- Edward Lucas: Russia has gone from being a regional nuisance to a US global adversary
- Russia exploits Internet and globalized media to take fight to heart of the West, he says
Edward Lucas is a senior editor at The Economist, where he was the Moscow bureau chief from 1998 to 2002. He has covered Central and Eastern Europe for more than 20 years. The opinions expressed in this article belong to the author.
(CNN)Mitt Romney was right. In 2012, the then-Republican presidential contender attracted derision by dubbing Russia America's "No. 1 geopolitical foe." Russia has indeed gone from being a regional nuisance to a global adversary of the United States. And right now it looks as though it is winning.