If You Lead, They Will Follow: Public Opinion and Repairing the U.S. - Russian Strategic Relationship

Publication Date: 
January 2008
Description: 

Arms Control Today

Project: 
Collaborative Education and Cooperative Security
The Advanced Methods of Cooperative Security Program

During the past decade, attention to the U.S.-Russian strategic relationship has steadily declined, eventhough the two countries' nuclear arsenals continue to represent the greatest physical threat that their societies face. Official policy and media discussions have been absorbed with problems of proliferation that have greater immediate prominence but lesser potential consequence.