Anatol Lieven: “What is in fact better: authoritarian control from above or mass hysteria from below”?
Anatol Lieven’s “Lunch with Putin” deserves much thought and serious discussion. Here are his impressions from last week’s Valdai Discussion Club: [T]here was another way in which the world seemed to revolve backward during the Valdai, which was if anything even more disturbing. During two lunches over the course of the conference, the president and […]
The New York Times has published the transcripts of Georgia’s “evidence” that Russia started the war. You can even get your own .pdf version to share with your friends! As for the whether this transcript amounts to any evidence at all, I leave that to you. What these recordings say to me is that this […]