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The Vandenberg Coalition

Honest Candor

Senator Vandenberg called for “honest candor” in discussions on U.S. foreign policy. The Vandenberg Coalition is proud to continue this tradition by sharing the best analysis from across the country and around the world.

Europe

Table for Two

David J. Kramer

American Purpose

June 22, 2021

 

Bottom Line: David Kramer provides a detailed analysis of the Biden-Putin summit, arguing that the meeting did not advance U.S. interests or improve bilateral relations.

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Europe

Opinion: Biden lifts Putin out of international isolationism

Konstantin Eggert

Deutsche Welle (English)

June 18, 2021

 

Bottom Line: Russian journalist Konstantin Eggert provides a detailed analysis of the Biden-Putin summit. Eggert covers many of the key issues discussed and argues that Biden may have made a conceptual error in judging Putin on Cold War merits.

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Europe

Delusional West

Editorial

Kyiv Post

June 18, 2021

 

Bottom Line: The Kyiv Post argues that Ukraine came out worse from the three big events of Biden’s foreign trip — the G7, NATO summit, and Biden-Putin meeting — highlighting for instance the dire consequences for Ukraine of Biden’s green light to Nord Stream 2.

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