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Are We Trying To Lose Russia Again?

(This piece originally appeared on Russia Beyond the Headlines) Russia is back in the focus of U.S. media. Needless to say, the coverage is mostly negative: as I wrote before, only “bad” news about Russia can spark excitement in American … Continue reading

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Will The Reset Last?

(This piece originally appeared on Russia Beyond the Headlines) The reset in U.S.-Russia relations is going through a difficult time. A signature foreign policy achievement for both U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, it has succeeded to … Continue reading

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Nostalgic For The Cold War? Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s Crusade Against Reset

As I predicted last December (and then discussed again recently), a noisy anti-Russian corner has emerged in the U.S. House of Representatives, thanks to the ascension of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen(R-FL) to the position of Chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  On July 7, Ros-Lehtinen … Continue reading

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For Russia, No News Is Good News

(This piece originally appeared on Russia Beyond the Headlines) Russia seems to be losing its status as a major newsmaker in the U.S. media.  Take, for instance, the influential Washington Post.  Since the beginning of June, the newspaper has published only three … Continue reading

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