Please do not again respond with empty and irrelevant facts....And which of those nations and/or their heads of state were at the time of the meetings were rivals rather than allies, and as rivals clearly posed an existential threat to the United States? Why Russia Cannot Become Our Friend: Memo to President Trump https://www.economist.com/news/lead...ins-deadly-dysfunctional-empire-threat-russia When did Russia become the enemy again? Is Russia America's Enemy? | RealClearWorld U.S. Collective Defense Arrangements Official U.S. stance regarding the nations noted below: Jordan Kuwait Afghanistan Iraq Contrast what you find at the above links with this: 200 Years of U.S.-Russia Relations. Quite simply there is no positive forward-looking tone to be found there.