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u.s. Russian Relations

The Geopolitics of Respect: U.S., China, Iran and Russia

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 09.30.2016 | World
Ronald Tiersky

Any people that has the means of its own defense and doesn't make the effort shows a lack of self-respect. Moreover, resistance ending in defeat can also demonstrate self-respect. "Nobody wants a foreign master," said the ancient Melians to the Athenians before being crushed by them.

Now Boarding: New York - Moscow - Tbilisi

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 08.13.2016 | Politics
Tinatin Japaridze

While Russophobia in Georgia has been on a rapid rise in the aftermath of the five-day war, speculation about the growing anti-Russian sentiment inside U.S. academic circles may be inaccurate.

High-Level Bilateral Talks Going Ahead Despite Snowden Decision

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

(Corrects last paragraph to say secrets were leaked to media, not Wikileaks) * U.S. to raise Snowden matter in talks with Russians ...

Preparing for a Less Stable Russia

William Courtney | Posted 10.06.2013 | World
William Courtney

The Snowden affair has thrown Russia into the limelight, but longer-term issues deserve more attention -- the country's swerve toward authoritarian rule and diminishing political stability.

Russia and Romney's Approach to Foreign Policy

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.24.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

The last thing we need in a president is a political chameleon stuck in a Reagan-esque time warp with a black and white view of the world, and a "Panderer-in-Chief" who caters incessantly to the lowest common denominator of the American voter.

Joshua Hersh

U.N. Assad Ouster Resolution Faces Strong Opposition From Russia | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined her counterparts from around the world in a passionate, argumentative session of the United Na...

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul's YouTube Presentation From a Public Diplomacy Perspective

John Brown | Posted 03.17.2012 | World
John Brown

I've looked at/listened to newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul's recent video presentation to the people of Russia. Based on my Foreign Service experience in Moscow as Cultural Affairs Officer (1998-2001), several aspects of the talk struck me.

Speaker Boehner Arrogantly Misunderstands Modern Russia

Andranik Migranyan | Posted 01.01.2012 | World
Andranik Migranyan

House Speaker John Boehner, in his anti-Russian rant to the Heritage Foundation this week, puts partisan politics and ideology above the best interests of his own country.

Another Re-Set In Russian-American Relations

Andrei Bystritsky | Posted 08.22.2011 | World
Andrei Bystritsky

Our focus was on how best to present the Russian perspective to an American audience and hopefully to reach a large audience through online streaming options.

The Impact of the Midterm Elections on the US-Russian Relations

Andranik Migranyan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andranik Migranyan

Regardless of whether Republicans or Democrats win in the congressional or presidential elections in coming years, Washington will, in my opinion, continue to carry out the reset policy with only slight modifications, which is in line with US interests.

Signing of New START Treaty: Proof of the Reset in Action

Andranik Migranyan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andranik Migranyan

The ratification process is sure to be challenging, but the fact that Presidents Medvedev and Obama achieved such a complex and globally significant deal should be lauded as a genuine achievement.

America's Chickens Come Home to Roost

Dr. John Salerno | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. John Salerno

Russia, like the European Union, has issued a ban on birds raised using standard American practices. As a result their chicken is more flavorful, more healthy but also more expensive.

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...

Engaging Russia: Energy Could Still Be the Answer

Macha Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Macha Levinson

Russia needs Western know-how and financing to exploit its vast energy resources. And the US needs new energy suppliers until country is effectively weaned off foreign oil.

What a Year It Might Be

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

2009 could be the year when America and Russia decide to make dramatic reductions in nuclear weapons and convene an international conference of all nuclear nations to agree to the complete elimination of nuclear weapons from the face of the earth.