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  • Russiaís Right Turn. Moscow has reclaimed its 19th-century conservative role.

    02/11/2014 10:01:10 PM PST · by cunning_fish · 129 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | February 11, 2014 | William S. Lind
    An unfortunate legacy of the Cold War is the negative attitude some American conservatives yet harbor toward Russia. Conditioned for decades to see Russia and the Soviet Union as synonymous, they still view post-communist Russia as a threat. They forget that Tsarist Russia was the most conservative great power, a bastion of Christian monarchy loathed by revolutionaries, Jacobins, and democrats. Joseph de Maistre was not alone among 19th-century conservatives in finding refuge and hope in Russia. Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia is emerging once more as the leading conservative power. As we witnessed in Russiaís rescue of President Obama from...