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Russia is Becoming Our Enemy Again

Russia is Becoming Our Enemy Again

The BriefGet Up To Speed

Upon meeting Vladimir Putin in 2001, President George W. Bush announced that he had looked the Russian leader in the eye and found him to be “straightforward and trustworthy.”  Since then, we have witnessed the rise of an authoritarian state, bolstered military capabilities, and growing antagonism toward the West. Could this be the start of a new Cold War, or do strategic differences mean a cold peace, and nothing more?

  • Claudia Rosett

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    • Staff Journalist-in-Residence at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies
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  • Bret Stephens

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    • Deputy Editor, Editorial Page and “Global View” columnist, The Wall Street Journal
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  • J. Michael Waller

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    • Walter and Leonore Annenberg Chair in International Communication at the Institute for World Politics
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  • Nina Khrushcheva

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    • Senior Fellow of the World Policy Institute and Professor of International Affairs at The New School
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  • Robert Legvold

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    • Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Political Science at Columbia University
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  • Mark Medish

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    • Vice President for Studies of Russia, China and Eurasia at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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