Russia: Between Cooperation and Reluctance

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer Not a foe, neither a friend, what is Russia to the world? My last two articles tried to shed light on Russia’s strategic interests and new foreign and security policies. Having lived in the former Soviet Union, I can claim that if Russia wants to catch up with the West, […]

Russia Is Back! Are We Ready for the Challenge?

By Julio Espinoza, Staff Writer On Wednesday, in Moscow, the U.S. Secretary of State held high-level conversations with his Russian counterpart and the President of Russia. According to CNBC, his words were: “There is a low level of trust between our countries. The world’s two foremost nuclear powers cannot have this kind of relationship.” Both countries […]