3 ways the US can start an economic ‘reset’ with Russia
Tensions between Russia and the United States are running high. Russian President Vladimir Putin canceled his trip to Camp David for the G8 summit this weekend and Moscow threatened preemptive strikes against a US missile defense shield should it be deployed in Europe as planned. The US must design a new relationship with this often difficult leader and his country.Simply continuing the “Russian reset” of President Obama’s first term is a dead end. Washington needs a new reset that seeks to integrate Russia more fully into the international economy and community. By giving Russia – and Mr. Putin – a greater stake in strong relations with the West, the reset can also create incentives for better behavior, both domestically and internationally, by the Kremlin.
The Limitations of India and Russia’s Transactional Relationship
Since Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, it might seem as though ties between India and Russia have strengthened. While much of the West isolated Russia, India-Russia energy […]
ISDP Annual Report 2023
ISDP’s Annual Report for the year 2023. We look back on 2023, a year in which tensions and conflicts captured the strategic space in ISDP’s focus areas, making headlines around […]
Promise And Peril In The Caucasus
America’s national security bureaucracy separates the Caucasus and the Middle East into different bureaus, with Central Asia in yet another office. This is part of the reason the U.S. has […]
Turkey’s Problem Isn’t Sweden. It’s the United States.
The issue isn’t what Sweden says or does but what the United States does or fails to do on the ground in Syria that matters for Turkey’s national security interests. […]
TURKISH QUAGMIRE: WHY TURKEY BLOCKS SWEDEN’S NATO ACCESSION
Turkey was bound to have issues with Sweden and its pro-Kurdish stance, and singled out Sweden because of its longstanding commitment to Kurdish aspirations. However, it is the continued US […]