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Secretary of State Pompeo’s Middle-East Tour for Crucial Objectives

... trip in the Middle-East. The tour comes at a very critical moment and carries multiple objectives. On the surface, it is to convince the Arab World to recognize Israel. Another mission is to create alliances and support for the U.S. against Russia and China. The third and maybe more important is that the tour is part of Presidential-Campaign of Donald Trump for re-electing in the November elections. The Zionist struggle of the late 19th century led to the Balfour Declaration in 1917, by which Britain ...

Awan Zamir Ahmed
Опубликовано:
04.09.2020 14:00:38

US-Russian Cooperation for a Prosperous and Secure Indo-Pacific Region

... Russia should make an effort to prevent excessive escalation, given that the US now has a major stake in the Indo-Pacific formation and the growing anxiety between Washington and Beijing. While there are enhancing traditional strategic partnerships with China and India, Russo-Japanese relations demonstrate positive dynamic. The year of 2018 testified Russia's growing stake in multilateral diplomacy of East Asia. In 2019, at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, Russian leader ...

Железков Антон
Опубликовано:
08.08.2020 21:07:48

Indo-Chinese Conflict and the Eurasian Heartland

In Russia, be it Russian President Putin, be it former Soviet Prime minister Primakov and his advisor Dr. Kulikov (Russia-India-China model/RIC), be it Karaganov, be it even Dr. Kortunov (RIAC), or the Russian Orientalists, Eurasianism is quite en vogue and not only by its former avangardist Alexander Dugin. Especially Dr. Kortunov in his article "Heartland Reunion: Geopolitical ...

Ostner Ralf
Опубликовано:
16.07.2020 21:05:10

NATO and China: How to Respond to the New “Potential Threat“?

Already at NATO´s 70 years meeting in 2019, the transatlantic alliance due to Trump´s pressure for the first time declared that China was a „potential threat“. Now in June 2020, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has asked the defense alliance to prepare itself more effectively against threats from China. The country is investing heavily in nuclear weapons and long-range ...

Ostner Ralf
Опубликовано:
22.06.2020 20:52:20

Covid-19 Sports Diplomacy. Soft power vs. populism

Sports diplomacy existed long before Joseph Nye coined the term “soft power”. It was supposed to peacefully “co-opt” political actors rather than threaten or coerce them—which is, historically, how “hard power” works. But facing the Covid-19 pandemic, in existential terms, soft power gets left at the starting gate because the pandemic represents a threat greater than the threat of nuclear weapons, and mediating the Covid-19 threat it is not a series of polite conversations, but a merciless race against...

Эрманн Эрик
Опубликовано:
23.05.2020 01:09:05

How would Germany and Russia position themselves in the event of a Sino-American war?

... asked once, namely in an 8-page publication by the German Stiftung für Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)/ Science and Politics Foundation, but more than a short question and without any answers and only in the event of a limited conflict in the South China Sea, which would not escalate in a Sino-American war. At the beginning of the Corona crisis, Trump-USA and China are as global exceptions kickstarting their economies despite losses of human deaths in order to get in a pole and winning position ...

Ostner Ralf
Опубликовано:
29.04.2020 11:45:57

Corona between populism, conspiracy and the media

Everyone knew that at the beginning of the epidemic, China tried to keep everything confidential and not tell anyone what was happening. Now, after realizing the actual scale, they changed their behaviour. Today, Russia, America and the rest of the world do not reduce the severity of the virus. Authorities ...

Джасем Басель Хадж
Опубликовано:
02.04.2020 16:28:41

Negative effects for Russia of the US-China Phase-One-Deal

... non-residential research fellow, Skolkovo Institute for Emerging Market Studies, editor-in-chief, analytical media “Eurasian Studies”. Munich, 19 March 2020. Significant trade diversions expected After a 1.5-year trade dispute between the United States and China in which both have raised mutual import tariffs from 3.8 percent and 8.3 percent to 21 percent each, and as a result of which the US-Chinese merchandise trade has dropped by almost USD 90 billion, US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier ...

Кофнер Юрий
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19.03.2020 12:59:09

From the Eurasian Economic Union to the Greater Eurasian Partnership: The View of Chinese Scholars on Eurasian Integration

... possibly harm their sovereignty. Since the extent of integration within the EAEU is limited, the solution for Russia to develop the EAEU is to cooperate more with the external partners. Therefore, many scholars focus their study on the cooperation between China and the EAEU, which will be discussed in the part regarding the alignment of the EAEU and the BRI. From the “institutionalization” perspective, scholars try to outline the institutional setting of the EAEU. By comparing the institutional similarities ...

