W. George Krasnow (also published as Vladislav Krasnov), Ph.D., runs the Russia and America Goodwill Association, a non-profit organization of Americans for friendship with Russia. Formerly, he was a professor and director of Russian Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California.

Under the name of Vladislav Krasnov he published three books:

Solzhenitsyn and Dostoevsky: A Study in the Polyphonic Novel (University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, 1979)

Russia Beyond Communism: A Chronicle of National Rebirth (Westview Press, 1991)

Soviet Defectors: The KGB wanted List(Hoover Institution Press, 1985)

His op-ed columns have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, San Francisco Examiner, San Diego Union, and Dallas Morning News.

Recent articles, signed W. George Krasnow, can be found online, as well as in Johnson's Russia List, Russia Blog, Russia: Other Points of View, OpenDemocracy (UK) and a number of Russian-language outlets.

To Defect or to Integrate? The USA vs Edward Snowden


Russia’s granting asylum to Edward Snowden is not just a milestone in US-Russia relations. It is a mene tekel of “How the United States is Repeating the Mistakes that Destroyed the Soviet Union”.

August 21st, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

The World for Israel or Jews for the World? Rabbi Berger Memorial Book presentation

Berger Panelists NPC 12-8-2011

A remarkable event (see a YouTube video link at the end of the article) took place on December 8, 2011, at the National Press Club downtown Washington.

January 6th, 2012 | Posted in Book Reviews,Living,Of Interest | Read More »

Israel Under Retaliatory Threat?


Russia Prepared for Conflict Over Iran If Necessary…Sources Confirm

December 20th, 2011 | Posted in Editor,WarZone | Read More »

OWS, RT, Russia, What’s Next?


RT (Russia Today TV News Network) has covered the Occupy Wall Street movement so extensively and boldly that it begs the question: What does the Kremlin have to do with the OWS movement?

December 2nd, 2011 | Posted in World | Read More »

World Russia Forum 2011: Is “Reset” Enough?

It is never boring at the World Russian Forum (WRF), a two-day conference of politicians, business people, and scholars from Russia and the U.S. who have been meeting annually since 1981 with the intent of improving U.S.-Russia relations. WRF was created by Eduard Lozansky, a former Soviet nuclear physicist and dissident who emigrated to the U.S. during the Cold War and is now a U. S. citizen. Since the collapse of the U.S.S.R., he has been running the American University in Moscow (AUM) which co-sponsors the Forum. Discovery Institute of Seattle and the Eurasia Center of Washington joined Lozansky’s effort in people’s diplomacy.

April 8th, 2011 | Posted in World | Read More »

George Krasnow: Antiwar Protests Dog Obama’s White House

As the United States escalates its serial wars around the world, the antiwar movement has sprung alive. On Saturday noon, March 19, 2011, antiwar protests, marking the 8th anniversary of the US attack on Iraq, took place in more than 800 cities and towns across the country.

March 27th, 2011 | Posted in Veterans Affairs | Read More »

George Krasnow: A Tribute to American Patriot:In Memory of Joe Sobran (1946-2010)

On February 23, 2011, Joe Sobran, a prominent American journalist, syndicated columnist, and writer, would have turned 65. He did not live to see this day. He died on September 30, 2010. Below is my eulogy that originally appeared on the site of FGF last November.

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Economy | Read More »

Vets for Peace Demands Apology from Hilliary Clinton

VETERANS’ GROUP DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY CLINTON WATCHES AS POLICE MANHANDLE PEACEFUL PROTESTER George Washington University, Washington D.C., February 15, 2011. Just minutes after Secretary Clinton began a speech lauding freedom of the internet, two security personnel forcefully removed an audience member wearing a Veterans For Peace t-shirt who had silently stood […]

February 18th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

George Krasnow: Veterans for Peace Besiege Obama

Veterans for Peace Besiege Obama’s White House Winter Soldiers The first Washington snow of the season kept falling as Daniel Ellsberg, of the Pentagon papers fame, stepped to the mike. “We are the Winter soldiers,” proclaimed Ellsberg to the cheering crowd of several hundred who besieged The White House on the chilly December 16, 2010, […]

February 10th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »


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