Articles by Mikhail Troitskiy



Setting Expectations Right

In U.S.-Russian relations, Moscow has a deep-seated fear of destabilization. The U.S. should avoid isolating or forcing Moscow into a corner.

Time to Put an End to MAD

Although the Cold War ended 20 years ago, deterrence still defines U.S.-Russian relations on nuclear issues, and this is the main reason for the bilateral and domestic friction surrounding arms control issues. If both sides could agree to definitively forswear deterrence, these roadblocks would disappear.