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Jack Matlock

USA

Former American ambassador to the USSR; Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA Faculty) Columbia University.

Materials

Open Message for Presidents Trump and Putin: Your Telephone Call
28.01.2017
As one who advised President Reagan on how to end the Cold War, I welcome your plans to discuss US-Russian relations tomorrow, January 28. Relations have reached a state that is dangerous for both our

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Jack Matlock: Russians Should Honor Mikhail Gorbachev for Freeing His Country of…
03.03.2016
Gorbachev was the first leader of Russia to put the good of the country- that is fundamental reform of an oppressive system—above retaining power.

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Superpower Illusions. By Jack Matlock
12.10.2015
Myths about the way the Cold War ended, along with ideologies divorced from reality led America into a series of blunders that drained its power and increased the dangers to its national security.

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Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Endedю By Jack Matlock
12.10.2015
In “Reagan and Gorbachev”, Jack F. Matlock, Jr., gives an eyewitness account of how the Cold War ended, with humankind declared the winner.

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The Most Fundamental Interests of Both the United States and Russia Are…
10.04.2013
Valdai Club experts are optimistic about Russian-US relations, noting that they are moving forward on major issues and there are no obstacles to progress.
Jack Matlock: Maintaining Any Sort of Meaningful Union Becomes Impossible
19.08.2011
By 1991 the Soviet Union had changed sufficiently that there was no possibility of returning to the Communist Party dictatorship of the past, which essentially was the goal of Gorbachev’s opponents in

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