Monthly Archives: June 2007

The Kasparov Opening: a short life of the Committee 2008

Some Western media call former chess master Garry Kasparov the leader of the Russian “democratic opposition.”  In contrast, many ordinary Russians consider him to be no more than an attention-craving trouble-maker.  It is important to understand the origin of this … Continue reading

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A Bumper Sticker Foreign Policy

In the recent (May/June) issue of The National Interest, Dimitri K. Simes writes about the lack of a serious conversation about the direction of U.S. foreign policy.  He points out that a vigorous debate about American mission in the world … Continue reading

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