Kimberly Marten

Kimberly Marten appears in the following:

Where Do U.S.-Russia Relations Stand Following Pompeo's Meeting with Putin?

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went to Russia on Tuesday to meet with Vladimir Putin. The leaders discussed several issues on which the two countries remain sharply opposed.


What Does Putin Want from Trump?

Friday, July 13, 2018

President Trump sits down with Putin with high expectations. He's far from the first. 


Obama Administration Strikes Back at Russia

Friday, December 30, 2016

The Obama administration announced its first direct action against Russia following the 2016 election - it's arguably the largest response to a state-sponsored cyberattack. 

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Diplomatic Chaos? U.S.-Russia Coalition on Shaky Ground After Syria Airstrikes

Monday, September 19, 2016

U.S. airstrikes mistakenly hit Syrian forces over the weekend. Russian leaders seized on the opportunity to suggest that the U.S. was working in the interest of ISIS.

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Is The West Pushing Russia Too Far?

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

With the Olympics banning Russia's track and field team, and NATO troops on the Russian and Polish border, some say Vladimir Putin is about to break. 

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Time for Tough Talk With Putin?

Monday, September 28, 2015

Today, President Obama meets with President Vladimir Putin for the first time since Russia annexed Crimea. Many hope Obama will take a tougher stance on Russian aggression.

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Feds Nab Russian Spies in NYC

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Three men were charged with operating a Russian spy ring in New York City. They attempted to collect intelligence and recruit New York City residents as intelligence sources.


The Rise of ISIS Amid A Year Of Foreign Policy Challenges

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Shadi Hamid, author of "Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East," looks back at the foreign policy events that changed the world in 2014 

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Russia 'Fueling War' in Ukraine

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ukraine and the West are on high alert—hundreds of Russian-made vehicles and thousands of Russian troops have crossed the border into Ukraine in the past few days.

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U.S. Ramps Up Sanctions Against Russia

Thursday, July 17, 2014

On Wednesday, the U.S. responded to President Putin's failure to diffuse the violence in Ukraine. President Obama implemented what may be the most crippling round of sanctions against...


Bypassing West, Russia & China Strike Energy Deal

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The $400 billion deal comes as Russia is looking for an alternate energy market, with the threat of more sanctions from Europe looming.

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Tensions Spark Fears of War in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Ukraine's security forces have arrested scores of demonstrators in what it is calling "an anti terrorist operation." In reaction, Moscow has warned that the use of violence against th...

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Heightened Security in Russia After Attacks

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Across Russia, heightened security measures are in place after twin bombings in the city of Volgograd killed at least 32 people earlier in the week.  Meanwhile, around the world, Olym...


Strained U.S.-Russian Relations Lead to Canceled Summit

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Yesterday, President Obama announced his decision to cancel his summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, marking the first time that an American president has called off ...


21st Century Cold War? Tensions Rise Between U.S. and Russia, China

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Snowden case has caused friction between the United States and Russia and China, as the U.S. believes China may have played a role in Hong Kong's decision to allow Snowden to leav...


Snowden Pulls Request for Russian Aslyum

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Edward Snowden remains in a transit area in the Moscow airport, but he has abandoned his request for asylum in Russia after Russian President Vladimir Putin said asylum would only be ...

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Kimberly Marten, Barnard College political science professor and the author of Warlords: Strong-arm Brokers in Weak States, talks about those who impose order in failed states.

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