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Nardelli #1 Jim Nardelli POL 271F 11/19/07 Article Review #1 Simes, Dimitri K. "Losing Russia." Foreign Affairs  (2007). 10 Nov. 2007  <http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20071101faessay86603/dimitri-k- simes/losing-russia.html>. In his recent article entitled “Losing Russia” for Foreign Affairs , Dimitri  Simes addresses the growing tension between the United States and Russia.  He warns of the consequences that could arise from the rapid deterioration of  U.S.-Russian relations. As he puts it, “The rhetoric on both sides is heating up,  security agreements are in jeopardy, and Washington and Moscow increasingly  look at each other through the old Cold War prism.”  Misguided and arrogant U.S.  policies since the end of the Cold War have fueled resentment in Russia, and  Vladimir Putin's increasing defiance is inflaming the West. Simes also points out  that not all is lost, that Washington and Moscow need not be adversaries.  However, if Washington wants a chance at rebuilding its relationship, it will need  major changes in its policy-making decisions, and quickly. Immediately after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia was struggling 
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