Moscow and DC

Carson Coates

This blog will focus on a wide range of issues that affect both Russia and America. I hope to balance out the blog with some posts being highly objective and others being strongly opinionated.

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April 21, 2017

A Guide to the West Wing’s true feelings about their counterparts in the Kremlin. During the current period of hyper partisanship in Washington DC, it can be difficult for Americans and Non-Americans alike to understand what the Trump Administration…

March 28, 2017

Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor and Obama-appointed Chinese Ambassador, was a not the most obvious choice for Trump’s pick as Russian Ambassador. However, if the Kremlin is serious about its hopes to normalize relations between the United States…

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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