Search: Central Asia,China (36 materials)

 

Prospects for the Fight against Extremism and Terrorism in the Central Asian Region

... currently cooperating with Al Qaeda and the Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba. In the late 1990s, the IMU consisted of several hundred Uzbek and Tajik militants. In contrast, today it includes hundreds of thousands of militants from all the Central Asian countries, as well as China, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Chechnya. The ultimate reasons for the rise in extremism in Uzbekistan lie in its political, socioeconomic and inter-ethnic problems, which are especially typical of the most populated areas of the Fergana Valley. The Fergana ...

30.01.2020

The End of American Exceptionalism? The End of US Bases Overseas? The End of Israel? Trump 2020?

... Henry Kissinger, the same man who predicted the end of Israel by 2022, has declared US “exceptionalism” to be over, and China to be the full equal of the USA. Your thoughts? A. It was my privilege to serve in Afghanistan in 2013, as a contractor ... ... — the vast costs, including the four trillion dollar war that destabilized Iraq and began the unraveling of the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa. The author offers less in this area than I would have liked as context, but his focus is on bases ...

19.12.2019

RIAC — DGAP Roundtable on Cooperation in Eurasia

... (RIAC) in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) hosted a round table discussion related to “The Future of Eurasia: Mapping out Concepts, Practices for Possible Russia-EU-China Cooperation” in the framework of Russia-EU-China-Central Asia Strategic Dialogue on Connectivity On December 4, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) hosted a round table discussion related to “The Future of Eurasia: ...

04.12.2019

Connecting Eurasia: Is Cooperation between Russia, China, and the EU in Central Asia Possible?

... that they need each other’s support and involvement if this Eurasian transport corridor is to be successfully completed. There is one more land corridor between China and Europe under the Silk Road Economic Belt that passes through Central Asia, the China-Central Asia corridor. This one, however, bypasses Russia. Also, China has already been heavily investing in the construction of this corridor. EU-Russia cooperation: science fiction? As diplomatic relations between the EU and Russia remain at an all-time ...

30.05.2019

Envisioning Opportunities for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in and with Central Asia

The Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations’ Report Central Asia stands out as a comparatively “nontoxic” region where there are limited, but not insignificant, opportunities for U.S.-Russia collaboration both bilaterally and within multilateral frameworks: in the space industry, civil security, job-creation ...

27.04.2019

Review: The Future is Asian (and Russia is 80% Asian!)

... Khanna 5 Stars – Utterly brilliant insights and data, but publisher should have invested in graphics to match Parag Khanna is for me the single best observer and reporter on the substance of Asia which he takes great pains to point out is not just China (a third of Asia’s population) but includes particularly vast swaths of Russia, India, Central Asia, Southeast Asia including Indonesia and Australia, and Turkey. My review of his earlier book CONNECTOGRAPHY: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization is the other half of this story, and makes the point that China has already defeated the ...

24.02.2019

The Elephant in the Room: Views on Connectivity

RIAC and DGAP held a roundtable "Connecting Eurasia: EU — Russia — ChinaCentral Asia Strategic dialogue on connectivity". Maria Smekalova discussed the meaning of connectivity and the ongoing projects with Fabienne Bossuyt and Feng Shaolei On December 4, 2018, in cooperation with DGAP RIAC held a roundtable “ Connecting ...

10.12.2018

RIAC and DGAP Hold Roundtable “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”

On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a round table “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”. On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a round table “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion ...

08.12.2018

Rise of China’s Export Credit Policy Insurance in Eurasia

... activities in the region. However lacking competition and without transparency, Sinosure can effectively write its own rules of the game, and ensure that China’s renminbi (RMB) is the currency of choice. While greater overseas direct investment (ODI) from China in the Central Asian and Caucasus economies may be welcome, it is important to understand that with the lack of any competition, and without transparency, Sinosure can effectively write its own rules of the game. Sinosure was formed in 2001 as a merger of a ...

06.07.2018

RIAC at Shanghai Forum 2018

... 500 people. RIAC was represented at two sessions. Elena Kudryashova, Rector of the Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University, took part in the discussion on Arctic development. Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, made a report at «China, Russia and Central Asian Countries: The Way towards Win-win Cooperation» session. Yury Kulintsev, RIAC expert, Associate Researcher at the Institute of Far Eastern Studies (IFES) Russian Academy of Sciences, chaired the session. As part of the discussion, the participants ...

28.05.2018
 

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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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