Chad Nagle

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Chad Nagle is a freelance writer and attorney who has worked as both a business consultant and human rights monitor in the ex-Soviet bloc. His articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal Europe, The Salisbury Review, The American Conservative and Hürriyet Daily News, among others.

Friday, 19 May 2017

Twilight of the Neocons

Assuming Mr. Trump’s indiscretions don’t bounce him out of office within a year, American foreign policy looks set to change …

By Chad Nagle

Saturday, 11 March 2017

America’s reckoning with Islam

The revision of President Trump’s travel ban continues his (gradual) trajectory away from bombast toward moderation. Even his seven-nation ban …

By Chad Nagle

Monday, 20 February 2017

Russia, Iran, and the demise of Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn’s resignation as US National Security Adviser raises troubling questions about the fate of the rule of law in …

By Chad Nagle

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Ukraine sacrifices elite financial interests to stave off popular revolt

Most of us still associate ‘nationalization’ of industry with the aims of the political left. Decades ago, the Soviet Union’s …

By Chad Nagle

Monday, 9 January 2017

‘Détente’ with Russia is a fallacious pipe dream

Leo Tolstoy famously wrote an essay on why Shakespeare was overrated, and while the ‘People’s Count’ still appears frequently on …

By Chad Nagle

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Donald Trump and the Caucasian knot

In a recent op-ed, former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld made the case for increased American support to the ex-Soviet …

By Chad Nagle

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Anti-EU backlash in Europe’s east is reviving Soviet glory

‘I think these three victories, these three elections in three different countries, three very important countries – the USA, Bulgaria …

By Chad Nagle

Monday, 14 November 2016

The broken establishment consensus casts its shadow on Ukraine

It’s been a tough week for the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko. On November 7th, Mikheil Saakashvili loudly resigned as governor …

By Chad Nagle

Monday, 24 October 2016

Ukraine and the plight of the underdog

As the crisis over Crimea heated up in 2014, former US President George W. Bush reminisced publicly on Russian President …

By Chad Nagle