How to Negotiate With Putin on Anything
The former NATO supreme allied commander offers his advice to U.S. policymakers engaged in negotiations with their Russian counterparts. The author disagrees with the perception that Putin is unwilling to negotiate and offers six tips for better U.S.-Russian negotiations: begin by understanding the Russian worldview, accept the nature and level of Putin's power in Russia, prepare for a long and difficult negotiating process, stick to logic and avoid emotion in negotiations, allow the Russian counterparts time to think and to develop personal relationships.
Read the full article at Foreign Policy.
James Stavridis is a former NATO supreme allied commander and four-star Navy admiral.
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