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Paul Starobin

Paul Starobin is a former Moscow bureau chief of Business Week and has written for the Atlantic and other publications. He is the author of Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for War (PublicAffairs, 2017).
Articles by Paul Starobin

The Verge: Reflections on a Second Civil War

“Are We on the Verge of Another Civil War?” So asks The Nation, in a headline for an interview with David Armitage, the Harvard historian and author of the recent book, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas (Knopf, 2017).  “Are We Nearing Civil War?” So asks the American Conservative, in a headline for a column…

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Seeing Russia Clearly

As Americans cast their eyes beyond their shores, there is much that bids for their gaze: a dynamic China, steadily expanding its military reach in the South China Sea and beyond; U.S. forces in the Middle East, trying to try to deal a decisive blow to ISIS; a frayed Europe, struggling to keep its union…

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