As the demand for oil worldwide grows rapidly over the longer term, even as the rate of new discoveries is falling, it is increasingly obvious that the roller coaster is headed for a crash. And we're in the front car.
Both love hunting. It's not clear how this ties into their social and political values, particularly when it comes to foreign policy. But, it is a commonality. Both love guns -- one locally, the other globally.
Refusing to communicate simply hobbles your foreign policy. We never stopped talking to the Soviet Union during the Cold War -- if we hadn't, probably none of us would be alive to have this discussion.