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Why Should Putin Help Trump?

... than for many other international players With the US election campaign gaining speed, political opponents of the incumbent President are getting back to their old mantras of Vladimir Putin standing by his old friend and partner—if not his puppet—Donald Trump. This belief remains one of the very few issues on which there appears to be a strong consensus among such different people as Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, Charles Schumer, and even Bernie Sanders. All of them seem to be convinced ...


Akihiko Tanaka: Trump Has Come to Recognise the Importance of the US-Japan Alliance System

... Japanese people and government have always respected the US electoral results and decisions made by American citizens. We have coped well with all American administrations. I think that among the many presidents who have led the American people, Mr Donald Trump has been the most controversial. Public opinion polls in Japan have revealed that many Japanese showed some puzzle about Mr Trump's essence. Vladimir Nelidov: Regional Security in Northeast Asia and the Russia–Japan–U.S. Triangle The ...


Impeachment & Intervention: Where American Foreign Policy Goes Wrong

... control. The U.S. budget deficit now exceeds $23 trillion — with $1.109 trillion being added to the deficit in the fiscal year of 2019, and another $1.103 trillion projected to be added in 2020. Recently, on December 20th of last year, President Donald Trump signed into existence the huge 2,300-page general bill that includes two spending packages that approximate to $1.4 trillion. The bill received mostly bipartisan support and was lauded as a compromise on both sides. Andrey Kortunov: Trump ...


Trump 2.0: End of the Old Era, but Not the Beginning of a New One

... Venezuela. No split is expected within the Republican Party either, which cannot be said about the inconsistent ranks of the Democrats. Of course, in the eight remaining months before the election, a variety of surprises could occur. But, apparently, Donald Trump’s chances of reelection in November are very high, and they continue to grow literally with every passing week. Attempts to impeach the president only united the Republican majority in the Senate. The Democratic Party very clearly demonstrated ...


Trump’s Election Manifesto and US Policy Outlook

... November. Russia will continue to be perceived as a geopolitical adversary with high domestic political toxicity (not that its evaporation is expected), and Ukraine will be instrumental in containing Russia and Europe. On February 5, just hours before Donald Trump’s predictable victory in the Senate impeachment vote, he gave the annual State of the Union address. Valdai Club expert Dmitry Suslov , Deputy Director of the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies at the Higher School ...


Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

On February 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on the topic “Trump's Lessons for Russia.” On February 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on the topic “Trump's Lessons for Russia.” The lecture was attended by 300 students, including Sorbonne University professors and postgraduate students, Paris think-tanks representatives, journalists and diplomats...


Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Russia

... Biden has a reputation for bringing a sort of charm when it comes to building relations with other countries, it’s unlikely that he’ll carry with him that charm to build better relations with Russia. Biden is the most likely candidate to unseat Donald Trump, which means that Russia-U.S. relations are likely to continue being hostile, confrontational, and counterproductive. Tulsi Gabbard Tulsi Gabbard Photo by Lorie Shaull CC BY-SA 2.0 While there are no candidates running who can be described ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran “When I thought I had already ...


Russia-2019: A Summing Up of the Economic Track-Record

Russia is approaching the end of 2019 with a set of important achievements that should form the basis for continued resilience to external shocks and the maintenance of macroeconomic stability. Apart from low inflation level (some would argue, however, that it may be too low for comfort), there is also the notable exchange rate stability, strong stock market performance, as well as the launching of the National projects that are currently seen as a key gateway to boosting Russia’s economic growth...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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