As the war in Ukraine grinds on, some officials have become convinced that Iran and Russia are building a new alliance of convenience.
Author: David E. Sanger, Julian E. Barnes and Eric Schmitt
Putin’s Motives Pose a Challenge for U.S. Intelligence Agencies
Knowing the intentions of any autocratic leader is difficult, but President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, who began his career as a K.G.B. officer, poses a particular challenge.