Jacob Dreizin

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The author is a native Russian speaker and Washington, DC metro area resident with experience in the U.S. military, civil service, Congress, and the lobbying and contracting sectors.  He holds an MBA and a Masters in International Relations and has lived for at least one year in six different countries.

He has volunteered as a writer for Russia Insider since October 2015 and occasionally helps with RI translation work.

Previously, he contributed to the well-known American economics blog Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis.

He is an American patriot who wishes to see a Moscow-Washington rapprochement based on mutual respect and recognition of common interests.

All views/opinions expressed by Jacob Dreizin on Russia Insider are strictly and entirely his own.