О себеDr. Igor Delanoë holds a PhD in modern and contemporary history from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis in Nice (France). His primary areas of research interest concern Russian defense and security issues, Russian interests in the Mediterranean and in the Middle East, and the geopolitics of Russia and post-Soviet space. During his post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University (JFK School of Government and Ukrainian Research Institute), he expanded his field of study to include US interests and security issues in the wider Black Sea area.
He is a Research Affiliate at Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute and at the Center for International and European Studies, Kadir Has University (Istanbul).
PhD Dissertation: ‘The Russian Black Sea Fleet from Catherin the Great to Vladimir Putin: a Tool at the Service of Russian Ambitions in the Mediterranean (1783-2012)’.
This blog tackles issues driving security and geopolitics of the wider Black Sea region.
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%)