Donald Trump has indicated a clear interest in improving the U.S. relationship with Russia, as has his designate for secretary of state. Despite President Vladimir Putin’s misadventures and provocations from Georgia to Syria to Ukraine to the U.S. elections, this is not an unworthy ambition, if pursued with open eyes.
Michael E. O’Hanlon
Senior Fellow – Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and IntelligenceDirector of Research – Foreign PolicyCo-Director – Center for 21st Century Security and IntelligenceThe Sydney Stein, Jr. Chair
However, beyond a healthy dose of skepticism about Putin and his intentions, Trump and his team will need one more ingredient …read more