Misleading the world on Iran’s “bomb”

The negotiations over Iran’s supposed nuclear bomb-building abilities seem to be stuck in a rut. Given the detailed undertakings by Iran incorporated in the interim agreement made last year it should have only been a hop, skip and a jump to forge a final agreement. In reality it hasn’t been […]

Grandmaster Putin’s Trap

Accusations of the West towards Putin are traditionally based on the fact that he worked in the KGB. And therefore he is a cruel and immoral person. Putin is blamed for everything. But nobody ever accused Putin of the lack of intelligence. Any accusations against this man only emphasize his ability for […]

The Transformation of Post-Soviet Russia’s Image in the United States: Domestic and International Challenges

Dark Pictures are Easy to Paint: Journalists and American Images of post-Soviet Russia in Historical Perspective Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Convention San Antonio, Texas, November 2014 Prelude: Arthur Hays Sulzberger and Soviet Russia,  In the summer of 1929, the daughter and son-in-law of the publisher of The New York Times traveled to […]