March 12, 2014

Reset? What reset? U.S.-Russia ties at worst since Cold War

Featuring Richard Fontaine

Source: The Washington Times

Five years ago, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton playfully presented Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with a red “reset button,” a symbol of the Obama administration’s intention to improve ties that had hit a low point during the George W. Bush administration.

Today, the much ballyhooed reset is all but relegated to the history books.

“The reset is officially dead,” said Richard Fontaine, president of the Center for a New American Security.

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  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...