Comments by President Trump last week cast doubt on his faith in American intelligence agencies. These books explain what’s at stake.
“Sir, you’re here because we love our country very much, and you are — in it,” Stephen Colbert said. He added, “We’ve got a facility waiting for you.”
Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel both began their shows by taking shots at President Trump over his shifting statements on Russian election meddling.
Jimmy Kimmel refused to accept President Trump’s explanation of his comments on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Stephen Colbert and other late-night hosts focused almost entirely on the president’s meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia.
Michael McFaul’s memoir of his years as ambassador to Russia, “From Cold War to Hot Peace,” recounts a campaign against the United States and the West.
Stephen Colbert was unimpressed by President Trump’s statement that he wouldn’t “have to prepare very much” for his historic meeting with the North Korean leader.
Timothy Snyder’s new book looks at how democracies fall apart, and places blame on Russia as the current instigator.
In “Never Remember,” Masha Gessen and Misha Friedman insist on the horrors of a Stalinist system that Russians today would rather deny or even praise.