Former U.S. Department official against isolation of Russia


Richard Nathan Haass, former Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. Department of State in the first George W. Bush administration, and currently President of the New York based think tank Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the Russia-Georgia standoff in a debate on Fareed Zakaria’s CNN show.

Haass argues that the best way to deal with Russia isn’t to attempt to isolate it, but to encourage it to join the World Trade Organization and play a more robust role in the G8.

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