... will the entry of the Islamic State into Afghanistan impact the ongoing war between NATO and the Taliban? The U.S. refused to participate in the third round of a conference... ... generally hurt all sides, even if unevenly? Given the negative Russian reaction to the EU Eastern Partnership, and the expansion of EU influence into post-Soviet states, including... ... forge new trade and monetary arrangements, for example? Could both Kaliningrad and Crimea become free trade areas, yet under Russian sovereignty? Would this be of interest...
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... might have ended up as a strategic partner rather than a geopolitical adversary. The Eastern Partnership is essentially a project of anti-Russian Swedes and Poles, with... ... politically-inflluential Ukrainian Diaspora. However, once the decision was made to expand NATO eastwards, it acquired a logic and momentum of its own, eventually putting NATO... ... http://www.nato.int/docu/review/1993/9301-1.htm Yet, excepting the special case of Crimea, there has never been any indication that Russia has been interested in annexing...
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%)