Putting Russia first

Joffe, Josef
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/17/94, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p52
Opinion. Suggest that politics is not psychiatry, and that President Bill Clinton is behaving like Dr. Freud when it comes to Russia. Worry about Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the ultranationalist leader of the cynically mislabeled Liberal Democrats; Why he is not an excuse for a `Russia first' foreign policy that confuses diplomacy with psychiatry; Implications for Eastern Europe; Limitations of Partnership for Peace policy; Dangers of Western appeasement.


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