Russian President Vladimir Putin marks his 20th anniversary in power in 2019. Former Moscow co-bureau chief for the Washington Post, Susan B. Glasser, offers her assessment of Putin’s reign in an article in Foreign Affairs. Her explanation of Putin’s political thinking and the West’s failure to come to grips with it provides valuable context for anyone following international affairs.
About the Author
Susan B. Glasser is a staff writer for The New Yorker and former Moscow co-bureau chief for the Washington Post.