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U.S. Russia Relations

Can We Stop Being a Superpower, Please?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

A group of misguided neocon gunslingers led the U.S. to a catastrophe. Have we come to the point where disillusionment will lead us where we need to go: the end of playing the superpower role?

Obama, Medvedev Seek New Era In U.S.-Russia Ties

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and President Dmitry Medvedev will hit the restart button on U.S.-Russian ties by agreeing to begin talks on...

Clinton Meets Russian Foreign Minister, Begins With Linguistic Hiccup

New York Times | Mark Landler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA -- A carefully orchestrated, closely-watched meeting here between Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and her Russian counterpart began a...

Marriage Counseling for the United States and Russia

Jamie Metzl | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamie Metzl

As new leaders, Presidents Obama and Medvedev have an invaluable opportunity to reestablish trust and work toward a stronger partnership based on shared interests.

Russia and the US: It's Time to Graduate

Brian Burton and David Capezza | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brian Burton and David Capezza

Russia cannot understand why the U.S. continually sets up social networks to take in more friends, while socially-awkward Russia has trouble making friends at all.

NASA's Five-Year Hiatus Will See The US Rely On The Russian Space Program

NY Times | JOHN SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

STAR CITY, Russia -- This place was once no place, a secret military base northeast of Moscow that did not show up on maps. The Soviet Union trained i...

Biden vs. Palin: What Joe Needs To Do

Tom Farer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Farer

During the debate, Biden's test is to pry Palin loose from her her lines and then underscore the emptiness or sinister implications of her stated views without appearing condescending or a lout.

When it Comes to Colin Powell, What is Bill Kristol Up To?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Bill Kristol and friends don't want interest-calculating negotiators and balanced, sensible, pragmatic realists like Colin Powell around McCain.