Kirill Kudryatsev / REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin enters a hall to meet with members of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, October 2017. 

How Big a Challenge Is Russia?

We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces dealing with the geopolitical challenge Russia poses to the United States. To complement these articles, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, we approached dozens of authorities with deep specialized expertise relevant to the question at hand, together with a few leading generalists in the field. Participants were asked to state whether they agreed or disagreed with a proposition and to rate their confidence level in their opinion; the answers from those who responded are below:

Debate Statement

Russia is the United States' greatest geopolitical challenge.

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