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Trump and Russia: too much too soon

9 January 2017

7:25 AM

9 January 2017

7:25 AM

snip20170108_6Donald Trump wants closer and friendly ties with Russia and has long declared he will push for a realignment towards a US-Russian alliance. Figures sympathetic to Trumps Russia policy and who have commercial ties to the Putin regime are being appointed to key positions in the incoming Trump Administration.  

The rationale behind this major shift in US foreign policy is framed as the modern equivalent of Richard Nixon’s opening of relations with China and détente with the Soviet Union.

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