July 2, 2010

Spies Reveal Russia's True Face

Ariel Cohen, Christian Science Monitor

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Moscow and Washington are in all-out damage control mode to save President Obama's "reset" policy with Russia – a policy which is hailed as his great diplomatic accomplishment.

But after the US Department of Justice arrested 10 of the 11 alleged Russian spies this week, that “reset” looks a little battered. The discovery of the spy network indicates that the current Russian leadership is still living in the past. To them, the US is still an intelligence target, not a partner.

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