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From Cold War to Hot Peace An American Ambassador in Putin’s RussiaIn 2008 when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign he had no idea that he would find himself at the beating heart of one of today's most contentious and conseuential international relationships As President Barack Obama's adviser on Russian affairs McFaul helped craft the United States' policy known as reset that fostered new and unprecedented collaboration between the two countries And then as US ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014 he had a front row seat when this fleeting hopeful moment crumbled with Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency This riveting inside account combines history and memoir to tell the full story of US Russia relations from the fall of the Soviet Union to the new rise of the hostile paranoid Russian president From the first days of McFaul's ambassadorship the Kremlin actively sought to discredit and undermine him hassling him with tactics that included dispatching protesters to his front gates slandering him on state media and tightly surveilling him his staff and his family From Cold War to Hot Peace is an essential account of the most conseuential global confrontation of our time This is an excellent account of the events in the US Russia relationship written by one of the principal actors in that relationship McFaul stepped out of a long academic career as a Russia expert to work for Obama’s campaign and the White House as a Russia advisor before becoming the US ambassador to RussiaThe book is a reminder that seven years ago the US enjoyed good and productive relations with Russia under Medvedev McFaul is able to walk the reader through the long series of events that took us from that relationship to the contentious and difficult one we have nowThe book is also a fascinating inside look at how foreign policy is made and how an ambassador does his job

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In 2008 when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign he had no idea that he would find himself at the beating heart of one of today's most contentious and conseuential international relationships As President Barack Obama's adviser on Russian affairs McFaul helped craft the United States' policy known as reset that fostered new and unprecedented collaboration between the two countries And then as US ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014 he had a front row seat when this fleeting hopeful moment crumbled with Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency This riveting inside account combines history and memoir to tell the full story of US Russia relations from the fall of the Soviet Union to the new rise of the hostile paranoid Russian president From the first days of McFaul's ambassadorship the Kremlin actively sought to discredit and undermine him hassling him with tactics that included dispatching protesters to his front gates slandering him on state media and tightly surveilling him his staff and his family From Cold War to Hot Peace is an essential account of the most conseuential global confrontation of our time Fascinating look at Russia US relations

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Download From Cold War to Hot Peace Book ä An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia Ö ❆ [KINDLE] ✿ From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia By Join or create book clubs ➟ – Eyltransferservices.co.uk In 2008 when Michael McFaul was askedIn 2008 when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign he had no idea that he would find himself at the beating heart of one of today's most contentious and conseuential international relationships As President Barack Obama's adviser on Russian affairs McFaul helped craft the United States' policy known as reset that fostered new and unprecedented collaboration between the two countries And then as US ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014 he had a front row seat when this fleeting hopeful moment crumbled with Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency This riveting inside account combines history and memoir to tell the full story of US Russia relations from the fall of the Soviet Union to the new rise of the hostile paranoid Russian president From the first days of McFaul's ambassadorship the Kremlin actively sought to discredit and undermine him hassling him with tactics that included dispatching protesters to his front gates slandering him on state media and tightly surveilling him his staff and his family From Cold War to Hot Peace is an essential account of the most conseuential global confrontation of our time A fairly pedestrian and self justifying account of the author’s time at the heart of American foreign policy and his time as ambassador to Russia How ever if you want to understand the delusional thinking behind the sorry mess which constitutes American foreign policy read this book