June 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –
US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has developed a plan of action which consists of three points on the development of relations with Russia.
The strategy is aimed at establishing a constructive working relationship with the president of Russia on a range of issues.
The first is to give Russia an understanding that aggression against the United States is doomed to failure and it is counterproductive for both states. It is noted that the United States will take action, should Russia take any steps against US interests, such as sending weapons to the Taliban in Afghanistan or prosecution of US diplomats in Moscow. (Apparently these standards do not apply to themselves?)
The second point concerns increased cooperation in matters of strategic importance, including Syria, North Korea’s nuclear program, as well as cyber security and cyber espionage.
On the issue of Syria, the Secretary of State intends to achieve better coordination with Russia in the US’ alleged fight against ISIS. (Just do it already!) Tillerson would also like to see trade relations between Russia and North Korea reduce.
The third item concerns strategic stability in relations with Russia, which includes a number of long-term mutual geopolitical goals.
Ed: Well, that was underwhelming. Anyone of us could do the job given the standard.