The end of the "honeymoon" period between the United States and Russia has left US-Russian relations in a state of volatile ambiguity. The two countries need to quickly work out new principles upon which to base their relationship.
Unfortunately it has become common to talk about the necessity of a new strategy and agenda for US-Russian relations. In reality, we are witnessing the usual debate between optimists, pessimists, and isolationists in America, and between Westernizers and Eurasianists in Russia. […]