Chronicles Magazine Cultural Revolutions

American Empire

Developed nations should assist poorer states by doing no harm. Washington should end government-to-government assistance, which has so often buttressed regimes dedicated to little more than maintaining power and has eased the economic pressure...

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    A Front Man

    Vladimir Putin's one-year anniversary as president of Russia was marked by a Soviet-style celebration. "We are back to pretending again," my Russian friend commented as we watched the stage-managed antics of several thousand young people, all of...

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