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March 26, 2014 | Sacramento Bee

Punish Putin by Opening the Door to Russia’s Best and Brightest

With limited options, a strategic immigration policy could be used to stick to the Kremlin.
March 24, 2014 | Mark Harrison's Blog

Marxism: My Part in Its Downfall

March 25, 2014 | CNN

Coming Together: Flight 370 Search Unites Global Community

Tim Kane says the international effort to search for Flight 370 is a rare bright spot in an otherwise devastating tragedy.
March 25, 2014 | National Review Online

Loud + Weak = War

China and Russia are no more impressed with empty bluster today than Japan was in 1941.
March 23, 2014 | Politico

Another Obama Reset: Europe

Memories are fading of the teeming European crowds who heaped adulation on Barack Obama in 2008 and the anticipatory frenzy which led to him receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. As president, Obama’s official dealings with Europe have been surprisingly rocky. Economic policy fights, spying allegations and an overall U.S. foreign policy pivot towards...
March 21, 2014 | John Batchelor Show

Russell Berman on the John Batchelor Show ( 9:17)

 Harry Siegel, New York Daily News. Russell A. Berman, Hoover and Los Angeles Review of Books. Toshio Nishi, Hoover. Elizabeth Economy, Bloomberg.
March 21, 2014 | John Batchelor Show

Toshio Nishi on the John Batchelor Show (20:03)

 Harry Siegel, New York Daily News. Russell A. Berman, Hoover and Los Angeles Review of Books. Toshio Nishi, Hoover. Elizabeth Economy, Bloomberg.
March 23, 2014 | New York Times

Confronting Putin’s Russia

March 21, 2014 | Forbes.com

Mr. Putin's Very Bad Day: The Noose Tightens On His Inner Circle And The Russian People

After a week of indecision, Europe and the United States have decided to impose steep costs on Putin, even though its means economic hardship at home. They will not let Putin’s reckless use of raw power, bullying and lying go unpunished. As the Russian people wake up to the Big Lie of Russian mass media and pay a personal price for Putin’s adventurism, the warm glow of pride will fade. They will ask: Why did this guy, who has been around for fourteen long years, get us into this mess? Isn’t it time for him to go? If only we, or those high up in government, could figure a way.
March 19, 2014 | Washington Times

Why Calling Out Russia is No Substitute for a Good Missile Defense

Politicians who proclaim eagerness to defend Ukraine from Russia but who are not even thinking of protecting the American people from Russia's nuclear-tipped missiles combine "the unbridled tongue and the unready hand" — Theodore Roosevelt's definition of ultimate stupidity in foreign policy.