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February 21, 2018

The Chinese "Year of the Dog" has just started and western media assets, including The Economist, are suggesting that Beijing is becoming the “big dog”in Latin America.China is making multi-billion dollar long term food and energy security…

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February 15, 2018

Here you can find the text of the statement of the Secretary General of Pugwash about the Statement on the United States 2018 Nuclear Posture Review On February 2, 2018, the Pentagon released the new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), stating that it rests…

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February 12, 2018

During the early 70s and late 80s Afghanistan was the center-piece of the foreign policy objective of Moscow, Washington and Beijing. They used Afghanistan as a Grand-chess-board and established three strategic triangles in the country. Each tried to…

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February 12, 2018

Engineered Globalization vs. globalization processes Despite the market-based features of all global interactions, global processes remain subject to an institutional scrutiny that oversees the management of policies under a fixed range of qualitative…

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February 12, 2018

The significance of the upcoming run-off of the presidential election in Czech Republic is largely underestimated in Washington. But its prevalent view of it as a not too significant event in a small European country is dead wrong. Contenders include the…

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February 8, 2018

Secession is a “much contested concept.”[1] Its definition depends, on the one hand, by the field of research in which it has been analysed: there are defining attempts under, for instance, the juridical, philosophical and political point of view. On…

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February 6, 2018


Flickr / Y NakanishiAs the world ushers in the Year of Dog according the ancient Chinese Lunar calender, it would be appropriate to review what its predecessor, the Year of Rooster had in store for the relations of China 's two neighbouring giants -…

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February 6, 2018

Collapse of the USSR was to have become a starlet hour for Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia´s “island” in the “heart” of Europe. Domestic and foreign commentators — excited with seeming end of the Cold War and the East-West confrontation — rushed into calling…

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February 6, 2018

Russian-Swedish conference ,,The key questions of nuclear deterrence and control over nuclear weapons,, was started in Stockholm on the 5th February, 2018. The key questions are: the common questions of Russian-Western relations in the sphere of the…

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February 6, 2018

“Narratives of Change: Cooperation and Partnerships among Communities in the MENA Region”sought to reinforce the message that young people should not be constrained by the existing beliefs and political orientations of the older generation. Asking how it…

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February 5, 2018

There has been a visible improvement in Pakistan-Russia relations. Both countries are interacting at the political, economic and military level with a commitment to take this relationship forward, which was also highlighted at a recent meeting in…

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February 5, 2018

Two important commentaries have appeared recently that reflect on how Russia should deal with the United States of America (USA). The first, “Russian Approaches to the United States: Algorithm Change Is Overdue,” by Andrey Kortunov, Director…

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