The first step in this process should be for the United States to transition from being the frontline defense of NATO countries to a supporting role.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was created seven decades ago as a political and military alliance to “keep the United States in Europe; the Soviet Union out of Europe; and Germany down in Europe.”
Jeffrey Burt, James Hitch, Peter Pettibone and Thomas Shillinglaw outline what a new and improved Russia policy might look like.
Scott Horton talks to Paul Robinson about yet another round of claims that President Trump colluded with Russia to disingenuously win the 2016 election.
Trump and his administration are spinning an image of progress on nuclear arms control. As with their assertions on COVID-19, the image does not reflect reality.
In the past few months, the Black Sea is a lot less quiet than it ought to be.
Russia is the only country that can act as facilitator for any eventual Chinese-Indian rapprochement.
Foreign ministers meet in Moscow for first time since Himalayan border tensions turned deadly.
The dominant tendency among many foreign policy observers is to overprivilege the threat of rising superpowers and to insist on strong containment measures to limit the spheres of influence of the so-called revisionist powers. Such an approach, coupled with the prospect of ascendant powers actively resisting and confronting the United States as the ruling global hegemon, has one eminent International Relations scholar warning of the Thucydides Trap.
General Leslie Groves, director of the Manhattan Project that made the atomic bomb, testified: “There was never any illusion on my part that Russia was our enemy, and that the project was conducted on that basis.”