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Support for Crisis Management Dialogue and Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region

Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Today, the United States, NATO, and Russia continue to severely curtail dialogue on crisis management in the Euro-Atlantic region, depriving ourselves of an essential tool to prevent an incident from turning into unimaginable catastrophe. The lack of effective and reliable crisis ...


Presentation of RIAC and ELN Report “Towards a More Stable NATO — Russia Relationship” Held in London

On February 11, 2019, the presentation of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and European Leadership Network (ELN) joint report “Towards a More Stable NATO — Russia Relationship” was held in London. On February 11, 2019, the presentation of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and European Leadership Network (ELN) joint report “ Towards a More Stable NATO — Russia Relationship ” ...


Towards a More Stable NATO — Russia Relationship

Based on discussions with experts, officials and military figures in Moscow, European capitals and NATO Headquarters, this report identifies practical steps to stabilise the Russia-NATO confrontation The NATO-Russia confrontation is likely to last for years. It is therefore in the interests of both parties to make relations more stable and less costly....


The Collapse of the INF Treaty as a Motivation?

... compatibility with the accompanying transporter-loader vehicle; however, the missile’s increased accuracy and power (and possibly its enhanced capability to overcome enemy missile defences) was clearly considered to be very valuable. Unfortunately, the key NATO and EU member nations ignored the presentation, and not necessarily of their own volition [ 2 ]. The United States, for its part, continues to express concerns about the 9M729 cruise missile breaching the INF Treaty, demanding the destruction of ...


Political Landscape of Europe. The Spectre of Geopolitical Solitude

... effect run counter to the official policy of Washington and some of its allies towards Russia. However,Helsinki, and especially Stockholm have become a weak link in European neutrality. The sustained efforts of the USA to draw Finland and Sweden into NATO, if not de jure, then de facto, are by no means accidental. The next step in this direction was the signing on 8 May in Washington of a trilateral declaration on expanding military cooperation between the United States, Sweden and Finland. Prior ...


Back to “Normalcy”

... the effect that the Ukrainian and Syrian crises would produce a negative effect on other regions, including the Arctic, where various powers would step up their struggle for control over natural resources, and that the military confrontation between NATO and Russia would expand, did not come true either. The forecasts of China’s expansion in the Arctic under the slogan of developing the “Polar Silk Road” initiative, part of the larger “One Belt One Road,” also came to naught. Beijing was ...


Brave New World Without INF Treaty

... there ever was one) slipped away just like that. Instead, the United States intensified talks with its European allies, whose position was probably the main thing stopping Washington from abandoning the treaty. On December 4, following a meeting of the NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Brussels, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo presented an ultimatum to Russia , saying that the United States would pull out from the Treaty unless Moscow began complying with its provisions within the next 60 days....


Opportunities for Europe, Syria and Russia with New Approaches

... favorable opportunities for all the international community in geographic areas, where Russia is highly engaged. The Baltics Contrary to promises from President Reagan, the three Baltic countries, former members of the Soviet Union, became members of NATO, an alliance directed against Russia. And contrary to their official status as “neutral” countries, Sweden and Finland, have after the Cold War also become more or less NATO members de-facto. Should the three Baltic states and even Finland one ...


Russia and Ukraine: Four Scenarios for the Future

... itself. This does not mean that Ukraine will become a “failed state”: the West will continue to keep the Kiev authorities afloat, providing the necessary minimum of economic and technical cooperation. The questions of Ukraine joining the EU and NATO will, however, be regularly delayed to some ever more distant future, and major western investment will not come into Ukraine. Under such circumstances, confrontation with Russia will remain the crucial source of legitimacy for any potential Ukrainian ...


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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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