(Russia Direct) The victory of Republican candidate Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election was one of the most discussed topics by Russian think tanks in November. In fact, it took everyone by surprise, with Russian analysts rushing to figure out the potential implications.
In addition, the Syrian crisis remains at the top of the discussion agenda. According to Russian analysts, the upcoming elections in France and Germany will have an impact on the further resolution of the crisis. Moreover, the uncertainty surrounding the new U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East will also have an important impact.[…]
Mikhail Troitsky (MGIMO) assumes with a high degree of certainty that Trump will be ready for a radical reconsideration of U.S. foreign policy. […]
Ivan Kurilla (European University at St. Petersburg) analyzes Trump’s program for the first 100 days of the presidency. He notes that it does not contain some of the most controversial promises he made during the presidential campaign. […]
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