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A Different Global Governance: Taming the Excesses of Realpolitik

... each others’ expense. The result as game-theory would suggest is a “prisoner’s dilemma” pyramid that is built from the foundations of individual values to the level of international institutions. It turns out that the egoism in today’s world economy is multi-dimensional and multi-layered. Within countries the society appears to be more often than not atomized and individualistic, with individualism espoused as a virtue, and collectivism perceived as a threat to individual freedoms. At the ...


BRICS Should Avoid Becoming an anti-US Group

... Brazilians have a different situation with regards to the rule of law. And the South Africans have their own problems right now. It is problematic when it comes to legal harmonization. When it comes to harmonization around political idioms, along political economy, along economic inversions, it is much easier. Rather than going into too much of the negative aspects of BRICS, focus on what BRICS has been able to accomplish: the BRICS bank, providing loans based on different parameters as compared to the ...


RIAC at 5th Conference of Aspen Institute and Chatham House “Assessing risk: business in global disorder”

On March 8–9, 2019, Venice hosted the fifth annual international Conference “Assessing risk: business in global disorder.” organized by Aspen Institute, Italy, and the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House. On March 8–9, 2019, Venice hosted the fifth annual international Conference “Assessing risk: business in global disorder.” organized by Aspen Institute, Italy, and the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House. As in previous years, the conference participants...


Who Will Rebuild Syria: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

... leading Syrian businessman , known for his ruthlessness in conducting business. In fact, in 2013, Foz served a six month jail sentence for killing a Ukrainian/Egyptian businessman in Istanbul, Turkey. Foz is involved in multiple sectors of Syria’s economy, including brokering grain deals, and a stake in a regime-backed joint venture involved in the development of Marota City—a luxury residential and commercial development project. After several of Al-Assad’s former business allies found themselves ...


Can Italy's "Government of Change" Change All of Europe?

The EU will still have to rescue the Italian economy. However, Brussels is growing ever more reluctant to save Rome March 1 st marks nine months to the day since the new Italian "government of change" came to power. Few in Europe would have believed that Italy, one of the EU founding ...


Aggregation in Global Governance: Making Use of Short-Cuts

... TPP-11 or the discussions on the creation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) points to the rising scale of trade alliances. Such trans-continental linkages are also increasingly observed in the Global South segment of the world economy, with China and India actively exploring the possibilities of integration projects with regional blocks and individual countries in South America and Africa. The progression of economic integration to the stage of mega-regionalism may in part ...


Putin's Last Term: Taking the Long View

... the end of his term of office. #Putin has dominated the #Russian political scene since 1999. How will he deal with the economic and other problems that #Russia now faces, and what will he do when his term of office ends? The performance of the Russian economy in recent years has been mixed. Inflation has fallen, foreign reserves have risen and the ruble’s exchange rate is relatively stable; but growth has been anaemic and real disposable incomes have fallen. Putin has set ambitious economic targets ...


Russia-Japan Dialogue: The Sanctions Factor

The sanctions seriously devalue the idea of a compromise on the islands in exchange for investment and a new level of relations The invigoration of dialogue between Moscow and Tokyo has again raised the question of the prospects for concluding a peace treaty. Both countries see the intensification of trade and economic cooperation as one of the goals of their negotiations. Japan’s diplomacy implies by default that solving the so-called “territorial issue” will create new conditions for commercial...


The Global Integration Algorithm: Directing the Forces of Gravity

... (most notably within the Global South) that has become increasingly critical in the past decades for development and maintenance of macroeconomic stability. The attainment of a more coordinated framework in the relations between developed and developing economy integration platforms is unlikely to exhibit breakthroughs without more active steps on the part of the Global South towards forging South-South integration. For the developing world the two key integration tools in attaining greater connectivity ...


Russia – India Cooperation against the Background of Sanctions: Adverse Effects and New Opportunities

RIAC and Gateway House Policy Brief RIAC and Gateway House Policy Brief The U.S. and its European allies have steadily increased economic sanctions on Russia since first imposing them in March 2014. The stated purpose of sanctions is to punish Russia for its involvement in Ukraine, as well as its alleged cyber-meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections and its transfer of arms to Syria and alleged humanrights abuses, also in Syria. While the measures initially prohibited Westerners from doing business...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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