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Hannah Gais

Hannah Gais is a New York-based writer with recent bylines in Pacific Standard, Al Jazeera America, First Things, U.S. News and World Report, and more. She is an audience development associate at The Baffler and associate digital editor at The Washington Spectator. Formerly, she was the assistant editor at the Foreign Policy Association.





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Trump’s Muddled Russia Policy

Published on March 7th, 2017 | by

by Hannah Gais Donald Trump has a Russia problem. Lying about ties to or conversations with Russian officials has dogged the Trump administration from the get go. First, former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn ...

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Rex Tillerson and the Russia File

Published on January 13th, 2017 | by

by Hannah Gais Donald Trump may have finally abandoned his enthusiastic denialism surrounding Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. But if the events of the past week are any indication, the president-elect and his cabinet have ...

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Trump: An Opportunity for Russia?

Published on November 18th, 2016 | by

by Hannah Gais On Monday, news of president-elect Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin’s first telephone chat set the political world ablaze for a few hours or so. The two emphasized “mutual respect and non-interference ...

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Think Tanks Beg: Give Us War

Published on October 27th, 2016 | by

by Hannah Gais Hillary Clinton’s impassioned defense of a no-fly zone in Syria last Wednesday may not have won her many friends in certain wings of the Democratic Party, but it spoke to at least one ...

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Biden’s Iraq War Throwback

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by Hannah Gais As the Obama administration winds down its final term, Vice President Joe Biden has started his own lecture tour of sorts. Last week, the vice president appeared at the Council on Foreign Relations ...

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Russia: Goodbye, Levada?

Published on September 20th, 2016 | by

by Hannah Gais Russia’s State Duma elections this week may have been historic for their wildly low voter turnout and another batch of accusations of voter fraud. But they also coincided with another crackdown on one ...

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