Monthly Archives: July 2011

Nostalgic For The Cold War? Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s Crusade Against Reset

As I predicted last December (and then discussed again recently), a noisy anti-Russian corner has emerged in the U.S. House of Representatives, thanks to the ascension of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen(R-FL) to the position of Chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  On July 7, Ros-Lehtinen … Continue reading

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Party Crashers

(This piece originally appeared on Russia Beyond the Headlines) The refusal by the Russian Ministry of Justice to register an opposition People’s Freedom Party, known as PARNAS, didn’t come as a surprise.  Everyone, including the party’s four co-chairmen – Mikhail Kasyanov, … Continue reading

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