What should Europe’s policy be towards Russia ? Fondation Robert Schuman – The Research and Studies Center on Europe

I’m really hoping the Europeans can do something to stop thi No need to attack the great satan directly Saudi Arabia goes the American empire will fall right behind it people, it’s very doubtful that putin is ‘the great white hope’. Only then did it tell its European creditors that it might not pay them

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This is an outstanding, must-read essay published by Fondation Robert Schuman – The Research and Studies Center on Europe.

via What should Europe’s policy be towards Russia ? Fondation Robert Schuman – The Research & Studies Center on Europe.

The essay proposes five strategic priorities for Europe to strengthen her policy towards Russia, recognizing that under Putin, Russia will be Europe’s competitor.

I must say that this essay has caused me to reconsider my own views. I have been critical of the effectiveness of economic sanctions on Russia. I suppose that I had hoped simplistically that Russia would want to return to her policy of opening the Russian economy to Western investment – this would provide ordinary Russians with the greatest chance at economic prosperity, after all look at modern China.

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