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    With no common political values or worldview, relations between the U.S. and Russia will struggle to improve in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.

With no common political values or worldview, relations between the U.S. and Russia will struggle to improve in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.

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After President Obama entered office in 2009, his administration launched a ‘reset’ of relations with Russia, with the aim of forming stable and cooperative relationship. Ruth Deyermond writes that the collapse in relations between the two countries following the Russian annexation of Crimea, and Russian military involvement in the Eastern Ukrainian conflict, is precisely what the reset was designed […]

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    To respond to the rise of China, the Obama administration is promoting Pacific-wide economic integration with the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

To respond to the rise of China, the Obama administration is promoting Pacific-wide economic integration with the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Over the last several years, the U.S. has been engaged in a so-called ‘pivot’ towards Asia. Matteo Dian takes a close look at one of the major parts of that pivot: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). He writes that the TPP is important to the Obama administration not only for the economic benefits it will bring to the U.S. and […]

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