In a matter of a few short years, the U.S. relationship with Russia has risen to the top of foreign policy concerns. Relations between the United States and the Russian Federation are far too broad and intertwined to be subject to piecemeal policy making. Many issues between the countries, including Syria, Ukraine, and nuclear nonproliferation, cannot be solved in a vacuum. Rather than looking at the entirety of the U.S.-Russia relationship as a singular policy, elements of the relationship are broken down by the major issue categories between the countries today.
This white paper is intended to provide a brief overview of suggestions and considerations for U.S. policy toward Russia along a variety of fronts.