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A Voter’s Guide to Russian Shenanigans

Despite a lagging military and weak economy, they remain a modern superpower thanks to information warfare.

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RRussia lost the Cold War and now finds itself in a difficult position. The United States sits atop the global power structure, with China closing the gap. The United States’…




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Nicholas Grossman

Nicholas Grossman

Senior Editor at Arc Digital. Poli Sci prof (IR) at U. Illinois. Author of “Drones and Terrorism.” Politics, national security, and occasional nerdery.

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