Rethinking U.S.-Russia Policy: A Way Forward in the Obama Era

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The Southern Center for International Studies, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Russian American Chamber of Commerce in the USA

 

 

 

cordially invite you to a discussion

 

Rethinking U.S.-Russia Policy: A Way Forward in the Obama Era

 

with

 

Dr. Robert Legvold 

 

 

Marshall D. Shulman Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science at Columbia University

Ambassador James F. Collins

 

 

 

Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment

 

 

 

Thursday, May 21, 2009

7:00 – 7:30 P.M. Registration

7:30 – 9:00 P.M. Program

at the Southern Center

 320 W. Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA, 30305

 

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The international context for U.S. policy toward Russia has changed fundamentally from that of the 1990s. Further, Russia itself poses a dramatically different challenge for U.S. policy from that of the 1990s. The combined effect of this dual transformation requires significant adjustments in the U.S. approach toward Russia. As the new administration recasts and renews many of our most important diplomatic relationships, it should seek to establish a broad strategic dialogue with Moscow. This dialogue should include traditional topics such as nuclear nonproliferation, but should also encompass newer subjects such as energy security and climate change. Most importantly, however, the dialogue should seek to integrate across issue areas, examining each issue not just in a vacuum but in relation to how it impacts and animates other points within the bilateral relationship.

 

The Academy is grateful to Carnegie Corporation of New York for its support of the Designing U.S. Policy toward Russia initiative.

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