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For Putin, fighting ISIS is just a pretext for his larger strategic machinations.
This year’s International Army Game was less of an exercise and more of a who’s who of the world’s best armies. Who won? Depends whom you ask.
America’s record of engagement in Central Asia has been extensive during its post-9/11 era of adventurism. Yet with the continuing withdrawal from Afghanistan and its more recent commitment to an Asia-orientated foreign strategy, the U.S. is on track to dramatically decrease its investment in the region.
The former U.S. ambassador to Russia provides his take on the history and trajectory of U.S.-Russia relations.
Although the Russian political opposition appears weak and factionalized, opportunities exist for it to weaken the power of Vladimir Putin’s United Russia.
Russia’s annexation of Crimea shows that traditional kinetic conflict is not out of the question. NATO’s European states must therefore take proactive steps to bolster their own militaries.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia is as polarizing as he is provocative. According to Tyler Bowen, Putin is merely the leader of a small revisionist power struggling to expand against a strong alliance.
Christopher Rodriguez examines the political and social factors that have driven Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggression in Ukraine.