How Lincoln forged a civil religion of American nationalism
By RICHARD GAMBLE
U.S. Ambassador McFaul sure that Russia, U.S. have more common interests than differences
MOSCOW. Nov 16 (Interfax) - A positive agenda in Russian-U.S. relations outweighs the difficulties existing in them, U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said.
Russian Уnon-systemicФ opposition and U.S. Foreign Policy
by Edward Lozansky
The Failure of George W. Bush's Russia Policy As Illustrated By Peter Baker
By Mark Adomanis
Post soviet directions
Russian diplomacy is back, too
When the USSR crashed, so did its foreign ministry and its well-trained employees, who leached away into international commercial employment. Now they have regained some state support and a clear objective.
by Yann Breault
Yann Breault is a lecturer in political science at the University of Quebec at Montreal.
Russia Forum New York 2013: Investing in a World of Opportunities
LOZANSKY: Has Obama lost the Saudis, too?
By Edward Lozansky
by Joseph S. Nye
US defense spending: budget cuts likely to reduce combat power
The US is forced to cut its defense budget. The figures with many digits conceal America's inability to preserve its exclusivity relying only on military force. Defense spending and some other expenses will be cut by about one trillion USD by the year 2021. American military officials believe that the sudden cuts and the lack of flexibility of the cuts could reduce the combat power of the country to a dangerous level.
Read more: http://voiceofrussia.com/2013_10_28/US-defense-spending-budget-cuts-likely-to-reduce-combal-power-1571/
by Sergey Duz
The Losers and Winners in Afghanistan
by Alexey Malashenko