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Russia–U.S. Relations: The Limits of Possible

... on new rules of the game in bilateral relations. The negative dynamics in relations between Moscow and Washington are becoming a serious problem not only for the two countries in question, but also for the entire international system. Is a New “Reset” Possible? Working from Otto von Bismarck’s famous quote that “politics is the art of the possible” (“die Politik ist die Lehre vom Möglichen”), let us try and determine what is possible and what is impossible ...

16.03.2016

Russia-U.S. Relations Need a Break

... progress and review errors. Valery Garbuzov, deputy director of the Institute for US and Canadian Studies of the RAS , shares his view of the situation. Does Barack Obama’s refusal to meet Vladimir Putin imply that this is the end of the “reset”? There were difficulties in Russia-U.S. relations since long before the Edward Snowden incident. The armed conflict between Georgia and Russia, missile defense, Syria, strategic arms control, Iran, human rights in Russia, the Magnitsky Act ...

20.08.2013

U.S.-Russian Relations Deadlocked: Post-“Reset” Dynamics

One year after the utter failure of the U.S.-Russia “Reset,” the relationship between the two countries is gradually nearing its nadir. Beginning with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s message of encouragement to Russia’s opposition movement and democracy scholar Michael McFaul’s ...

16.07.2013

The US-Russia Reset Four Years On: State and Challenges

In 2013 the state of, and prospects, for US-Russian cooperation in arms control and security look more dubious than at any point since the end of the Cold War a quarter century ago. The main reasons are not only the complexity of particular problems that have to addressed, but rather the general political background of the relationship – and foremost within this,domestic issues in both countries. In the United States the liberal administration of Presi-dent Barack Obama is faced with a uniquely...

25.03.2013

The US-Russia Reset in Obama's Second Term: A View from Moscow

... Moscow assess the current state of Russian‑American relations and their immediate prospects? At a very general level, it can be said the predominant mood is not optimistic. It runs as follows: four years after President Obama initiated the ‘reset’ at the beginning of his first term, bilateral relations seem to have reached their lowest point in the current century, if not in the entire period since the demise of the Soviet Union. It would be wrong to overdramatize the situation. Indeed,...

06.02.2013

Resetting the U.S.-Russian Reset

... publisher of The National Interest and executive director of the Center for the National Interest, Washington, D.C. The interview was conducted Wednesday morning, January 23, 2013. Paul Saunders: Thank you very much for taking time to talk to us. The "reset" in the U.S.-Russia relationship was one of the first foreign policy initiatives during President Obama’s first term. We heard recently that senior State Department officials have said that the word "reset" should be retired ...

25.01.2013

"Reset" has exhausted it self in Russian-American relations

MOSCOW. Jan 21 (Interfax) - Former Russian foreign minister and former secretary of the Russian Security Council and Russian International Affairs Council President Igor Ivanov said that the "reset" in Russian-American relations has exhausted itself and the two countries should move further. "Getting back to 'reset,' I think it has fulfilled its mission and exhausted itself," Ivanov said in an interview with Interfax in connection ...

22.01.2013

Igor Ivanov: "Reset" has exhausted it self in Russian-American relations

MOSCOW. Jan 21 (Interfax) - Former Russian foreign minister and former secretary of the Russian Security Council and Russian International Affairs Council President Igor Ivanov said that the "reset" in Russian-American relations has exhausted itself and the two countries should move further. "Getting back to 'reset,' I think it has fulfilled its mission and exhausted itself," Ivanov said in an interview with Interfax in connection ...

22.01.2013

Washington and Moscow still hope for 'Reset 2'

At the start of Barack Obama’s second term, US-Russian relations are hard to fathom. Although tensions are running high, Washington and Moscow hope for the second round of "reset". Barack Obama is back in the White House. A second term tends to be a time when heads of state think about the legacy of their period in office, and President Obama is no exception — one hundred years down the line, he does not just ...

21.01.2013

Robert Donaldson: The time has come for the second Reset

... Russian and foreign analysts. That is why RIAC could not miss an opportunity to interview Prof. Robert Donaldson of the University of Tulsa, a renowned expert in Russia and US external affairs. Prof. Donaldson was kind enough to speak about the "reset", issues of mutual distrust, US foreign policy shifts and the latest trends in the Asia Pacific. According to a recent opinion poll, 43% of respondents agreed with the statement that, as the United States plays a major role in international ...

17.12.2012
 

Poll conducted

  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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