Sarah E. Mendelson

Comment
Jan/Feb
2006
Sarah E. Mendelson and Theodore P. Gerber

Polls show that most young Russians hold ambivalent or even positive views of their country's worst dictator. Such attitudes stem not from defects in the Russian character, but from a massive failure in education. The West can help, and must do so fast.

Review Essay
Jul/Aug
2002
Sarah E. Mendelson

Strobe Talbott's memoirs provide a richly detailed account of the U.S.-Russia relationship in the 1990s. They are an insider's chronicle of critical (and often overlooked) successes mixed with deeply regrettable lost chances.