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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

... understand what they have achieved and missed out on, to inspect their 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 ... ... McFaul’s nomination as U.S. Ambassador to Moscow, the climate in U.S.-Russia relations started to deteriorate leading to USAID’s closure, open confrontation on the Syrian issue, and exchange of the punitive “Magnitsky” and “Yakovlev” ...

16.07.2013

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

... parity/stability, stringent actual (if not legal) limits on BMD capabilities and putting aside all other nuclear and conventional weapons and programs. Washington claims that its superior BMD program and long range conventional weapons (in particular, thousands of sea-launched cruise missiles and PGS projects) are assigned missions against rogue states and terrorists. But Russia perceives them as undercutting strategic stability and Russia’s security. In Moscow any START follow-on is linked to resolving ...

25.03.2013

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

... to draw its energy from more numerous and various sources. In the international arena, there are few overlapping or coinciding priorities in the two countries’ agendas, whereas the logic pointing to the competitive positioning of Russia and the USA seems stronger than any signs of an emerging joint strategy and tactics. It is not surprising therefore that in Russia the very notion of the ‘reset’ – whatever the motives, substance and concrete results of this undertaking have been – is basically considered a thing of the past. And the United States is not expected to engage in a ‘reset’ as it did four years ...

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'

... more focused” when it comes to wielding America’s international influence inevitably meet with disagreement and accusations of weakness. At the start of Barack Obama’s second term, U.S.-Russian relation s are hard to fathom. Russia is ... ... Russia and America have no agendas to match the tasks of today and of tomorrow. Washington is hoping, in essence, for “Reset 2” — a continuation of the dialogue on subjects that achieved relative success in 2009-2010. In addition, it ...

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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