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Idealism or Betrayal?: What Clinton-Yeltsin Rhetoric about NATO Expansion Tells Us about Today’s U.S.-Russia Crisis


Revisiting the rhetoric surrounding NATO expansion sheds light on the current confrontation between Russia and the West.
May 24, 2017
By Connor Cleary
President Bill Clinton addresses NATO, 1994 (Image: NATO)
On December 31, 1999, Russian President Boris Yeltsin unexpectedly resigned, saying that it was time for a new generation to lead Russia. Yeltsin lamented that the dreams of the post-Cold War period did not come to pass: “For what to us seemed simple, turned out to be painfully hard. I apologize for not having lived up to the hopes of those people who believed that in one instant we could jump …read more

Source: Center on Global Interests

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