Articles by Anatol Lieven
Western coverage of Russia's latest invasion of Chechnya has been hopelessly one-sided
More architects and city planners now subscribe to a kind of humane urbanism. But brutal modernism is not yet dead
The west's reluctance to sacrifice soldiers means it must rely on mercenaries if it wants to intervene effectively.
History shows that partition and population exchange is often the least bad answer to ethnic conflict. Western reluctance to accept this fact prolonged the Bosnian war and could complicate the exodus...
There is nothing unusual about Russia's flawed transition, it repeats the experience of many other weak states plundered by their own corrupt elites. Utopian capitalist ideologues, inside and outside...
The financial crisis in Russia is Boris Yeltsin's fault. The west would be foolish to back him at the next election