Nikolas K. Gvosdev
It’s time to part with illusions. Otherwise, the United States cannot develop and execute a sustainable policy towards Russia.
It’s time to part with illusions. For too long, the U.S. national-security community has oscillated in its assessment of the Russian Federation, swinging between viewing Moscow as the country’s number one geopolitical threat to dismissing the challenge of a nation whose per capita GDP equals that of Portugal. This has led to the worst of all satisficing comprises: an approach that views Russia as a competitor and adversary, but which does not require a great deal of investment, …read more
Source: The National Interest