Oliver Stone Defines Useful Idiot in ‘The Putin Interviews’
Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin is a charmer, and after four hours of Oliver Stone’s softball questions he drew me in. Here was a world leader with the calm, intelligence and presence of mind lacking in so many other leaders these days. To here Putin tell it, he cares about... Read more
Russia’s Intervention in Syria Is a Sign of Weakness
After four years, the Syrian Civil War has killed more than 200,000 people and displaced millions more. Now, Russia’s military has intervened in attempt to prop up embattled Syrian Pres. Bashar Al Assad. To some in the West, Putin’s intervention is a comment on the failure of America and... Read more
NHL Stars Helped Vladimir Putin Beat a Kids’ Hockey Team
Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin is a propaganda master with a long history of bizarre photo-ops. The resulting media coverage has helped create a cult of personality around the former Soviet spy. Putin is a judo champion, avid outdoorsman and the subject of music videos. Now he also crushes children at... Read more

Matthew Gault

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