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Open Letter to President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin

Authors: Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor S. Ivanov, Sam Nunn Dear President Putin and President Trump, The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War. In the absence of new initiatives, the knot of distrust is being tightened, choking off the ability of governments to discuss, let alone advance, steps essential for improving the security of all people living in the Euro-Atlantic region. Your first meeting in Hamburg will be a unique opportunity...


Washington and Moscow: Confrontation or Cooperation?

... open. Seeking answers requires a fundamental reexamination of Washington’s 21st century Middle East wars, where at every turn Russian-American relations formed the hidden context. The story began in 2001-2002, when new presidents George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin formed a successful partnership during the post 9/11 war against Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan – only to see it unravel over the course of the two superpowers’ interventions in the Middle East and Russia’s interference in Georgia ...



... the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte.  If NSA General H.R. McMaster and Secretary of Defense General James Mattis, already told you this, you should have listened. Finally, you should not be afraid of being critical of Russia’s authoritarian leader, Vladimir Putin when he deserves it, although he is one leader with whom you should meet. But be sure if you meet him that you are really well briefed! You cannot wing it. You are a very energetic leader with great business experience. But in your heart ...



Does anyone know if Putin or others in Russian elite understand the importance of the Battle of Brandywine as it pertains to today's times? The same question in regards to the Battle was asked to previous American administration, none have yet answered correctly. Current administration has yet to be asked. This was the question given to Reagan by top assessment personnel to counter all those who preferred to keep the Cold War going and was the catalyst for Reagan to have the courage to go against...


Russia does not let its friends down

The central issue of Wednesday's meetings in Moscow was whether Russia would give in. An immediate change of policy was obviously not on the cards since it is not in Putin's nature to make sudden concessions under pressure. But will he gradually and incrementally pull the rug from under the Syrian president? According to Russian experts in Moscow, there are multiple reasons why the Kremlin will not. They range from concerns about future chaos in Syria in the aftermath of regime change to the damage...


Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe: Moving Upward

On December 15–16, Vladimir Putin visited Japan. The meetings with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held in Nagato (Yamaguchi Prefecture) and Tokyo resulted in several important agreements, indicating the progress in the long-standing dispute settlement. Dmitry Streltsov ...


Putin Likes the Fact That Trump Is Not Another Hypocritical Western Leader

The outgoing US administration painted itself into a corner with the Ukraine issue, says Dmitri Trenin. Above all, Russia’s cynical President Vladimir Putin expects to conclude agreements with the new US President Donald Trump regarding the Ukrainian question: to pressure Kyiv into implementing the Minsk agreements in Donbass and to promise not to accept Ukraine into NATO, explained the Director ...


Claims of 'Russian Electoral Interference' Reveal Depth of US Political Crisis

Washington Post's piece, part of a growing list of allegations by the White House and the Clinton campaign that Moscow was interfering in the US presidential race, alleged that President Putin was looking to exact "revenge" on the US for a string of color revolutions which Washington had helped to stage along Russia's borders over the last decade-and-a-half. For this, WP claimed, the Kremlin was using Donald Trump, who has helped to spread a mood of protest and discontent in US society...


U.S. Diplomacy in the Shackles of Election Politics

... or we launch a serious dialogue on building a relationship taking into account each other’s legitimate interests. In the long run, we agreed to meet, wasting no time. REUTERS U.S. President George W. Bush shares a laugh with Russian President Vladimir Putin as the two answer questions at the Crawford High School in Crawford, Texas November 15, 2001 We met in Paris in early April, and had a very sincere and constructive talk, just in the manner for all further encounters with Colin Powell,...


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