As it pertains to the supposed relationship between Russia and Team Trump, and especially between Russia and President Trump himself, there currently exists two vastly different criticisms coming from the Democratic party. The first criticism concerns the seeming inability of ...

If President Putin signs it into law, a new piece of Russian legislation will soon relax the punishment for domestic violence. The measure has been widely denounced in Western media across the political spectrum, but within Russia itself, the argument ...

In 1953, the Jackson Committee, a committee appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to “evaluate the government’s information and related policies and activities”, delivered a report recommending that the United States publicly demonstrate and emphasize “the gap between communist ideology ...

Since Donald Trump’s surprising (depressing?) election victory, even more attention has been focused on Russian interference in the US election. The Obama administration officially accused Russia of interfering in the election on October 6th, and the reaction–by the US government, ...

Welcome, listeners, to Geopolitik with Jack Anderson and Luke Phillips, a Glimpse From the Globe original podcast airing this Fall, 2016. Over the course of the semester we’ll discuss the geopolitics—the complex interaction and process of geography, ecology, climate, demography, political institutions, ...

There’s a particular kind of foreign policy scholar who takes after the Kissinger brand of world systems and Great Man theory. In conversation, they will use their hands (having since high school taken to wearing large watches, the sleeves of ...

As Europe’s migrant crisis has escalated, many have become familiar with the plight of the Syrian and North African refugees flooding the continent. Given the attention of the international press, it is easy to think migrants to Europe comprise the ...

International borders are designed to control the people, goods and even the information moving across them. Among these resources, water stands as one of the most critical, and least cooperative. In the Caucasus region, transboundary water resources shared by Armenia ...

In their song “Punk Prayer”, anti-Putin feminist group Pussy Riot criticizes the use of Russian Orthodox to deify the political regime: Bless our festering bastard boss, Let black cars parade the Cross, The Missionary’s in class for cash, Meet him ...

This piece is the second of Glimpse’s “Regional Check-In Series.” To read about Latin America, click here. To read about Southeast Asia, click here. The former Soviet republics occupying the Caucasus and Central Asia have been out of the limelight this ...