Search: Russia,Donald Trump (90 materials)


Choice without a Choice

... congresspersons on Capitol Hill, by his political opponents in the Democratic Party, and by officials in his own administration who virtually sabotaged any attempts, no matter how small, to come to an understanding with the Kremlin. In other words, Donald Trump wanted the best and we know the rest. This reasoning of Trump's fans in Russia and the U.S. is not entirely convincing, for the simple reason that Trump did not really “want the best” in each and every situation. Instead of reluctantly implementing other people’s destructive decisions, he very frequently “jumped the ...


US Will Remain a Difficult Partner

... 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 ... ... long-term strategy toward the world in general — and toward China in particular. Andrey Kortunov: President Joe Biden and Russia Many in Russia believe that a protracted US-China confrontation meets Russia's foreign policy interests since this confrontation ...


President Joe Biden and Russia

... those in his own administration, sabotaging any and every, even the most modest attempts to somehow try to come to an agreement with the Kremlin. In other words, Trump wanted the best, but things turned out as usual. This logic, used by Trump fans in Russia and the United States, is rather unconvincing. If only for the fact that Donald Trump has rarely “wanted the best” during his term in office. Far too often, he has “run before the hounds,” as it were, and been not so much the reluctant executor of other people’s destructive decisions as the active initiator. For ...


We Have No Trust, No Confidence Whatsoever” in America

TNI editor Jacob Heilbrunn interviews Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov about the New START Treaty and the state of U.S.-Russia relations. Heilbrunn : The U.S. is pushing very hard against China right now, at least rhetorically. China has vowed to smash any Taiwanese move toward ...


Will the Trump Administration Fight the Coronavirus or China?

..., the U.S. relationship with Russia has been badly damaged, though he continues to say he wants a positive relationship with Russia. In the weeks since the Coronavirus has taken an increasingly deadly toll in the U.S., and the lock-down measures to combat ... ... of Staff John Kelly, and former adviser Steve Bannon. But the ultimate target of this campaign is not Putin and Xi — it is Donald Trump, as his presidency is viewed by leading British/City of London officials, and their U.S. allies in the Bush-Obama ...


Why Should Putin Help Trump?

... 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 Donald Trump got to power three years ago, the US-Russian relations have not become any better. In fact, they have further significantly deteriorated. There was only one bilateral summit in Helsinki , which turned into a complete fiasco; the US government continues to throw restlessly multiple sanctions ...


Russia's approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with emphasis on the “Deal of the Century”

... Washington. At the same time, Russia considers that Israel could also act as a possible channel of communication with the United States. Russia's approach to Israeli-Palestinian conflict with emphasis on "deal of the century" Before discussing Russia's approach to the conflict, let´s briefly discuss the century deal that Trump designed. US officials assure President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan demands the eventual creation of a Palestinian state with its capital in portions of East Jerusalem. Ending speculation about whether his administration, in preparing a proposal without the contribution ...


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

For the United States, for the European Union, for Russia, for China and for many other leading players in world politics, the great turning point, most likely, will not be in 2020,... ... 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....


Trump’s Election Manifesto and US Policy Outlook

... and Ukraine will remain unchanged if Trump wins in 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 ...


Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

On February 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on the topic “Trump's Lessons for Russia.” On February 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture at University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne on the topic “Trump's Lessons for Russia.” The lecture was attended by 300 students, including Sorbonne University ...


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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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