Articles by David Rohde

Russia's Middle Class Is Prosperous but Powerless

Non-Soviet Russians have a modern outlook free of Russia's traditional state paternalism.

Putin Is the Devil Who Cannot Deliver on Syria

After marathon meetings with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry last week, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hinted that Moscow may finally pressure Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave office.

Taliban Raids Widen in Parts of Afghanistan

  • 02 September 03
The Taliban, backed by new volunteers from Pakistan, are regrouping and steadily expanding their attacks in southern and eastern Afghanistan, their former stronghold, according to Afghan officials, Western diplomats and captured fighters.

Ted Turner Stuns UN With $1 Billion Gift