Topic: Council on Foreign and Defense Policies
The New START treaty could be ratified in Russia as early as Friday. But many pitfalls remain amid the US-Russia attempt to move away from cold war constraints.
12/23/2010 11:05 am
Moscow's new drug czar, Viktor Ivanov, claims Russia is being flooded with cheap heroin and charges that the US and its NATO allies in Afghanistan are reluctant to pursue a drug war that could drive poppy farmers into the arms of the Taliban.
05/19/2010 06:45 pm
President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the START treaty on nuclear weapons today. While both hailed the missile reduction pact as a landmark, Russia is uneasy about its strategic future.
04/08/2010 09:40 am
Russian President Medvedev made few new concessions in response to the canceling of Russia's Eastern European missile-shield plan. But new ways to cooperate on threats like Iran's nuclear program and instability in Afghanistan are emerging.
09/24/2009 01:00 am
The Russian president is being pressed for an apology for the secret deal the Soviets made to carve up Poland with the Nazis.
08/31/2009 01:00 am
The two nuclear powers continue to bicker over NATO war games, nuclear weapons, and fighter jets in Kyrgyzstan.
04/22/2009 01:00 am
A deal on missile defense could be part of a 'strategic framework' the presidents plan to sign Sunday, legacies in mind.
04/04/2008 01:00 am