Search: Donald Trump,Elections (25 materials)


Trump's Season Finale

... American political system is ostensibly the most fundamental cause of this discontent. Igor Ivanov: Why Should We Be Grateful to Donald Trump? As Harvard's illustrious Michael Porter has pointed out , the two parties might seem like bitter rivals, they ... ... being increasingly pushed to extremes. Thus, there needs to be a systematic review and reform of the laws and rules surrounding elections. The barriers to entry for third-parties have to be lowered, allowing for more open competition and equal opportunities....


The EU Will Not Break Free from America’s Amiable Stranglehold

... élites against self-deception. She warns , “It would be a terrible mistake for Europeans to believe that President Trump was an aberration, however, and that the good old days of the transatlantic relationship are back.” Andrey Kortunov: How U.S. Elections Could Impact EU-Russia Relations First, as we have already stressed, Donald Trump expressed in plain language those sentiments that had long been brewing amongst the American public but had not been publicly articulated. On behalf of the American majority, the country's political and business élites, he condemned the ...


Trump — A Non-Consecutive Second Term President

... choice impacting the future of America. On the contrary, it can be debated that the 2016 presidential vote that resulted in Donald Trump, the disrupter and counter-establishment candidate, was far more momentous than 2020. President Trump packed in an ... ... censoring and burying unfavourable Biden reports, and polling institutes predicting a blue Democrat wave to victory in the 2020 elections with a clean sweep across all branches of government. The Media Research Center and PEW Research Center found in their ...


Where the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Russia

... 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 beyond extending the New START Treaty. 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. Donald Trump Andrey Kortunov: US Will Remain a Difficult Partner America's reigning champion and current president is quite ...


Choice without a Choice

... many other areas vital for humanity as a whole. Andrey Kortunov: US Will Remain a Difficult Partner As usually happens in such circumstances, numerous experts, analysts and political clairvoyants are attempting to predict who will win the November elections. Who will be governing America from the Oval Office in the White House for the next four years? Is it going to be Republican incumbent Donald Trump or Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden? Even today, when the campaign is in the homestretch, few are ready to name the winner confidently. Discussions on the subject are going on at full throttle in Russia too. Naturally,...


US Will Remain a Difficult Partner

... public - both domestic and foreign. China turned out to be a convenient scapegoat; making Beijing responsible for COVID-19 was like pouring oil on already burning US-China fire. Can we expect a radical shift of the US approach to China after the November elections? Unfortunately, this is not very likely. If Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump in the White House, there will be a clear change in US foreign policy style and rhetoric, but much less in its fundamental goals and aspirations. President Biden might be more inclined to reach tactical truces with Beijing and more reluctant ...


President Joe Biden and Russia

... the continuation of the current course of confrontation There are still more than four months until the U.S. presidential elections, almost an eternity in these uneasy, constantly shifting and unpredictable times. That notwithstanding, many are already ... ... captivated by the vicissitudes of the election campaign, the endless opinion polls and periodic scandals surrounding President Donald Trump and his rival Joseph Biden. The stakes in this fascinating political game are incredibly high, not only for citizens ...


Why Should Putin Help Trump?

... put aside an important question about whether the Kremlin can indeed exercise a significant influence on the course of the US elections or even define its outcome. I personally tend to believe that no external player has the resources, the skills, and ... ... skills and infrastructure to define who is going to reside in the White House after January 20, 2021. Should he really support Donald Trump as his best bet for better relations between the two nations? Nobody can question the apparent reality that since ...


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

... 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.... ... only united the Republican majority in the Senate. The Democratic Party very clearly demonstrated its unpreparedness for the elections, even at the first primaries in Iowa. And in the international arena, Trump recently managed to conclude an extremely ...


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 ...


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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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