Actually, there probably won’t be one.
Most items on notional agendas for U.S.-Russia cooperation are irrelevant or impossible to achieve, regardless of the tenor of the bilateral relationship.
Four roots of the current crisis in Western relations with Russia.
Some think the West has a Russia problem, not a Putin problem. The truth is it probably has both.
Changing demography and imperial ambitions in the near abroad may be too much for Moscow.
Putin’s plan seems to be to sit tight and await a hike in oil prices—but long periods of stagnation haven’t gone well for Moscow in the past.
It’s not as hopeless a proposition as you might think.
In all areas of human endeavor, perhaps, save one.
What Russia wants, the West simply cannot deliver.
The latest in medical technology is powerless to cure the creeping Ukraine Fatigue besetting some Western capitals. Only Kyiv can do something about it.
Trump voters were right that the nation needs change and that the “best and the brightest” are failing the nation the way they did during the Vietnam War.
Many multi-ethnic states have broken down over the past 150 years, and Iran risks going the same way.
Presidents’ Day is a holiday about nobody that teaches nothing.
They’re cutting consumption at home to keep exports up.
Europe’s elections may not offer the fertile ground for “fake news” that is commonly assumed.
A massive infrastructure package is high on the administration’s list of priorities, but actually bringing this idea to fruition will be harder than it looks.