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Section: International Press Syndicate (Germany-Canada)

      Resolving the Imbroglio by Making Ukraine a Buffer State
      Aug01

      Resolving the Imbroglio by Making Ukraine a Buffer State

      Viewpoint by Jonathan Power* LUND, Sweden (IDN-INPS) – A few recent words from Jack Matlock who was U.S. ambassador to Moscow under presidents Reagan and Bush senior: “The Ukraine crisis is a product, in large part, of the policy of indefinite expansion of NATO to the east. If there had been no possibility of Ukraine ever becoming part of...

      The Last Chance To Get Russian-U.S. Relationship Right
      Jan25

      The Last Chance To Get Russian-U.S. Relationship Right

      By Jonathan Power LUND, Sweden (IDN-INPS) – The great flaw in ex-president Barack Obama’s record was his policy towards Russia. Going against everything he had said and written about before he became president, one action after another antagonised the Russians. His early proclamation that he wanted Georgia and Ukraine in NATO, his de...

      Learning from the Reykjavik Summit 30 Years On
      Oct18

      Learning from the Reykjavik Summit 30 Years On

      By Lowana Veal REYKJAVIK (IDN) – At a time when there is a sharp deterioration in relations between the United States and Russia, triggered by disputes over Ukraine, the Crimea and Syria, the capital of Iceland hosted experts, diplomats and researchers on October 10-11 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the historic Reykjavik Summit...

      Sanctions Will Not Cause ‘Regime Change’ in Russia
      Oct05

      Sanctions Will Not Cause ‘Regime Change’ in Russia

      Viewpoint by Somar Wijayadasa* NEW YORK (IDN) – In the aftermath of the Ukrainian crisis in March 2014, the United States and the European Union imposed sanctions on Russia that have led to unintended consequences. Crimea re-joined Russia following a referendum in which more than 96 percent of Russian speaking residents of Crimea voted to...

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