Search: Asia-Pacific,USA,China (28 materials)

 

Is Europe (not) helping the US in its battle for Asia?

... symptomatic that analysts decided to begin with a potential East Asian crisis, which suggests that the issue of “rising China” is becoming an increasingly higher priority on Atlantic strategists’ agenda, dwarfing the threats in the Russian ... ... mentally prepare for such a choice, which would be inevitable [1] . Will NATO pass the China test? Salvatore Babones: The Asia-Pacific: More Stable than Anyone Thinks Will Europeans show their solidarity with Washington in case of a possible US–China ...

25.04.2016

Ilya Kravchenko: Asia-Pacific – a special region for US foreign policy

... judging by the text of the document, we can draw the conclusion on the priority of Asia-Pacific for the White House in building its foreign policy. Definitely, each... ... than to any other regions. Not so long ago, the American President represented the USA at summit of the countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)... ... assurance of the regional security are emphasized. It means the confrontation between China and other countries in the region. One should remember about a huge economic potential...

18.03.2016

China–United States: A Framework for Rapprochement

... Chinese–U.S. relations. The framework document on a dialogue mechanism for military exchanges and cooperation between the armies of China and the United States was signed by Major General Tang Ning (Deputy Chief of Combat Training in the General Staff of the ... ... exercises for engineering troops and participation in humanitarian aid programmes. Reuters / Pixstream Salvatore Babones: The Asia-Pacific: More Stable than Anyone Thinks They are hardly ground-breaking – they do allow for broader military cooperation ...

17.06.2015

Correcting Mistakes

... for criticism, for example over the absence of the roles and indication of specific areas and potential enemies (hinting of China), as well as the linkage of goals and ways to attain them with resources and tools, i.e. naval construction programs. This ... ... increased from 97 in 2014 to 120 by 2020. The document clearly outlines key operative areas and their hierarchy, with the Indo-Asia-Pacific region acquiring paramount significance. In contrast to the 2007 paper, the text mentions China and its "naval ...

25.03.2015

The Asia-Pacific: More Stable than Anyone Thinks

No one supports a Chinese challenge to American power in the region, not even Russia Political pundits routinely identify the Asia-Pacific region as a potential flashpoint for a future war between the great powers. Yes, China is rising, Japan is rearming, and the United States has announced a "pivot" to Asia. But the real risk of a great power war in the Asia-Pacific is very low. When conflict scenarios are analyzed one by one, it becomes clear that no country ...

24.03.2015

Japan-US-China Triangle and Security in East Asia: a Triangle or an Axis?

The struggle for offshore resources has intensified in East Asia, and Japan-China tensions seem of particular concern. Due to its alliance treaty with Japan, the United States is also involved in the conflict.... ... national interest. The lively discussion at the last APEC session in Indonesia of the idea to create a Free Trade Area for the Asia-Pacific Region (FTAAPR) in November 2014 contrasted with the failed attempt to sign a final agreement on the TPP in Singapore ...

13.02.2015

Russian-Vietnamese Strategic Partnership: between the United States and China

... Moscow's official documents and statements consider Hanoi a key Asian partner, the reality of the bilateral relationship after the breakup of the USSR has actually been inertia, thereby opening opportunities for the U.S.A. and the People's Republic of China (PRC) to gain a strong foothold in Vietnam. With Russia once again intent on achieving a meaningful presence in Asia-Pacific, it appears appropriate to analyze the role of a strategic partnership with Vietnam within Russia’s regional strategy and a rapprochement as such in relation to Chinese and American interests. Strategic Partnership: Fact or Fiction ...

24.11.2014

Abe’s Search for Security

... Japan’s security and defense policies remain somewhat obscure. While many attribute these changes solely to the rise of China, others point to Japan’s potential hegemonic ambitions and S. Abe’s alleged nationalism as key factors conditioning ... ... and bring the rationale behind S. Abe’s new policies to light. Given the immense role the US-Japan alliance plays in the Asia-Pacific, the potential contents and implications of the forthcoming revision of the US-Japan Guidelines for Defense Cooperation ...

20.06.2014

Asia Pacific Security Developments: A Regional Perspective

... Asia Pacific region is today a key focal point for the world’s three political and economic giants: the United States, China and India. It is home to over half the world’s 7 billion people, it originates over half the global output and is ... ... to China’s placement of rig in disputed waters in the East Asian Sea. Taiwanese factories were the prime target, and thousands of Chinese nationals were evacuated from Vietnam. All this anecdotal evidence goes to show that, instead of the decoupling ...

09.06.2014

The U.S. and the Asia-Pacific Region, Russia and China: What Does the Future Hold for Us?

RIAC Experts comment President Obama has completed his Asian tour and President Putin has visited China. What conclusions can be drawn from the results of these events? Below are comments by Gleb Ivashentsov, Deputy Director ... ... Sciences. What are the results of U.S. President Obama’s Asian tour? Gleb Ivashentsov: Gleb Ivashentsov Barak Obama’s Asia-Pacific tour took in four countries (Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines) and was an all-round failure in spite ...

26.05.2014
 

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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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