How to Confront Russia's Anti-American Foreign Policy
Publication Date: June 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Ariel Cohen
Keywords: Russia and Eurasia; oil; missile defense; Vladimir Putin
Coverage: Russia (Federation)
As Moscow rejects Western norms, sells weapons to America's enemies, and seeks a natural gas monopoly, especially to influence Europe, U.S. policymakers need to remember that Moscow values certainty in relations and respects power and action. Deeds, not words, are needed to send a message to the Kremlin that the U.S. and its allies will not be bullied.