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Analysis and Commentary

Vladimir Fomenko, The Only Russian With Known Links To U.S. Political Hacking, Speaks Out

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Vladimir Fomenko has been accused of being deeply involved in Russian hacking of U.S. political institutions. We entered into a correspondence for the purpose of allowing Fomenko to tell his side of the story. Here it is.


Paul Gregory: Democrats Heart Ru$$ia

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, February 20, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Forbes article "No One Mentions That The Russian Trail Leads To Democratic Lobbyists."

In the News

Trump Still Trying To 'Figure Out Russia Policy'

quoting Michael McFaulvia Sputnik News
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence’s remark that the US lays responsibility on implementation of the Minsk deal solely on Moscow and at the same time trying to find common ground with Russia indicates that Washington is still considering how it should deal with Moscow, former US ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul told Sputnik.

Analysis and Commentary

No One Mentions That The Russian Trail Leads To Democratic Lobbyists

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes
Saturday, February 18, 2017

A number of top Democratic lobbyists have significant ties to Russian interests, including the Podesta Group, Lanny Davis, and former Sen. John Breaux.


The Three-Headed Hydra Of The Middle East

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Trump has inherited a matrix of problems that primarily stem from Iran, Russia, and ISIS.

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Vladimir Putin And The Reichswehr

by Ralph Petersvia Military History in the News
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strategic mischief reveals him to be an astute student of history. While every Russian knows something about the Red Army’s heroics in the “Great Patriotic War,” Putin, a former KGB man, studied the enemy. 


More Questions About McGahn In The Flynn Imbroglio

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Washington Post reported on Monday that it was “unclear what the White House counsel, Donald McGahn, did” when Acting Attorney General Sally Yates told him last month that Michael Flynn had misled senior administration officials about his phone conversation with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

Analysis and Commentary

The Last Of The Tsars By Robert Service Review – Dispelling The Myths

featuring Robert Servicevia The Guardian
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The historian and biographer has written an unsentimental, surprising account of Nicholas II from his abdication in March 1917 to his execution.

In the News

Trump Counsel Was Warned Flynn Could Be Blackmailed

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia The Washington Times
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The resignation of White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has thrust into the spotlight another key member of President Trump’s inner circle: White House Counsel Don McGahn.

In the News

Michael McFaul, Former Ambassador To Russia: Flynn Resignation A ‘Set-Back For Putin’

quoting Michael McFaulvia Washington Times
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Michael McFaul, who was the U.S. ambassador to Russia under former President Obama, said Tuesday that Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security adviser is a “set-back” for Russian President Vladimir Putin.