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Fifty years after the Glassboro Summit between President Johnson (pictured right) and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin, we should question the wisdom of leaders averse to any U.S.-Russia detente.Fifty years after the Glassboro Summit between President Johnson (pictured right) and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin, we should question the wisdom of leaders averse to any U.S.-Russia detente.

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Oliver Stone (right) conducted a series of meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a documentary. Read an exclusive excerpt from the director's new film and book here.Oliver Stone (right) conducted a series of meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a documentary. Read an exclusive excerpt from the director's new film and book here.

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In a series of historic conversations, the filmmaker humanizes the Russian president while examining the current state of tension in the new Cold War. (Above, the cover of Stone's new book.)In a series of historic conversations, the filmmaker humanizes the Russian president while examining the current state of tension in the new Cold War. (Above, the cover of Stone's new book.)

More than a generation after defeating the Soviet Union in the Cold War, the United States seems to be emulating some of the worst aspects of its former rival superpower.More than a generation after defeating the Soviet Union in the Cold War, the United States seems to be emulating some of the worst aspects of its former rival superpower.

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The Truthdig editor in chief sits down with “Watching the Hawks” co-host Sean Stone to discuss foreign policy under President Trump, the demonization of Russia and media bias.The Truthdig editor in chief sits down with “Watching the Hawks” co-host Sean Stone to discuss foreign policy under President Trump, the demonization of Russia and media bias.

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Many Democrats and progressives want Donald Trump removed from office for understandable reasons. But the “Russia thing” could end with dire consequences, says journalist Robert Parry. Many Democrats and progressives want Donald Trump removed from office for understandable reasons. But the “Russia thing” could end with dire consequences, says journalist Robert Parry.

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