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Punishing Putin is no way to reset US-Russia ties

After a history of failed resets, the incoming Biden administration is in no mood for more

ST ILLUSTRATION: MANNY FRANCISCO

Russia "is the biggest threat to America right now, in terms of breaking up our security and our alliances".

Amid all the noise and controversy generated by the latest US presidential election, few seem to have noticed these words by Mr Joe Biden, days before he won the contest.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 17, 2020, with the headline 'Punishing Putin is no way to reset US-Russia ties'. Subscribe