NATO and the return of deterrence
NATO-Russia relations have certainly changed significantly during the last 15 years. It is difficult to envision meaningful cooperation being restored any time soon. Yet there is another unpredictable variable here, and that is U.S. President Donald Trump, pictured campaigning in the U.S. presidential election.
The silver lining is that U.S. President Donald Trump could be successful in easing tensions with Russia, in which case cooperation may return—but at what cost? Photograph courtesy of Matthew McBain/Devin Dreeshen