April 5, 2014

U.S. Unwilling to Give or Take on Ukraine

Nikolas Gvosdev, World Politics Review

The Associated Press

It was no surprise when last Sunday’s emergency meeting in Paris between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ended inconclusively. The United States is not prepared to cut a 19th-century-style deal with Moscow to resolve the Crimea crisis, but neither has it articulated a 21st-century response that would change Russia’s calculus.

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