Articles by Mark Leonard



Moscow's Fig Leaf

The West could be sleepwalking into a war on the European continent. Georgia, which burst into view with a moving display of democratic ambition during the Rose Revolution of 2003, is teetering on the brink of war with Russia over the separatist Georgian enclave of Abkhazia.

Europe's New Donald Rumsfeld

State Duma elections in December are almost certain to cement the power of forces loyal to President Vladimir Putin.