The conference aimed at initiating an essential discussion on the multi-disciplinary topic among the experts in security and promotion of development, as well as the experts in specific countries and regions coming from Russia, the countries of the Middle East, Western Europe, and North America. On December 14-15, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World». The conference was held by the international consortium...
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RIAC and International Crisis Group Hold a Seminar on Possible Security Architecture in the Middle East
On April 6, RIAC and International Crisis Group (ICG) held a joint workshop addressing issues of security and development in the Middle East and North Africa. The event was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Jost Hiltermann, Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa, ICG. The first session covered Middle Eastern actors’ stances in the regional conflicts, the ...
RIAC Working Paper #38/2017 This paper presents proposals on building a regional security system in West Asia and North Africa. The authors propose to use the term “West Asia” to facilitate new views and approaches on the existing problems and bring economic and geographical interaction to the forefront of the relations between the external and regional actors ...
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%)