Getting America and Russia Back to Normal

August 19, 2017 Topic: Politics Region: Europe Tags: RussiaPutinTrumpCongressSanctions

Getting America and Russia Back to Normal

Putin and his entourage, the Trump administration, and the U.S. Congress have a large choice to make.

Thus Putin and his entourage, the Trump administration, and the U.S. Congress have a large choice to make: either recognize how paralyzing the problem of Russian interference in the U.S. election is, assess the price both countries are paying for the deadlock and reframe the problem in a fashion admitting some hope of solution; or change nothing, each carrying on as now and all eventually paying the price.

Robert Legvold is the Marshall D. Shulman Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University.

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