"Despite the recurrence of terrorist attacks, Putin has attempted to restore the delicate balance that once characterized the relationship between Russia and Muslim minority groups."
Strategic interests are achieved at the expense of the lives and livelihoods of common people.
The Politic's Sarah Strober and Leon Panetta discuss capturing Bin Laden, Russia, and the Trump administration.
In the first installment of his column on European issues ignored in the American press, Maks Szwajewski discusses the Western response to Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Norwegian fears of a Russian invasion have become newly relevant since then-nominee Donald Trump suggested the United States might not honor its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) agreements.
A few women find themselves in positions of political power in a repressive state.