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New European Mythology for Ukraine

Assessing the prospects and context of Ukraine’s EU drive Ukraine first embraced the European path during the 2004 revolution. Institutionally, this path implies the country’s aspiration to join the EU and NATO. The recent amendments to the Ukrainian constitution legitimise this drive. This very fact suggests that Ukraine is committed ...

13.03.2019

The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

... Control Andrey Kortunov: The Domino Effect: America’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty and Its Ramifications Few of us remember how negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme began. In October 2003, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Dominique de Villepin and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Joschka Fischer approached President of Iran Mohammad Khatami in an attempt to persuade him to comply with IAEA requirements and also to provide ...

05.02.2019

RIAC at the Session of International Initiative Middle East Dialogue

... Institute. The Middle East Dialogue brings together a group of reputable experts, public figures and former politicians from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Turkey, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, as well as from the United States, Europe, Russia, and China. The meeting discussed the latest events in the Middle East, the possibilities of using CSCE/OSCE experience to create a new security system in the Middle East region, the prospects for preparing the Middle East equivalent of ...

25.12.2018

RIAC at Forum for European and Mediterranean Think Tanks

On November 21–22, 2018, Rome hosted a forum for European and Mediterranean think tanks (Euro-Med Think Tank Forum) organized under the auspices of Italian MFA and Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) in cooperation with TTCSP. On November 21–22, 2018, Rome hosted a forum ...

24.11.2018

Is This the End of Nuclear Arms Control?

... decision to pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty , the nuclear arms control architecture between the US and Russia now faces its most severe crisis since the 1980s, and risks collapsing altogether. Although the UK and other European states are not direct participants in US–Russia treaties, the end of arms control could have especially severe implications for European security. The immediate and understandable trigger for the US decision is that Russia has tested, and is ...

12.11.2018

The United States, Russia, and Europe in 2018

... Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. Their meeting, convened by CSIS and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), aimed to discuss four topics central to U.S.-Russian relations: the conflict in Ukraine, the future of the European security order, the war in Syria, and the question of interference in other states’ political processes. The attendees participated not as representatives of their countries or governments but rather as experts working collaboratively to define ...

12.11.2018

Sleepwalking Toward Nuclear War

In Paris, 100 years after the guns across Europe fell silent, leaders can begin taking important steps to ensure a new and devastating war will not happen today This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, one of the world’s most horrific conflicts. One of the ...

10.11.2018

A European Response to US Withdrawal from the INF Treaty

ELN Group Statement Ahead of the meeting of President Putin and President Trump in Paris on November 11th 2018, 79 European political, diplomatic and military leadership figures are appealing to both Russia and the US not to take unilateral action that would jeopardise the future of the INF without further efforts, such a move would likely trigger an arms race and ...

09.11.2018
 

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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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