Search: Arms,Russia (16 materials)

 

The Importance of Ending the Arms Embargo: What Is Iran's Plan?

... allies' position in the region. Ruslan Mamedov: Russia’s Position on the US–Iran Confrontation. Watching from the Sidelines Naturally, Iran needs international political and arms support to achieve these goals and thwart US efforts to extend the arms embargo. Russia and China are two powers that Iran is counting on, and it will not be easy for the US to take on these two countries together with Iran. Meanwhile, for various reasons, Russia can be more helpful for Iran than any other country. Firstly, politically,...

16.07.2020

Trading the Iron Curtain for Iron Shackles: Russian and the U.S. National Security Strategies

... otherwise taken focus from an informative debriefing of the Russian Federation’s main defense hierarchy. Additionally, there is a discussion concerning the core military capabilities possessed by the current Russian state. The report takes care to mention Russian involvement in multilateral arms reduction treaties, somewhat contradicting the accusatory tone that followed the statement criticizing Russia’s refusal to adhere to “no-first-strike” agreements earlier in the report. The Russia-U.S. “New START” (New Strategic Arms Reduction ...

17.07.2017

The Iskanders in Armenia: Restoration of a Balance or a New Round of the Arms Race?

... case. president.am Sergey Markedonov: Vladimir Putin Meets with Serzh Sargsyan: Moscow Supports a Compromise After the April events even Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan, known for his cautiousness in public pronouncements, raised the issue of the Russian arms supplies at a meeting with Russia’s PM Dmitry Medvedev. No matter when exactly the Iskanders arrived to Armenia, the fact that Yerevan has them at all helps maintain a balance between the two sides of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Recent years ...

05.12.2016

Is Korean War Possible?

... Russian government’s response in case of a second Korean war is unclear. Currently, a series of agreements in terms of the military have been signed, yet the military cooperation agreement of December 10, 2014 remains merely a drafted project. The Russian government’s response in case of a second Korean war is unclear. China : today, China is North Korea’s most certain ally. 4 Chinese armies (3 combined-arms armies and 1 tank army) totaling about 250,000 soldiers are deployed in the border region ready to come to North Korea’s aid. Beijing is not at all happy at the prospect of finding at its borders a powerful united Korea and THAAD systems capable ...

22.07.2016

Can US-Vietnam Reconciliation Hurt Russia's Ties with Hanoi?

... China back, leaving Beijing reluctant to threaten its ties with Moscow. At least this was true when the U.S. arms embargo was in place. So will this change? Not immediately, that is for sure. Arms procurement strategies do not change overnight, and with Russia’s dominant position on the Vietnamese arms market, it is likely to remain the leader over the coming decade. The U.S. may occupy certain niches, especially high-tech, like maritime surveillance, or perhaps coast guard ships and transport airplanes. But Russia will remain the key seller of ...

27.05.2016

The Four-Day War: the Status Quo Has Become Dangerously Explosive

... devaluations of the Azerbaijani currency in 2015. The Russian-Turkish crisis and the ongoing tension in the relations between Russia and the West had also formed a tense geopolitical background for the South Caucasus region and created favorable conditions ... ... from Yerevan The Azerbaijani army continues to face serious command and control problems when coordinating actions of combined arms, tank, missile and artillery units. I It can be assumed that Baku arrived at the political decision to launch a large-scale ...

10.05.2016

Battle for the Andes

... more, the economic dependence of Latin American countries on China, which will only continue to grow in the coming years, will have a noticeable impact. By providing loans to poorer countries, China opens up new niches for itself on the Latin American arms markets. Russia is trying to make greater use of offsetting transactions and looks for opportunities to finance projects that are of interest to the countries in the region. However, these efforts have not always proved successful. In addition to this, non-economic ...

09.07.2015

Back to Lafayette

... number of years now. Not only is it a consequence of the conflict in Ukraine that has brought about increased tensions between Russia and NATO, it also contains profound changes to the military and political situation in Europe and the world. It is reflected ... ..., which have been relocated from U.S. airbases to the United Kingdom. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/Pixstream Vadim Trukhachev: A New Arms Race in Eastern and Northern Europe However, a more objective analysis of U.S. and NATO military policy as a whole would ...

18.06.2015

Brazilian League for a Bear and a Panda

Russia and China in the Brazilian Arms Market In recent years, Latin American countries have drastically altered their military doctrines, most of them now willing to significantly diversify their military hardware suppliers and drop their absolute dependence on the United States and ...

13.04.2015
 

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