As long as Putin’s in charge, a U.S.-Russia reset will have to wait.
By Samuel Rebo
April 24, 2017
President Donald Trump is right. It would be great if the United States and Russia could just get along. Unfortunately, Trump clearly underestimated the barriers inherent to getting along with Russia, and his recent decision to bomb Syrian military bases underscores that difficulty. But even “difficult” understates the obstacles. The primary hurdle to a reset is not the inclinations of American and Russian leaders, but rather each country’s conception of its core interests.
A reset would require either the United States or Russia …read more
Source: Center on Global Interests