Can the US and Russia 'Just Get Along?'

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Condoleezza Rice has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of squelching democracy.  Putin's accused the US of behaving like Germany's Third Reich during World War II.  Today, hard on the heels of Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has gone to Moscow. After initial talks with Putin, Russia's Foreign Minister said they've agreed to "tone down" the public rhetoric and focus on "concrete issues."  We look at the roller-coaster relationship between the superpower and a resurgent Russia overflowing with oil money. Will a US anti-missile system in Eastern Europe threaten Russia's security?  Is Russia reverting to the days of the Cold War or just getting stronger?


Fred Weir - Christian Science Monitor - @fredweir3, Andrey Kortunov - Russian International Affairs Council - @Russian_Council, Edward Lozansky - American University in Moscow - @EdwardLozansky, David Satter - Hudson Institute - @DavidSatter, Daryl Kimball - Arms Control Association - @armscontrolnow

Warren Olney

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