The following are selected academic articles and policy essays.
Articles and Essays
Q&A: ‘The Biggest Piece Mueller Left Out’
Is Putinism the Russian Norm or an Aberration?
The U.S. Needs a Russia Strategy Now More Than Ever
What’s it like to meet Putin face to face?
Russia as It Is: A Grand Strategy for Confronting Putin
Putin Hazed Me: How I Was Stalked, Harassed and Surveilled by Kremlin Stooges
The Cold War is over, but there’s ‘Hot Peace’ between the U.S. and Russia
Choosing Autocracy: Actors, Institutions, and Revolution in the Erosion of Russian Democracy
How Trump Can Play Nice With Russia, Without Selling Out America
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump was a whirlwind of vagaries and contradictions when it came to foreign policy, making it difficult to predict how his new administration will approach dozens of international issues. On Russia, however, he was clear and consistent. He praised President Vladimir Putin often, defended many of Putin’s policies, and declared with enthusiasm, “Wouldn’t it be nice if we actually got along with Russia?” Since his election, Trump has persisted in defending Putin, questioning in multiple tweets and comments the intelligence community’s assessment
Reading Reagan in Tehran: A Strategy of Realistic Engagement
By Michael McFaul & Abbas Milani