Timothy Naftali

Snapshot
Timothy Naftali

Putin left the White House with no real choice but to cancel the U.S.-Russian presidential summit. One of the biggest rules of diplomacy between adversaries is that the spying game be kept below the level of the head of state.

Snapshot
Timothy Naftali

It's never been easy to represent the United States in Moscow, especially if you're a Russian-speaking public intellectual who has criticized the Kremlin. The story of two U.S. ambassadors to Russia, George Kennan and Michael McFaul.

Capsule Review
Mar/Apr
2008
Walter Russell Mead
Review Essay
Jul/Aug
2004
Timothy Naftali

Washington wants to hire ex-Baathists to help rebuild Iraq. The CIA's experience using ex-Nazis to run West Germany's intelligence service should give it pause.

Capsule Review
Nov/Dec
2001
WARREN BASS
Capsule Review
Nov/Dec
2001
WARREN BASS
Review Essay
Jul/Aug
1997
Steven Merritt Miner

With exclusive access to newly opened Soviet records, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali reveal that Kennedy blinked too soon and Khrushchev declared victory.