<i>Jon Huntsman, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, stated that Moscow and Washington are trying to activate the bilateral dialogue. According to Huntsman, different formats of discussions are being considered, including a «2+2» format with ministers of foreign affairs and defense. An expert on America, Ivan Kurilla, [Read more]
Americans are desperately clinging to the concept of their own exceptional leadership, but in reality they are not in a condition to offer the world anything besides threats and sanctions.
Trump looks upon any further dialogue with Moscow in a purely utilitarian way, expecting to make a lucrative deal in some areas, without abandoning confrontation and competition in others.
<i>The inability of the U.S. President Donald Trump to find common ground with Congress turns him into a perhaps pleasant but useless partner for Moscow.</i>
President Trump, after signing the bill, which regulates already implemented sanctions against Russia and Russians, hints at the possibility of new sanctions, [Read more]
The Syrian crisis has been outsourced to Vladimir Putin, who audaciously volunteered men and material to do what Obama and his Western allies have abstained from doing.
Now that the initial reactions to our formal counterterrorism ally shooting down our plane have settled down, we can think about why Turkey did this.
First of all, it is necessary to understand that Turkey is not an Islamic country. Yes, Erdogan periodically uses this beautiful phrase about "minarets our bayonets," [Read more]
Russia and America's positions are gradually drawing closer as they face the "new Hitler" of Islamic State fanaticism.
From this, it is abundantly clear that the mists of the Cold War have once again begun to coalesce around U.S.-Russia relations, with the two nations' actions growing ever more suspect and each maneuvering to establish its own sphere of influence.
From my point of view, the American government has already lost this war. While good peace conditions are on offer, the United States should accept them.
Russia's ties to Iran and Syria are key while the U.S. is less active in the region.