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An explosive story in The Washington Post

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In the summer of 2015, at a time when Hillary Clinton was widely expected to become the next president, I began writing a book in hopes of getting well-informed citizens to think more deeply about US relations with Russia since the end of the Cold War.  The title I settled on – Because They Could: The Harvard Russia Scandal (and NATO Expansion) after Twenty-Five Years – signaled my dual purpose. Harvard professor Lawrence Summers had been obtuse at every stage of the Harvard Russia scandal, as Treasury Secretary and as president of Harvard University. I sought to make it less