Professor Tsygankov Comments on U.S., Russia Relations

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
DIGITAL JOURNAL AND VOICE OF RUSSIA UK -- Russian sanctions have redefined a local issue into a global issue. The Ukraine crisis has created an evolving conflict of a different kind. Russia’s retaliation to sanctions could be the beginning of a new global dichotomy of unpredictable dimensions. Voice of Russia: As the Ukraine crisis continues, many analysts believe the relationship between Russia and the United States has reached its most fractured since the Cold War. Many have warned of the danger of increasing political rhetoric escalating into a military conflict. Andrei P. Tsygankov from the departments of International Relations and Political Science at San Francisco State University has recently described Russia as having “an inferiority complex” while America possesses “a superiority complex.”