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Manufacturing War With Russia
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Manufacturing War With Russia
June 4, 2019

“This began long before Trump and ‘Russiagate,’ ” Stephen F. Cohen said when I interviewed him for my television show, “On Contact.” Cohen is professor emeritus of politics at Princeton University, where he was the director of the Russian studies program, and professor emeritus of Russian studies and history at New York University.

Russia-Gate as Count Dracula
May 21, 2019

“Russiagate, like Count Dracula, will never end because new political blood will be fed to this vampire . . . The Russiagate fable — fraud — has become a kind of theocratic cult, and it has millions and millions and millions of self-interested and unwitting followers.” That was Stephen F. Cohen’s comment after Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded that there was no evidence to convict President Donald Trump or any of his campaign staff of colluding with Russia to steal the 2016 presidential election. He was speaking to nationally syndicated radio host John Batchelor in one of their broadcasts on Radio WABC-AM, New York City, which have been archived on the website of The Nation for the past five years.

Russia-Gate as Count Dracula
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American ‘Liberal’ Delusions on Trump
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American ‘Liberal’ Delusions on Trump
January 17, 2019

How is getting rid of Trump supposed to be a return to “normal democracy” when that “normal democracy” is a myth, a fantasy belied by massive poverty, inequality and oppression?

John Mearsheimer and Stephen Cohen Take on the Delusional Neocon-Neoliberal Establishment in a Vital Debate
October 10, 2018

In New York City on September 20, 2018, the Intelligence Squared hosted a debate of critical importance in helping one understand much of what we are currently seeing on the global scene.

John Mearsheimer and Stephen Cohen Take on the Delusional Neocon-Neoliberal Establishment in a Vital Debate
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‘Russiagate’ Is Revealing Alarming Truths About America’s Political-Media Elites
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‘Russiagate’ Is Revealing Alarming Truths About America’s Political-Media Elites
February 28, 2018

Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and John Batchelor continue their (usually) weekly discussions of the new US-Russian Cold War.

How the West Is Adopting the Worst Practices of the Post-Maidan Ukraine
November 24, 2017

One could say that all the people mentioned in EVTT report are pretty lucky since some of them like President Trump and Professor Cohen have been called other names in the mainstream media comparing with which the “useful idiot” definition sounds like a compliment.

How the West Is Adopting the Worst Practices of the Post-Maidan Ukraine
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Does Russia Pose a Threat to the US?
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Does Russia Pose a Threat to the US?
January 20, 2017

Because it's not in Russia's best interests to do so, the Kremlin hasn't sought an unnecessary confrontation with the West. The suggestion that some Russians live in a Cold War era mindset easily applies to the US military industrial complex reared folks, harping on the supposed threat posed by Moscow. Thinking along their lines, some other Americans are subconsciously duped by their reliance on the overall US mass media image of Russia…

Enforcing the Ukraine ‘Group Think’
May 11, 2015

U.S.-taxpayer-funded Radio Liberty has a checkered history that includes hiring Nazi sympathizers as Cold War commentators. Now, one of its current writers has used the platform to bash an American scholar who won’t join Official Washington’s “group think” on Ukraine, Robert Parry reports.

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