Fang Yunming
Опубликовано:
28.02.2020 14:39:59

After MSC: A New EU and an New Strategic NATO concept?

... ruthlessly fighting to maintain its global monopoly on power and the status of the only world order power. The EU-Europeans cling desperately to the idea of ​​the liberal order of values ​​under Western leadership, which is waning every year. China and Russia enjoy their power roles, but are still too weak to put their sole stamp on the new world order. The EU complains about the lack of multilateralism. But what does the EU mean by this: the sole power of the West? Russians and Chinese complain ...

Ostner Ralf
Опубликовано:
18.02.2020 13:34:59

70 years NATO – China for the first time as a „possible threat“

... from the Middle East, with the exception of Iran. Trump sees Russia as Macron not the main enemy of the Alliance, is also considering a detente with Putin-Russia, especially as he wants to prevent that in the Sino-American conflict Russia allies with China and for Africa, he sees especially the AFRICOM in Stuttgart responsible.Macron, some European countries and Trump would like to make a detente with Russia and also strengthen the European pillar inside NATO except Great Britain. But most European ...

Ostner Ralf
Опубликовано:
19.12.2019 15:11:41

War with China: TX Hammes, CSBA, RAND and CSIS–Thinking through the Unthinkable and rethinking Armaggedon

... both claim that no side wanted a sinoamerican war and that this event was unlikely.However, both sides and their strategists sometimes point out that misperceptions and miscalculations could trigger such a war. That Obama rebalances his Asian pivot and China at the same time claims territories in the South and East Chinese Sea and expands its spheres of influence in the Pacific steadily make crisis, conflicts and maybe even a war more likely.That this unlikely war seems to be perceived as not so unlikely ...

Ostner Ralf
Опубликовано:
05.11.2019 15:25:18

Karaganov and Russia´s new mission as supplier of international security

... manage Ukraine, Syria or Venezuela, support General Haftar,but more of this would erode its weak economic base. Therefore Karaganov´s main idea is mutual international nuclear deterenece and the balance of the relations between Russia , the USA and China in a way that a war should not be possible. That´s the most concrete idea he has and he also says that China is not and won´t become an ally and the USA is the strategic competitor. I think this multilateral deterrence is important as in my opinion ...

Ostner Ralf
Опубликовано:
25.10.2019 10:28:56

Russia in a Eurasian Triple Entente, with excerpts from Vadim Tsymbursky and Halford Mackinder

... long-term world views – a Eurasian Triple Entente. This is the final part of a three-part series on possible future re-industrialization of Russia, developing hi-tech and oil & gas business with India as a Eurasian balance, and bringing together Russia, China and India. The series begins with ‘Russian re-industrialization dangers’, a cautionary overview of Japanese re-industrialization and the problems that Japan underwent – from its meteoric rise to the top, to its equally precipitous fall since ...

Murlidhar Neel
Опубликовано:
02.10.2019 14:11:03

Bridges to India

... imports from pro-Pakistan Middle Eastern suppliers. This is the second part of a three-part series on possible future re-industrialization of Russia, developing hi-tech and oil & gas business with India as a Eurasian balance, and bringing together Russia, China and India. The series begins with ‘Russian re-industrialization dangers’, a cautionary overview of Japanese re-industrialization and the problems that Japan underwent – from its meteoric rise to the top, to its equally precipitous fall since ...

Murlidhar Neel
Опубликовано:
16.09.2019 13:14:19

Open-air Jail: China’s Suppression of Uighurs and the Lack of International Response

The use of re-education camps to suppress the ethnic Uighur community in Western China is an ongoing crisis that, if continued to be ignored by the international community, could result in the eradication of the Uighurs entirely. While the world community is absorbed in the deadly wars in Syria and Ukraine, an equally terrible tragedy ...

Гасанов Камран
Опубликовано:
19.08.2019 16:38:19

The Many Roadblocks of Russian-South Korean Economic Integration

Northeast Asia is comprised of 6 countries: Russia, China, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea), the Republic of Korea (South Korea), Japan, and the United States. For both experts and casual followers of international news alike, reading through the list of countries above brings ...

Heck Angela
Опубликовано:
29.07.2019 11:50:44

Does it worth Germany and France taking refuge into the arms of Russia and China?

Let’s begin with the assertion of veteran German diplomat Wolfgang Ischinger, The longer Donald Trump stays in office, the higher the risk that anti-American forces will gain the upper hand in Germany and push it into the arms of Russia and China, Wolfgang Ischinger said in an interview. The chairman of the Munich Security Conference and former ambassador to Washington was speaking to Reuters days before the publication of his book "World in Danger", in which he urges Germans not ...

Sohail Ajmal
Опубликовано:
23.07.2019 13:17:31

 

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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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