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Singapore Should Play Significant Role in Russia’s Indo-Pacific Policy

Russia is in the process of updating its Foreign Policy Concept. The most recent one was published in 2016, but so much has changed across the world since then, especially with the New Cold War between China and the U.S., as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. At present, Moscow doesn’t have an official Indo-Pacific policy, even though this region is fast becoming the most important in the world, particularly in the context of what the U.S. refers to as “great power competition”. It ...

04.10.2021 16:53:35

Post COVID-19 Strategic South Asia

COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on the entire spectrum of life. India and Pakistan are both affected by the coronavirus but will recover eventually. When the pandemic subdues, the strategic issues of contention between India and Pakistan ...

15.09.2021 17:05:25

What’s on the Agenda for Prime Minister Modi’s Trip to America?

... Australia and Japan during their first-ever in-person summit. He will then address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). His trip takes place against the background of the ever more intensifying New Cold War between China and the U.S., the continued COVID-19 pandemic and the West’s withdrawal from Afghanistan following the terrorist-designated Taliban’s takeover of the country. All of these will figure prominently on his agenda. This analysis will begin by explaining India’s interests in those ...

15.09.2021 13:05:37

The IX Moscow Conference on International Security

... Conference on International Security was held in Moscow, Russia. High-level delegations from more than eighty countries attended it. The agenda of the conference included the most urgent problems and trends in the field on international military policy, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, security cooperation, and building consensus on the future course of actions and strategies to overcome the international threats, instabilities and hegemonies. A wide range of issues were discussed in-depth, and participants ...

21.07.2021 15:11:01

Extending the Russia-China Friendship Treaty: To What Extent Will Isolation and Great Power Rivalry Push China and Russia Closer Together

... foreign nationals. China’s aggressive trade practices and intellectual property theft, its activities in the Xinjiang region against Uighur Muslims, and the crackdown on democratic freedoms in Hong Kong, as well as, most recently, its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic have also contributed to this isolation. Besides, China has been the subject of economic uncoupling efforts by the previous American administration and its successor as the United States hopes to halt the rapid rise of China as an economic ...

15.07.2021 19:23:12

Dynamics of Vaccine Diplomacy

Diplomacy is one of the powerful nonviolent instruments of a country’s foreign policy. It is used to strengthen the state by promoting its interests in relation to other countries. Often, it is the failure of diplomacy that leads to war. Yet, even during times of conflict, diplomacy is crucial to the cessation of hostilities. Since it is principally nonviolent, diplomacy depends on words rather than weapons. And for words to shape international relations, the state exerting diplomacy needs to have...

13.07.2021 12:55:50

Sputnik V in the International Arena

Over a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic in March 2020, the disease is far from under control. Although global case rates on the whole have declined, 15 countries remain near or at the peak of their infection curve. Even countries well below their peak daily infection ...

29.06.2021 14:28:20

What Is Holding Back the Northern Sea Route?

... to 80 million tons by the year 2024. In the year 2020, only 26 ships managed to transit the entirety of the NSR carrying 26 million tons of cargo. This disappointing number can partially be attributed to the global economic slowdown inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but it signals that Russia’s grand ambitions for the NSR are far from being fully realized. What are the factors that are keeping Russia from making its NSR dreams a reality? Are the barriers to development that are currently in place ...

28.06.2021 15:11:31

Confusing Order in Order to Order

Introduction There is currently a great deal of speculation, some of it emotional and dramatic, by all manner of political theorists and international relations pundits about ‘world disorder’, and a concomitant attempt to set up a world government, or at least to control as much as possible. Some even think that the next world war is being prepared, in order to achieve this, just as the Great War led to the League of Nations, and the next one to the United Nations. Many opine that the current Covid...

08.12.2020 18:18:34

What about the WHO?

The multi-theoretical analysis of the WHO’s creation, evolution, design, decision making process, modus operandi of institutional interactions, is evaluated in the context of the current Coronavirus epidemic. To what extent has the WHO been successful in finding solutions to eradicating the virus and to what degree has the WHO facilitated the states’ ability to deal with this crisis are the two main questions addressed in this section. The epidemic has created particular conditions for cooperation...

24.08.2020 15:57:44

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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