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Trump-Putin Summit: Who Is in a Fit State?

... to help him The meeting of the Russian and American presidents in Helsinki became a hit of the summer political season, overshadowing even the recent US-North Korean summit. The first full-fledged round of bilateral talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump evoked a wide variety of emotions — from bright hopes for restoring the strategic weapons control mechanisms to the panic fears about the future of transatlantic relations. But nothing really happened in Helsinki — neither in a dramatically ...

17.07.2018

The Art of Expectation Management

Putin-Trump Summit: Better Late Than Never It is evident that Vladimir Putin yearns for a meeting with Donald Trump. He has always desired this meeting — since the day Trump had won the presidential election in November of 2016. The Kremlin would have apparently preferred an early summit to take place in spring of last year. However, the first full-fledged ...

13.07.2018

How to Reduce Nuclear Risks in Helsinki

Reaffirming that a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought, the United States and Russia could agree to specific steps at Helsinki to reduce nuclear risks Presidents Trump and Putin will finally meet next week in Helsinki for a bilateral summit. Throughout the Cold War, summits between US and Soviet leaders were overwhelmingly welcomed in both countries and the world as an opportunity to reduce tensions. After the Cold War, these meetings became routine. Today, the scheduling of the...

12.07.2018

How Trump is Changing Iran from the Inside

The Impact of the U.S. President’s Policies on the Situation in the Islamic Republic The nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations is perhaps the main achievement of the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani. The approach adopted by Donald Trump threatens to strip the Iranian government of public confidence and exacerbate the already difficult situation inside the country. At the same time, the reformist president’s political opponents are trying to take advantage of his failures,...

09.07.2018

Looking Back to Singapore on the Road to Helsinki

... Singapore is of some interest in the context of preparations for the meeting between U.S. and Russian leaders on July 16. The impressive political show that took place on the island of Sentosa allows us to make some assumptions about the diplomatic style of Donald Trump in dealing with “difficult” partners who are not inclined to easily succumb to overt pressure and are not prepared to unconditionally accept American superiority. Igor Ivanov: A Roadmap for Russia–U.S. Relations “What I need is to ...

05.07.2018

These are the Benefits of a U.S.-Russia Summit

The history of relations between the United States and Russia demonstrates that there is no substitute for personal contacts between the leaders of the two countries. Presidents Trump and Putin appear set to hold a summit meeting in July. This will be their third in-person meeting even though both leaders have made statements about how they have a positive working relationship and that they have spoken often by phone. The U.S. domestic political climate on Russia is especially fraught at present...

23.06.2018

A Roadmap for Russia–U.S. Relations

A personal meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump is the only thing capable of breaking the vicious cycle in Russia–U.S. relations and launching them towards a state that is acceptable for both sides Diplomatic experience teaches us that we need to study both the current international ...

22.06.2018

Trump — Kim Summit: A Gamble beyond Optics

US and North Korea have called the Summit a historic success, but it was also a compulsion in light of lack of alternatives The world is talking of this Summit as a historic moment with hopes that it will bring peace to Korean Peninsula. Reading between the lines, beyond the niceties and magnificent optics displayed, some realities do emerge, which will indicate that it is beginning of a great gamble by both sides. This issue had crossed the limit of being a bilateral one and it impacts other stakeholders...

14.06.2018

Afghanistan from Obama to Trump

It is although conspicuous, (that) there is no crystal clear difference between, the Obama and Trump strategies in Afghanistan. The strategies based on, to dismantle the momentum of the Al-Qaida and its affiliates and to attain the strategic interests of the America worldwide. What differ, are the approaches of Obama and Trump in relation to Afghanistan. Thus, it makes sense to briefly touch the issues, pertaining both Obama and Trump approaches for Afghanistan. REUTERS Obama’s approach In the event...

31.05.2018

Five Questions that Need to be Addressed about American Foreign Policy

Liberals and Conservatives in America alike want to get rid of Donald Trump, but that will not solve the problem The discussion in the United States since the election of Donald Trump has focused on how Russia interfered, colluded or meddled in the 2016 US Presidential Election. The news anchors and pundits in ...

08.05.2018
 

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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