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Putin Has a Big Brother in Xi

Russian President Vladimir V. Putin and I have something in common. My big brother, Joe-Ray, died during the World War II. Unlike Putin’s big brother, though, mine was done in by meningitis – not by the Germans.

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When Putin Will Invade Ukraine

While much of the world wonders when Russia will invade Ukraine, the US Senate’s number 2 ranking member on the Armed Forces committee has added something new: When will the US invade Russia?

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THE RUSSIAN DILEMMA: Security, Vigilance, and Relations with the West from Ivan III to Putin

This study examines the origins and development of a specific strand in Russia’s political and strategic cultures — Russia’s ‘national security culture’ and ‘security vigilance norm’ – doing so in the context of Russian-Western relations.

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The Ghost of Ukraine’s Future

Vladimir Putin would probably prefer to find an alternative way to derail a U.S. alliance with Ukraine if Biden is prepared to bargain. But if Washington refuses to recognize that Russian redline, he may well be prepared to fight—and there is not much the United States could do to stop him.

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ACURA ViewPoint: Nicolai N. Petro: The Fundamental Choice Before Us

An outside observer could be forgiven for thinking that the current agitation about Russia resembles a carefully orchestrated pantomime of aggression, rather than real aggression. Were an invasion actually imminent, any military leader worth his salt would insist on it being swift, decisive, and above all, secret.

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Did Biden Thwart Putin’s ‘Plan’ To Invade Ukraine with 175,000 Troops?

U.S. corporate media accounts of how tough President Joe Biden was at his virtual summit with President Vladimir Putin yesterday followed a weeks-long script recently catalyzed by the eye-catching Washington Post Dec. 3 story entitled: “Russia planning massive military offensive against Ukraine involving 175,000 troops, US intelligence warns.”

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Tucker Carlson: America would gain nothing from starting war with Russia

‘No one seems aware of how crazy’ pitching nuclear warfare with Russia is, Carlson says

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Biden-Putin meeting is a cliffhanger

US President Biden dismisses Russia’s red lines on Ukraine

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Putin and Xi Working Together to Force Biden into a Two-Front Crisis He Can’t Win

As crises mount over Ukraine and Taiwan, an unprecedented bond between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping has allowed the United States’ two top rivals to force President Joe Biden into a two-front crisis that could spread his administration too thin to respond adequately to either.

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Russia Is Right on the Middle East

Moscow has been supporting, not undermining, U.S. interests in the region.