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Assessing the Trend of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

... factors driving the Indo-Pacific strategy forward are clearly stronger than the constraints After the U.S. has put forward its Asia-Pacific strategy in 2017, many commentators believed that the concept was artificial and lacking in political foundation,... ... the extent of this remains uncertain. Zhao Huasheng, Andrey Kortunov: The Coming Bipolarity and Its Implications: Views from China and Russia At the same time, the relations between the four countries with China are in decline, and there is no possibility ...


China’s Economic Diplomacy Amid Multipolar Disorder

Experience shows that one can and should negotiate with China, no matter how harsh the talks might seem More often than not, China is billed as the driver of post-pandemic global growth and recovery. This claim is not entirely groundless. In addition to combating the pandemic quite successfully, China demonstrated ...


Waterworld: Moscow Betting on the South China Sea

Keeping a low profile does not necessarily mean indifference Troubled waters in South China Sea The waters of the South China Sea are troubled. The latest weeks have not been that quiet in that geopolitical area. On the one side, the Spratly Islands continue to be under the spotlight , as Chinese vessels have been detected by the Philippines ...


Experts Discuss the Near Future of the Asia Pacific Region

... upcoming year. They also highlighted chances and challenges for Russian foreign policy in the region. Ivan Timofeev , RIAC Director of Programs, spoke about the role of sanctions in contemporary world, particularly stressing the increasingly acute U.S.–China rivalry. He noted that although the COVID-19 might have been expected to unite the nations, it only exacerbated the divide between them. Despite the UN calls for at least partial lifting of sanctions amidst the pandemic, they remained in place with ...


Australia and New Zealand as Asia-Pacific International Actors

... by the leadership of the NZ [ 3 ] to balance between China and the United States, which began to appear after the outbreak of certain conflicts with Beijing (conflict with «Huawei» over the construction of 5G towers and drop in tourist flow from China). With regard to economic relations with other Asia-Pacific countries, New Zealand prefers to be guided by the principle of bilaterality, regularly updating previous economic arrangements in the format of 1-on-1 meetings. It is difficult to call these relations strategic; rather, they are special ...


How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

Interview with Peter Tesch, Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation What are the features of Australia’s approach to the conception of Indo-Pacific? What perspectives does Australia see for the Quad? Is China mainly a partner or a competitor to Australia? What place should Russia take in world politics? His Excellency Mr Peter Tesch , Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation, shares his thoughts on these and other issues. Anton Tsvetov: Australia,...


The Diplomatic Disaster that Was APEC Port Moresby

... that discredited and now moribund Cold War relic, SEATO. The focus would be on economic cooperation under a free market framework, but not aggressively so. APEC would be open to all. It was understood that it was desirable to try to bring ASEAN and China and Russia on board as important Asia-Pacific seaboard country members. All this required a subtle and sensitive Australian diplomacy, which in those years Australia had the the skills and political maturity to practice. None of this was in evidence at the diplomatic debacle just ended ...


Russia and Multilateral Diplomacy in East Asia

... offend anyone be uncontroversial and only then to be effective or even meaningful. What is more, the major powers support the ASEAN centrality because they know that ASEAN is in no condition to enforce any decision. This means that the United States and China can act pretty much as they please without feeling any kind of restrictions on the part of the regional community. None of this means, however, that the numerous dialogue mechanisms that exist in the Asia-Pacific region are purely imitative and decorative in nature. They perform an important function – namely, socialization and the creation of an information flow among states. This mutual awareness of each other’s intentions, interests and positions ...


RIAC at 7th World Peace Forum

On June 14–15, 2018, Beijing hosted a regular 7th World Peace Forum, one of the most representative and authoritative events on the international security issues and strategic stability in the Asia-Pacific region. The Forum is traditionally organized by Tsinghua University and Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA). On June 14–15, 2018, Beijing hosted a regular 7th World Peace Forum, one of the most representative and authoritative ...


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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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