Why East/West Russian Relations Are Unlikely To Ever Return To “Normal”

By David Gewirtz

Here’s the problem with writing about unfolding events for a quarterly magazine: delay time. By the time you read this, events may have changed the terrain. As you read this, you will know things I -- coming to you from months earlier -- cannot possibly know. It’s not fog of war. It’s fog of time.

When it comes to the Russia/Ukraine war, for example, there’s a lot I don’t know. Does Putin’s health further decline? Does Russia keep pushing its ground game in an attempt to ...