Janine Wedel

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Janine Wedel

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.

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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.