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Russia and NATO: The Taming of the Shrew

Dmitry Polikanov

“If any partnership to exist, the parties have to take off their diplomatic suits, sit down together and make an honest assessment of differences and commonalities. The list of true, not propagandistic claims to each other should be prepared. And the list of areas for joint work with very specific projects. They can be fewer than listed in the annual plans of action, but there should one or two large-scale events and numerous small-scale activities, which would create the link of engagement,” maintains the author. All this requires political will and rejection of old stereotypes.

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SECURITY INDEX №3-4 (88-89), 2009