Trump’s ‘Unbridled, Egotistical Narcissism’ Defines White House Summits
Former U.S. diplomat Thomas Pickering on Trump, Putin, and the world after Helsinki.
Will the Real Trump Russia Policy Please Stand Up?
Trump’s surprise White House invitation to Putin could undermine his administration’s tougher stance on Moscow.
Browder Says “No Doubt” Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. a Russian Agent
Senate weighs closing loopholes in the Foreign Agent Registration Act
Russia Denies Its Soccer Players Are Doped Up
Authorities are looking into whether every member of Russia’s 2014 team was on performance enhancing drugs.
Oliver Stone’s ‘Putin Interviews’ Will Teach You Little About Putin, and Even Less About Russia
The Hollywood director gives Russia’s president a platform to talk about women’s “natural cycles” and machismo.
Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Fund Accuses Medvedev of Secret Massive Estate
The former reformer is allegedly quite corrupt.
Marco Rubio Proposes Naming Street for Slain Russian Opposition Leader
Meanwhile, in Russia, an activist’s house was raided.
For Empathy in Politics and Policy, Check out This Chekhov Checklist
A different kind of Russian story.
What Is Happening to Poland’s Military?
The government is making changes that may make sense politically. But are they undermining the country's defense in the process?
Passport Is On Holiday (But We’ll Still Compare Cat Photos to Putin)
We're revamping The Cable with a more global spin.
United States Accuses Russia of Using Hacking to Meddle in Election
"Only Russia's senior-most officials could have authorized these activities," American spies say.
Biden to the Baltics: Don’t Take Trump’s NATO Comments Seriously
The vice president says Trump doesn't know what NATO's mutual defense article is.
Exclusive: Behind Closed Doors at the U.N., Russia and Turkey Are Still Battling
Erdogan and Putin are publicly trying to bury the hatchet. Away from the cameras, their cold war over Syria rages on.
Congratulations, President Putin! Everything Is Going According to Plan.
Why the Kremlin loves Donald Trump.
Trump Calls on Russia to Hack Clinton’s Email
He also changed his tune on the nature of his relationship with Putin.
U.S.-Russia Tensions Jeopardize Effort to Lock Down Loose Nukes
Obama’s sparring with Putin is hampering the push to prevent nuclear terrorism — and even raising the risk of an accidental nuclear confrontation.
Who Would Bibi Vote for?
AIPAC, the Iran deal, Israel’s recent outreach to Russia — which of the presidential candidates is going to corner the vote on Middle East policy and tackle the legacy of the current administration?
The Future of Putin’s Russia and the Syria Dilemma
What will the next president choose: war, diplomacy, or inaction?