By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer
October 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion
A fair election is only legitimate if the electorate is informed, and with every released email, WikiLeaks brings us closer to that ideal of radical transparency.Read more »
March 13, 2014
It is easy to accept the false notion that all is well under Putin’s leadership considering his domestic approval rating has improved since the Olympics and the Ukraine crisis. But the Russian economy has already seen the negative effects of Putin’s intervention in Ukraine — its stock marke...
March 6, 2014
The initial rise in social unrest in Kiev and the rest of Ukraine was caused by ex-President Viktor Yanukovych rejecting European Union integration and the European Neighborhood Policy. More accurately, he buckled to pressure from the Kremlin and sought to return to a Russian-backed economic and ...
March 4, 2014
Vladimir Putin does not care what the West thinks. All post-Cold War truces seem to be more or less off the table. Since the Winter Olympics ended, Putin, rarely agreeable to begin with, has intensified his hostile behavior by further separating himself from the United States and the Euro...
February 14, 2014
Staff columnists Harry Brown and Adam Fazilbegu dissect the politics of the Sochi Winter Olympics, including LGBT rights, Putin's image, the expensive cost of the games and threats of terrorism. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG4VUpDvtMI[/youtube]