Romano Prodi
Can the civilized world civilize Russia?

Today's question: Russia is in the G-8 but not the World Trade Organization. Should membership in those bodies be contingent on Russia's behavior? Or is bringing Russia into those bodies the way to improve Moscow's behavior? Previously, Meier and Moynihan discussed NATO's eastward expansion and the extent to which Russia wants to exert control over former Soviet republics. How to dampen Putin's thuggery Point: Andrew Meier Michael, since everyone in L.A. and Washington seemed to be watching the Dodgers or Hillary Clinton last night, let's try a first-pitch swing today: Should we keep the Russians in the G-8 and bring them into the World Trade Organization?...