Lee Congdon

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Solzhenitsyn Wasn’t Western

The Soviet dissident was Russian and Orthodox to the bone—and no admirer of liberal democracy.
Lee Congdon September 17, 2014

Red Europe

Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956, Anne Applebaum, Doubleday, 566 pages
Lee Congdon January 16, 2013

Free World Colossus

In the new Cold War, the U.S. is the revolutionary force.
Lee Congdon September 22, 2008

The Realist Kennan

The architect of containment understood the limits of power—and of democracy.
Lee Congdon November 20, 2006