Carlos Barria / REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to U.S. President Donald Trump during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, July 2017.

Giuseppe Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers - Women Giuseppe Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers online on Canada - 11387389AF 2a0860

The Real Opportunity Behind the Media Spectacle

By Michael Kimmage

Giuseppe Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers - Women Giuseppe Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers online on Canada - 11387389AF 2a0860

MICHAEL KIMMAGE is Professor of History at the Catholic University of America and the author of The Decline of the West: An American Story. From 2014 to 2016, he served on the Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State, where he held the Russia/Ukraine portfolio.

Gentleman/Lady - Anna Baiguera ANNADEA-19606P40239 - multiple and different,

Anna Baiguera Malika Metallic Toe Ballerinas,Bally Zipped Boots,Gentleman/Lady - Moncler Emilien Sneakers - fancy,Paul Andrew Rhea 15 Espadrilles,Francesco Milano Sneakers - Women Francesco Milano Sneakers online on Canada - 11444827KO,Rodo Sneakers - Women Rodo Sneakers online on Canada - 11527632NH,Leather Crown Sneakers - Women Leather Crown Sneakers online on Canada - 11536856NX,Primabase Sneakers - Women Primabase Sneakers online on Canada - 11486409DC,Moa Master Of Arts Sneakers - Women Moa Master Of Arts Sneakers online on Canada - 11460277ST,Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers - Women Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers online on Canada - 11422918WB,Sarah Chofakian Leather Ballerinas,Henry Cotton's Sneakers - Women Henry Cotton's Sneakers online on Canada - 11454195CI,Saint Laurent Niki 105 Knee-high BootsMr/Ms - Reebok Daytona Sneakers - guarantees quality and quantityPrada Pin-up Motif Sneakers,Marco De Vincenzo Fringed Strap SandalsValentino Valentino Garavani Rockrunner Sneakers,Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Sneakers - Women Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Sneakers online on Canada - 11507048WG,Casadei Slingback Contrast Trim PumpsLeather Crown Sneakers - Women Leather Crown Sneakers online on Canada - 11384956TX,Rick Owens DRKSHDW Platform Hi-topsGuidi Distressed Zipped Boots,À La Garçonne Tree Print Slip-on Sneakers,Prada Metallic 40 Knit Strap TrainersDolce & Gabbana Sneakers - Women Dolce & Gabbana Sneakers online on Canada - 11480468XCNike Air Force 1 Patchwork Sneakers,Mara Mac Stitching Details Leather Sandals,Gianvito Rossi Red Portofino 60 Suede Sandals,Malone Souliers Metallic Straps Mules,Ishikawa Sneakers - Women Ishikawa Sneakers online on Canada - 11258951RH, Historic U.S.-Russian meetings tend to occur outside of Washington and Moscow. Franklin Delano Roosevelt first encountered Joseph Stalin in Tehran. At the end of World War II, they met again at Yalta, a name that would thereafter signify Soviet domination of Eastern Europe. Harry Truman’s one and only meeting with Stalin was in Potsdam, a suburb of Berlin. John F. Kennedy had a shaky meeting with Nikita Khrushchev in Geneva, while Ronald Reagan had a memorable collision with Mikhail Gorbachev in Reykjavik.

  • Made In Italy
    Item made in Italy, synonymous with quality and design creativity.
  • COMPOSITION
    Soft Leather
  • DETAILS
    logo, animal print, laces, round toeline, flat, leather lining, rubber sole, contains non-textile parts of animal origin
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet for a frenetically anticipated summit on July 16 in Helsinki. Their encounter—coming amid cascading revelations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, unnerving questions about Trump’s admiration for his Russian counterpart, and U.S.-Russian tensions around the globe—is certain to be a media spectacle. But as its location subtly implies, the real importance of the meeting may have little to do with the theatrics at the top. Unglamorous, largely unnoticed diplomatic processes could prove more consequential. In Helsinki in 1975, the United States, the Soviet Union, and various European powers devised a security architecture for Europe that was controversial at the time but ultimately crucial to the Cold War’s peaceful end. Without the Helsinki Accords, which fostered agreement on Europe’s borders and enshrined a nominal commitment to human rights in the Eastern bloc, the revolutions of 1989 may never have come and almost certainly would not have been as peaceful as they were.

Jimmy Choo Blake SandalsDel Carlo Metallic Heeled Shoes,Laura Biagiotti Sneakers - Women Laura Biagiotti Sneakers online on Canada - 11565659BP,Ruco Line Sneakers - Women Ruco Line Sneakers online on Canada - 11498356GD,Valentino Valentino Garavani Rockstud Sandals,Hogan H222 Platform Sneakers,Swear Nori Fast Track Customisation,Coliac Piercing Embellished Derby Shoes,Mm6 Maison Margiela Sneakers - Women Mm6 Maison Margiela Sneakers online on Canada - 11334505FV,Gentleman/Lady - Marvel Canvas Shoes - Boutique WildYeezy Stretch Canvas Ankle Boots,Sonia Rykiel Striped Sandals,Thom Browne Shiny Leather Longwing BrogueFessura Sneakers - Women Fessura Sneakers online on Canada - 11521671KG,P13 Sneakers - Women P13 Sneakers online on Canada - 11086553LT,Men/Women - Swear Nori Sneakers - Quality Queen,Vic Matie Platform Ankle Boots,Chie Mihara Just Heeled Boots,Swear Crosby Fast Track CustomisationIslo Isabella Lorusso Sneakers - Women Islo Isabella Lorusso Sneakers online on Canada - 11416286IF,Puma Basket Heart Canvas Wn's - Sneakers - Women Puma Sneakers online on Canada - 11480672ON,Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Green, Black And Silver Superstar Leopard Print Leather Sneakers,Hogl High Study Pumps,Prada Black, Grey And Red Cloudbust 40 High-top SneakersAncient Greek Sandals Thais Flat Sandals,Love Moschino Sneakers - Women Love Moschino Sneakers online on Canada - 11451272FIShy By Arvid Yuki Sneakers - Women Shy By Arvid Yuki Sneakers online on Canada - 11048981MT,Emporio Armani Glitter Detail SneakersMarni Fur Flat Sandal,Maison Margiela Block-heel BootsThe lessons of that previous U.S.-Russian encounter in Helsinki are worth remembering now. The agreement that resulted involved years of drab, painstaking diplomacy. It required agonizing compromise on both sides. It rested on work rather than optics. Under the shadow of low expectations, a difficult process preceded final success. The summit’s real importance, in other words, had little to do with momentary media spectacle. The same could be true of next week’s Trump-Putin meeting.

Loading, please wait...