Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center to host a Foreign Policy and Security Studies Workshop

Published in 2019

Program

Over the last eighteen years, successive US and Russian governments have attempted to forge a new path for US – Russia relations through summits, repeated attempts to “reset” buttons, and arms control negotiations. The US- Russian relationship has frequently broken down by both sides’ attempts to challenge each other’s global presence and often-incompatible visions of national interests. Trapped by fears, both real and imagined, phobias and evocative rhetoric, US – Russia relations appear locked in a perpetual state of discord. Concurrently, this contentious relationship has seeped into domestic politics, complicating the work of policy makers and diplomats in both countries.