Violent extremism—whether in jihadist or white supremacist form—is often driven by the same processes.
“Sometimes, it seems to me that the biggest sanctions aren’t aimed at us, but at Trump.”
In expelling American diplomatic staff, the Russian president was trying to sound like the one adult in the room, even as he actively makes the situation worse.
What Russian officials mean when they talk about “adoptions”
There were numerous attempts to establish contact with the campaign and the transition team.
The lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. once represented the FSB. But that story is less about espionage than about money.
Who is Natalia Veselnitskaya, and what does she want?
Technically, there’s no such position. But the man who holds the office’s nearest equivalent in Russia is a Putin loyalist of long standing.
A Washington Post report on 2016 election interference raises the question: What could Obama have done differently?
The attorney general says he was acting as a senator, but a review of his activities that summer shows ambassadors seeking him out as a Trump surrogate.
Julia Ioffe argues that the one thing Putin wants from a Trump White House is chaos.
Putin has long used the pretext of counterterrorism cooperation to get what he wants from the West. It just paid off again.
“He is acting in accordance with his competence, in accordance with his law and constitution. What about us? Why us?”
One way to derail an inquiry is to deprive it of resources.
Reports of a planned meeting were less than met the eye.
If Moscow had grown accustomed to being the unpredictable partner in the relationship, it will have to make adjustments.
Moscow’s rogue client has destroyed the country’s ability to present itself as an indispensable arbiter in the conflict.
If there’s too much of it, it stops being terrifying.
After the largest demonstrations in years erupted across the country on Sunday, the Kremlin is fighting back.
If the lobbyist’s work did indeed “greatly benefit the Putin Government,” the contract wouldn’t be especially out of the ordinary for an American lobbyist—or for Russia.