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‘Twilight of Democracy’ author Anne Applebaum on the rise of authoritarianism, the dangerous power of conspiracy theories, and why she signed the ‘Harper’s letter’

Few are more in-tuned with the politics and culture of Eastern Europe than the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and historian Anne Applebaum, who has lived in Poland since before the fall of communism. Her new book, “Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism,” focuses on the assaults on liberal democratic […]
‘Twilight of Democracy’ author Anne Applebaum on the rise of authoritarianism, the dangerous power of conspiracy theories, and why she signed the ‘Harper’s letter’
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‘We’re getting a lot better’: The head of the US Navy’s newest fleet says it can counter one of Russia’s favourite tactics

Russian and NATO militaries are squaring off around Eastern Europe. While NATO forces are generally considered superior, some military planners worry Russian weapons could limit their ability to operate. The head of the Navy’s newly reactivated Second Fleet is confident they can function in contested environments, however. The Russian military […]
‘We’re getting a lot better’: The head of the US Navy’s newest fleet says it can counter one of Russia’s favourite tactics
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Russia is warning NATO about exercises in Eastern Europe — the type of training Trump has said he could end at Putin’s request

Russia is again criticising NATO about military exercises after President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. While Russians have commented on that meeting, US intelligence and military officials appear to know little about what was discussed or agreed to. Trump hinted before the meeting that US participation in […]
Russia is warning NATO about exercises in Eastern Europe — the type of training Trump has said he could end at Putin’s request