Member of the Committee on International Affairs Sergey Zheleznyak:
“The statement of Hillary Clinton about refusal to participate in the next presidential election looks logical given the results of her previous election campaign. But throwing off the interests of Mrs. Clinton and the forces that she represents would be naive.
The entire presidential election campaign in the United States has become the litmus paper of the depth of domestic political differences in American society. Such a dirty political game that was unleashed by the supporters of Clinton and Trump, perhaps, even America had not previously known. And the fact that this struggle for power in the United States continues to this day with the use of all possible methods of black political PR says that there is no public consensus. It is these internal contradictions that are the cause of Washington’s unstable and illogical foreign policy. The head of the White House is constantly trying to blame for weakness, and Mr. Trump is trying to compensate for the internal situation by playing a strong politician in the international arena, but not by maintaining balance and security, but by methods of pressure, blackmail and refusal of collective responsibility for global issues. This applies, among other things, to the situation around the INF Treaty, which the USA themselves have violated, and now they are demanding its preservation from our country.
It is difficult now to predict who will be the key candidate in the future US presidential election, but America clearly needs a leader who can build a domestic political balance and will be able to talk with international partners from a position of a responsible state, intending to preserve peace and equitable sustainable development for all countries. Although, for the United States it is rather a fantastic scenario.”