US-Russia

The Gendarme of Eurasia

My new article for Warscapes, “The Gendarme of Eurasia.” Here’s the opening excerpt: In 1830, in response to the crowning of Louis-Philippe as king of

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Infantilizing Putin

My new column for Russia Magazein, “Infantilizing Putin.” Here’s an excerpt: Last week, The New York Times lamented the dearth of Russian specialists to comment on the crisis

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Defunding Title VIII

News that the State Department didn’t allocate funding for Title VIII, which provides funding for research and language programs related to the study of Eastern

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The Let’s Pretend Game

This week’s Russia! Magazine column, “The Magnitsky Minstrelsy“: The passage of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 last December sent US-Russia

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