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A new dawn in Russia-U.S. relations?

Strobe Talbott, Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State (1994 – 2001) and President of the Brookings Institution

1946 - Born in Dayton, Ohio
1968 - Graduates, Yale University
1971 - Receives Master’s Degree, Oxford University
1971 - Eastern Europe correspondent, Time Magazine
1974 - State Department correspondent
1975 - White House correspondent during Ford Administration
1977 - Diplomatic correspondent, Time Magazine
1984 - Washington bureau chief, Time Magazine
1989 - Editor-at-large and foreign affairs columnist, Time Magazine
1993 - Ambassador-at-large and Special Advisor to Secretary of State on New Independent States
1994 - Deputy Secretary of State
2001 - Director, Yale Centre for the Study of Globalisation, Yale University
2002 - President, Brookings Institution

‘Spotlight’ discusses the state of relations between Russia and the U.S. Are these countries on a collision course or is there is still common ground for co-operation? Could the new leadership in Moscow, and impending change Washington, ease the tension? To answer these questions, our guest today is the former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott.