Search: Media,International Organizations,Cold War,Russia,War,Security,USA (5 materials)

The Donkey and the Elephant: American Presidential Politics, Russia, and 'None of the Above'

... which foreign leaders. While mainstream American media is still basically covering the race with horrified ... ... anticipated presidency of another Clinton. At the moment, Russia seems to be one of those countries. However,... ... essence, Democrats always have to defend against the accusation of being foreign policy weaklings. This accusation ... ... exacerbated by 9/11 and the new emphasis on national security. It was a major part of the lead-up to the 2004 election, when some analysts warned, ‘if Democrats are to have any hope of ... ... security establishment that chronically view Russia with Cold War attitudes, regardless of evidence.[6] • During ...


Cold War Triumphalism and the Chicken-and-Egg Dilemma

... decided chicken-and-egg quality when trying to unravel Russian-American relations. The general pessimism and ... ... more accurate to describe Putin’s hostility toward America as one far more deeply rooted in frustration.... ... Cohen astutely called several years back as ‘Cold War Triumphalism.’ In basic terms, since ... ... initiatives can be found backing up such radical accusations. More calm analyses find Russia simply not ... ... support and encouragement, at least through formal media declarations and diplomatic speeches, did not ...


Keeping Russia the Enemy: Congressional Attitudes and Biased Expertise

... prominent in explaining the poor relationship at the moment with Russia. There seems to be an element of purposeful animosity in ... ... not amount to more than just gossip and hearsay. Worse, American media and political analysts adopted it almost wholly as fact rather ... ... will inevitably always be a threat to U.S. interests and global security. By all indicators, Russia is a threat not just to itself ... ... Party as squarely pessimistic and adversarial in its attitude toward Russia as the Republicans. Indeed, in today’s environment ...


Prisoners of Preconception: The Problems of Bias in American Intelligence

Anyone who has worked through post-mortems on the Iraq war is familiar with the pitfalls associated with ‘groupthink’ and preconceptions.... ... need to move beyond ‘factor wars’ designed to show that one favorite causal factor is more important than another, concentrating instead on the combined and... ... schools have tried to develop degree programs focused on intelligence and national security, they have followed the military-friendly school model, poaching retired IC...


Saving Lives or Saving Face? Sanctions, Russia, and the West

New sanctions were levied against Russia on July 16th by both the United States and the European Union. America has taken ... ... us who have followed this conflict for the past half year, we have had heard this accusation at least half a dozen times. Sometimes there has been evidence to partially... ... concern in the West is that they will try to hunker down for ‘extended urban warfare.’ The irony of course is that the force in Eastern Ukraine so far responsible...


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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  
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