Accidents and Disasters

Red Square in Moscow

Russiagate’s ‘Core Narrative’ Has Always Lacked Actual Evidence Russiagate’s ‘Core Narrative’ Has Always Lacked Actual Evidence

The unprecedented allegation that the Kremlin “attacked America” and “colluded” with its president in order to elect him is based on two documents devoid of facts or logic.

Jun 20, 2018 / Stephen F. Cohen

Trump Putin Vietnam

The Necessity of a Trump-Putin Summit The Necessity of a Trump-Putin Summit

Ten ways the new US-Russian Cold War is increasingly becoming more dangerous than the one we survived.

Jun 6, 2018 / Stephen F. Cohen

Putin Annual Address

Debasing US Policy Discourse About Russia Debasing US Policy Discourse About Russia

Is Putin really a “pariah” and Russia “isolated from the international community”?

May 30, 2018 / Stephen F. Cohen

Schumer and Democrats

Democrats Are Missing the Opportunity to Offer an Alternative to Endless War Democrats Are Missing the Opportunity to Offer an Alternative to Endless War

The Democrats’ failure to advance a bold progressive alternative to President Trump’s belligerent policies and bloated defense budgets is a huge missed opportunity.

May 29, 2018 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Putin at desk

Who Is Responsible for the New US-Russian Cold War? Who Is Responsible for the New US-Russian Cold War?

A discussion of the Stephen F. Cohen–Michael McFaul debate.

May 16, 2018 / Stephen F. Cohen

Red Square in Moscow

Forgotten Truths: On the Imperative of Cooperating With—Not Criminalizing—Russia Forgotten Truths: On the Imperative of Cooperating With—Not Criminalizing—Russia

Cooperation with Moscow remains vital for American national security, but “Russiagate” allegations, now codified in a DNC lawsuit, are making that decades-long pursuit a crime.

Apr 25, 2018 / Stephen F. Cohen

Red Square in Moscow

‘Russiagate’ Allegations Continue to Escalate the Danger of War With Russia ‘Russiagate’ Allegations Continue to Escalate the Danger of War With Russia

Incessant Kremlin-baiting of President Trump is risking a Cuban missile–like crisis that he, unlike JFK in 1962, may not be permitted to resolve peacefully.

Apr 18, 2018 / Stephen F. Cohen

Anti-Nuclear War Demonstration

Unproven Allegations Against Trump and Putin Are Risking Nuclear War Unproven Allegations Against Trump and Putin Are Risking Nuclear War

“Russiagate” and the Skirpal affair have escalated dangers inherent in the new Cold War beyond those of the preceding one.

Mar 28, 2018 / Stephen F. Cohen

Nuclear missiles

Let’s Not Fall Into the Cold-War Arms-Control Trap Let’s Not Fall Into the Cold-War Arms-Control Trap

For our national security, we need self-control more than we need arms-control talks.

Mar 27, 2018 / Patrick Lawrence

John Bolton

Trump’s Most Dangerous Betrayal Yet Trump’s Most Dangerous Betrayal Yet

Trump’s presidency has taken a foreboding turn—from madcap farce and unending melodrama toward grim tragedy.

Mar 27, 2018 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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