The Russian President holds out an olive branch to the West, politicians should accept his offer, and journalist Bryan McDonald.
Moscow offers interaction, but Washington is too stubborn to change their own course, although, Perhaps, aware of, because sooner or later you will have to do, the journalist said.
in his vision, before Barack Obama has a problem. When he assumed the office of President of the United States almost 7 years ago, States were just beginning to take steps to preserve a unipolar world. Now the situation has changed. About this is evidenced by China's rapid growth, the revival of Russia from the ashes of the USSR, as well as the negative effects of the costly wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
"Vladimir Putin knows this, and Barack Obama. But the latter cannot put up with to be remembered as the President who ruined American superiority.
for the last 2. 5 years on the background of the conflict in Ukraine and unrest in the middle East, the leaders of several countries spoke to each other through the media and only once had a brief bilateral meeting.
According to the columnist, the President of the United States is to swallow its pride and make contact with the Russian leader, to cross the divides.
"Putin opened the way to detente in Russian-American relations. Does Obama have the courage to accept it?", - asks MacDonald.