In her guest column about Russia, professor Glennys Young asserts that the decades-long U.S. policy of containment had nothing to do with winning the Cold War [“Cold War containment is the wrong way to deal with Russia,” Opinion, March 31]. Young’s assertion that American policies played no role in destroying Soviet communism in 1991 — that…More
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About what’s happening in Ukraine and before Cold War reflexes are allowed to hold sway, let’s ask our State Department to view this situation from Putin’s perspective [“Tug of war tightens in Ukraine,” Page One, March 3]. First, Russia spilled a lot of blood to expel the Nazis from the Crimean Peninsula during World…More