Leon Aron

About the author

Leon Aron is the director of Russian studies at the American Enterprise Institute and the author of, among other works, Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life and Roads to the Temple: Memory, Truth, Ideas, and Ideals in the Making of the Russian Revolution 1987–1991.

Blind to the motives that shape the Russian president’s strategy, the White House pursues a futile search for “common ground.”

Dec. 14 2015 12:01AM