Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).
Seven decades ago, a man who personified Radical Evil committed suicide in Berlin.
A reflection on the scandal of evil and the search for a universal moral conscience.
Remembrance is always the result of a will not to forget evil.
The story of a system and a book.
The ties that bind Putin to gangsters masquerading as politicians.
The fading of a delusion.
Fighting against a world in whose eyes it is a shame to be a Jew.
Vladimir Putin decorates a murderer.
Pourquoi ont-ils tué Nemtsov?
A reflection on a Romanian-born writer's heart-wrenching falling-out with the progressive faith.
An election on the horizon and the threat that lies within.
A Daily Blog By Shillman Journalism Fellow Daniel Greenfield