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David Foglesong is a Professor of History at Rutgers University where he specializes in American-Russian relations. He’s the author of The American Mission and the Evil Empire. His most recent article is “The Perils of Prophecy: American Predictions About Russia’s Future Since 1881.”

Read my review of The American Mission from way back in 2007.


Revolting Cocks, “Something Wonderful,” Beers, Steers, and Queers, 1990.

Killing Joke, “America,” Outside the Gate, 1988.