Janine Wedel is an anthropologist, author, and professor of international commerce and policy at George Mason University. She is also a fellow at the New America Foundation.


Aid to Russia

When the Soviet Union abruptly ceased to exist on December 25, 1991, it seemed that the West, particularly the U.S., finally had what it had always wanted–the opportunity to introduce quick, all-encompassing economic reform that would remake Russia in the West’s own image.

    Central and Eastern Europe, Former Soviet Union, Russia, U.S. Aid, Ukraine