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Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show

via The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Hill article "Do Biden's 'tough new sanctions' give Putin Nord Stream 2?"


The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast: In A Feeble Position

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses America’s new class warfare, the foreign-policy consequences of the Biden Administration’s getting out-manipulated by Red China and Russia, how the “party of science” loves superstition and prefers ideology, and a media starting to weakly admit that Scranton Joe owns the border crisis.


Amb. Michael McFaul: Biden Really ‘Knows Who Putin Is’

interview with Michael McFaulvia MSNBC
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses Russian President Putin.

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The Syrian Requiem: The Civil War And Its Aftermath

via Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The Hoover Institution’s Working Group on the Middle East and the Islamic World held a discussion on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 from 8:30-9:30am PST with Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich, Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv University and Dr Carmit Valensi, Research Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS).

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China, Russia Images in U.S. Hit Historic Lows

via Gallup
Monday, March 1, 2021

Gallup releases its new poll showing historically low public opinion of the PRC and Russia by Americans.

by Mohamed Younis

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Auf Wiedersehn, Merkel . . . Bonjour, Macron?

interview with Russell A. Berman, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, March 4, 2021

Two elections this year and next will underscore Europe’s political shift – Germany choosing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s successor, France possibly giving Emmanuel Macron a second presidential term.

Analysis and Commentary

Do Biden's 'Tough New Sanctions' Give Putin Nord Stream 2?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Western media is greeting the Biden administration’s Russian sanctions as “signaling a tougher stance on Russia than under former President Donald Trump.” Vladimir Putin likely thinks otherwise.


How To Contain Putin’s Russia

by Michael McFaulvia Foreign Affairs
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

[Subscription required] After President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on January 20, some elements of U.S. policy toward Russia will change immediately. No longer will the president of the United States seek to befriend Russian President Vladimir Putin, as President Donald Trump did throughout his tenure. Biden will not hesitate to criticize Putin’s belligerent actions, especially those directed at the United States. 

Analysis and Commentary

West's 'Wokeness' Helped Russia To Redefine A 'Prisoner Of Conscience'

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Saturday, March 27, 2021

By forcing the standards of “wokeness” on a Western institution like Amnesty International, the Kremlin has weakened Russian dissident Aleksei Navalny as he begins his almost three years in a penal colony near Vladimir (190 km from Moscow). Everyone understands he is a political prisoner, isolated from Russian political life. That is the definition of “prisoner of conscience,” which Amnesty International has chosen to withdraw from his name.

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Is Nord Stream 2 Penance For World War II?

by Andrew Robertsvia Military History in the News
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Military history burst onto the news last week with the statement of President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany justifying the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany as an apology for Operation Barbarossa, Hitler’s invasion of the USSR in 1941.