like a real democratic opposition … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- William Falk- Vladimir Putin Raises The Stakes

The Week: Opinion- William Falk- Vladimir Putin Raises The Stakes I have a hard time seeing even Vladimir Putin attempting to invade any of the Baltic States for one reason only which is NATO. If Russia attacks the Baltic States, … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Alexander J. Motyl- Why Vladimir Putin’s Days Are Numbered

Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Alexander J. Motyl- Why Vladimir Putin’s Days Are Numbered/a> If you look at how the Russian Federation is set up and what type of country and the government they are supposed to have on paper, it is … Continue reading

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The American Conservative: Opinion- Leon Hadar- The Right’s Putin Problem: Russian Neoconservatism & What American Neo-Cons Like About it

The American Conservative: Opinion- Leon Hadar- The Right’s Putin Problem I’m not trying to sound overly partisan or harsh and when my dad reads this he might say, “Why not?”. But when I think of Vladimir Putin, the President of … Continue reading

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Reason: Lucy Steigerwald: What We Saw at The Solidarity Concert for Pussy Riot

Source: Reason: Lucy Steigerwald: What We Saw at The Solidarity Concert for Pussy Riot Wow! I thought Religious and Neoconservatism was a problem in America, especially when it’s involved in politics. But didn’t realize how big of an issue it … Continue reading

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