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on January 16, 2019 in Featured World News

Russia Sure Behaves Strangely for a Country Bent on Conquest

by Ted Galen Carpenter It is commonplace for Americans to portray Russia as a dangerous country with nearly unlimited territorial ambitions. But the facts simply do not support such an alarmist view. Instead, Russia’s behavior is more consistent with that of a beleaguered regional power trying to fend off hostile intrusions from an American-led NATO. The self-serving myth of a malignantly aggressive Russia, however, continues to grow—with potentially dangerous consequences for European and global peace. Clearly bent on world domination Assertions that Moscow’s behavior pose a serious, even an existential, threat to Europe and the entire democratic West surfaced...

by Ted Galen Carpenter It is commonplace for Americans to portray Russia as a dangerous country with nearly unlimited territorial ambitions. But the facts simply do not support such an alarmist view. Instead, Russia’s behavior is more consistent with...

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