Search: International Security,Islamic State (3 materials)

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... political and economic sanctions placed on Moscow for its annexation of Crimea and its political military interference in eastern Ukraine. In the struggle against violent extremism, the U.S., Europeans and Russia generally agree on the need to control the Islamic State. However, there has been a significant lack of coordination that has been further antagonizing relations. First, NATO-member Turkey shot down a Russian aircraft in November 2015 — an action that tested the NATO-Russia relationship, even ...

28.06.2017

Countering the threats from the Middle East

... Corporation of New York and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI). 1 . Our deliberations have also been informed by reports prepared by the four think tanks supporting the work of the Task Force, available at www.europeanleadershipnetwork.org. 2 . Acronym for Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Sham, also referred to as IS or Daesh. 3 . Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, OHCHR, 11 February 2016, http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/HRCouncil/ CoISyria/A-HRC-31-68....

04.05.2016

Afghanistan: New Mission, Old Problems

... servicemen from 42 countries ) launched in January 2015 and is aimed at training the Afghan army and police to counter terrorist attacks and maintaining order on their own. Brussels seems aware of the threats posed by Taliban and the self-declared ‘Islamic State’ (IS), as well as of the vulnerability and poor efficiency of Afghan security forces. NATO fears a repeat of the Iraq scenario, when after the eight-year-long military campaign, foreign forces had to reenter the country to help the ...

22.07.2015

Poll conducted

  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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