Search: USA,Social Media,Vladimir Putin (3 materials)

Predicting critical events, an institutional challenge.

... "miscalculations". Bandar had sealed his fate last year during his secret visit outside Moscow with Russian president Vladimir Putin. He bragged that Riyadh controlled Chechen extremists in Russia, and that he would unleash them on the 2014 Sochi ... ... product known as smart power- sending the entire process back to square one. Billions of dollars are spent annually, and thousands of jobs are created in government and the private sector by all major actors. Yet there seems to be an inability to act ...

22.05.2014

Containment's Last Hurrah

... as being inherently neurotic and inward looking are convenient for American “retail politics” and conversational social media but branded public diplomacy initiatives are proving themselves out of step with the fast changing realpolitik of ... ... Former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger has urged the international community not to assign blame to Russian president Vladimir Putin and recommends that more negotiations over the future of Ukraine are required to achieve a tenable solution. ...

27.04.2014

Banking on Bolshevism. Brazil’s “caviar left” spending billions to revive Cuba’s broken communist economy

Although the government of Russian president Vladimir Putin has authorized writing off 90% of Cuba’s $32 billion debt Kremlin policy toward the Castro regime is characterized ... ... Brazilian air force has been airlifting the Cubans to Brazil as if it was the Berlin Airlift. While this is happening, thousands of immigrants, from Haiti, Bangladesh, Pakistan and other nations both legal and undocumented, have been filtering into ...

07.03.2014

Poll conducted

  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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