Where Does Russia Belong?

In the last issue, Zbigniew Brzezinski proposed a new plan for including Russia in an expanding transatlantic community. But his ideal world might not come about. With a comment from Brzezinski.

Issue: Winter 2000-2001

Over the past half decade, our debate about Russia--and, for that
matter, Russia's debate about us--has been episodic but always
excitable. The issue or problem dominating the news at any given
moment has been seen again and again as the test likely to determine
the overall success of the post-Soviet transformation. Handled
poorly, the problem of the day seemed likely to stunt Russia's
evolution and poison our relations for years to come--or at least
until the next make-or-break issue came along.

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