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Prof. Poteat mentioned in article on the Smolensk Plane Crash

Publication Date: Monday, April 14, 2014

In his article published on 11 April in the Daily Beast, entitled "Did Putin Blow Up the Whole Polish Government in 2010? A Second Look," journalist Will Cathcart mentioned Prof. Eugene Poteat, a retired CIA veteran and scientific officer.   {read more}

It's time for Congress to hit the 'reset' button on public diplomacy, says Prof. James Carafano

By James Jay Carafano

Publication Date: Monday, April 14, 2014

George Kennan knew a thing or two about how nations treat one another.  In 1946, while serving as deputy chief of the U.S. mission in Moscow, he penned "the long telegram." That assessment of what motivated the Soviet Union shaped U.S. policy toward Moscow for decades.  {read more}

Dr. Chodakiewicz's "Intermarium" in the Slavic Review

Publication Date: Monday, April 14, 2014

The Slavic Review, a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), has reviewed Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz's Intermarium: The Land between the Black and Baltic Seas (Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2012). The review was published in Vol. 73, No. 1 (Spring 2014) of the Slavic Review on pages 163-164.  {read more}

Moscow understands the strategic importance of information. The US doesn't. -by John Lenczowski

By John Lenczowski

Publication Date: Friday, April 11, 2014

Today the Washington Post reports that the last peeps of American broadcasting over the Voice of America on a Russian AM radio transmitter were just shut down.  {read more}

Is it time to revisit Putin's role in the Smolensk crash? by Pawel Styrna

Publication Date: Friday, April 11, 2014

After the Smolensk plane crash, the speed with which the disaster became - not unlike Benghazi - relegated to "yesterday's news" was stunning. An uninformed observer might conclude that what happened at Smolensk was but a minor incident, and didn't involve the deaths of Poland's president, and almost one hundred members of the military and political elite of a key U.S.-Central European ally on NATO's border with Russia.  {read more}