D.T. Didi, something tells me this could be the beginning of a beautiful arms race. D.T. But there's just one little thing
Former Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev has accused Nato of preparing for “offensive operations” against Russia. As the Western
It's probably due to the fact that I'm turning 80 next year, but I've been looking back on my life a lot lately. It was 50 years ago that I came to Washington as a young newspaper correspondent, 38 years ago that I became Vice President Mondale's press secretary, 21 years ago that I helped start The Hill, and ten years ago that I began writing for the Huffington Post.
In order to understand what is going on in Ukraine, history matters and the narrative of the other as well. Putin is a brutal leader yet his popularity rose as a result of the crisis. Not necessarily because he is a new Hitler as many argue but because he managed to inscribe his narrative in a Russian narrative with deep historical roots.
Someday Russians will be free. Not just from Communism, but also less forms of authoritarianism. Liberation will come only through the Russian people's own efforts, however, not from the West. Only they can make their own future. The day liberty arrives will be the real Russian Revolution.
Jonathan and Jesse have co-authored The Golem of Hollywood, a crime novel with elements of myth and the supernatural.
Jim Brown: "First of all, rock 'n' roll had been outlawed in the beginning in the Soviet Union. In a way -- and I'm making a larger film about this -- rock 'n' roll became a way to protest the government and to stick up for individualism."
The people of Crimea fixed a Soviet-era mistake with the Sunday’s referendum and the will of the people should not be punished
What we are witnessing in Ukraine today is not so much the revival of the Cold War as the sharp edge of a clash of civilizations in the unfolding post-American era. American-led globalization since the end of the Cold War has led to the convergence of patterns of growth and the spread of technology worldwide, enabling the rise of the emerging economies such as China, Russia, India and Turkey. But far from creating a flat and homogenous world, this convergence has led to a new divergence because economic strength engenders cultural, political and even military self-assertion. As we are seeing every day from the East China Sea to Syria to Crimea, the American-led West is no longer at the helm of today's order. Indeed, no one is. Above all, globalization today means an interdependence of plural identities.
Unless I missed something, there was nothing particularly awesome about that experience. I'm not sure what is awesome these
I'm not sure of all that Gorbachev said because I grew pensive watching him. There have been several iconic change agents
Today we face a danger no smaller than a nuclear exchange in the form of greenhouse gases that help produce climate change.
If the Vatican would drop claims of exclusivity over religious truth, and reexamine dogmas such as the Nicene Creed, it would pressure other denominations of Christianity to follow suit.
When it comes to vodka, the Russians don't mess around.
In The Power of Impossible Ideas, her book about helping to end the Cold War and to build a better Russia, Sharon Tennison tells one of the great hidden stories of our age.
On the eve of the main event at the United Nations' Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, a task force created by Mikhail Gorbachev urged international delegates to "face the urgent realities" of global climate change.
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA and JIM HEINTZ -- The Associated Press MOSCOW — Mikhail Gorbachev, who resigned as Soviet president
Iran is different. They're willing to kill on a large scale, same with Syria. The regime is on the side of the regime in
I live in a city where much emphasis is placed on where you are and how you got there. We too often forget that most of us got wherever we are in life because of someone we knew who kindly took us along.