JACK F. MATLOCK JR. – “Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.â€ That sayingâ€”often misattributed to Euripidesâ€”comes to mind most mornings when I pick up The New York Times and read the latest â€œRussiagateâ€ headlines, which are frequently featured across two or three columns on the front page above the fold. This is an almost daily reminder of the hysteria that dominates our Congress and much of our media.
SHARON TENNISON – We Americans must take diplomacy into our own hands â€” as our citizens did in the 1980’s!
SHARON TENNISON – For the whole of 2016, we have been actively deliberating how best to use the Center for Citizen Initiatives’ 33-year experience in the US-Russia fieldâ€“â€“since Russia is increasingly being declared Americaâ€™s enemy #1â€“â€“which we totally reject. Weâ€™ve concluded that our successful programs of the â€™80s are precisely what is needed again in todayâ€™s baffling environment.