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Ukraine as New Martyr Nation

Poland was the suffering martyr nation of the 20th century. Ukraine, with sense of cosmic destiny, is filling that role for the 21st century.

Putin’s Aggression

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is the greatest act of national aggression since Iraq’s occupation of Kuwait nearly 32 years ago.

The Five Books on Russia You Should Read
The Five Books on Russia You Should Read

Russia has historically been a challenging topic for scholars. Geographically, most of Russia lies in continental Asia, but culturally most…

Abdicating or Adjudicating America’s Grand Strategy Under Trump

During Trump’s presidency, America’s role as the world leader has been questioned by allies, adversaries, and the president himself.

US Should Work with Russia in Syria to Avoid Iran-Israel War

Russia and Iran are coordinating to prop up Assad in Syria but this could bring Iran one step closer to war with Israel.

The World Cup: So Much More Than Soccer

Before the World Cup even began, soccer had become political and Russia was at the center of it.