Search: China,Elections (7 materials)

Is England, my England a Dying Butler?

... votes in the European Elections in the London West constituency, the largest increase of any Liberal Democrat candidate in the elections. I was then still rather starry-eyed about European co-operation, and considered it important that Britain escape from ... ... example is that UK Special Forces are about to concentrate on some ‘new covert counter-state tasks’ with a focus on Russia and China, according to Royal Marines Brigadier Mark Totten. This is designed to appeal to the more nationalistic and uneducated swathes ...

28.07.2021

Great Powers Competition in Moldova

... remain present in the region, independently of Chisinau's diplomacy, which does not encourage Moscow to develop a pro-active policy. Beijing's economic diplomacy seems to be producing results and bringing the two states closer together. In this respect, China has succeeded in modernising the Moldovan infrastructure despite obstacles rooted in corruption. This makes Moldova a potential laboratory for Chinese soft power and indirectly benefits both westerners and Russians. In view of the results of the November 2020 elections, it seems appropriate to pay attention to the rapprochement between Russia and Transnistria, a process that could be accentuated if Maia Sandu confirms her pro-western policy. Gaguzia could gain in importance, as a move towards the EU and NATO ...

27.11.2020

US Will Remain a Difficult Partner

... be explained to the public - both domestic and foreign. China turned out to be a convenient scapegoat; making Beijing responsible for COVID-19 was like pouring oil on already burning US-China fire. Can we expect a radical shift of the US approach to China after the November elections? Unfortunately, this is not very likely. If Joe Biden replaces Donald Trump in the White House, there will be a clear change in US foreign policy style and rhetoric, but much less in its fundamental goals and aspirations. President Biden might ...

20.07.2020

Trump 2.0: End of the Old Era, but Not the Beginning of a New One

... reelection in November are very high, and they continue to grow literally with every passing week. Attempts to impeach the president only united the Republican majority in the Senate. The Democratic Party very clearly demonstrated its unpreparedness for the elections, even at the first primaries in Iowa. And in the international arena, Trump recently managed to conclude an extremely important Phase 1 agreement between the United States and China to resolve bilateral trade disputes. What will Trump’s increasingly likely second term mean for America and the rest of the world? First of all, Trump 2.0 is the final verdict against the old American elite. After the 2016 elections, one could ...

11.02.2020

Trump’s Election Manifesto and US Policy Outlook

... main achievements here, he named the replacement of NAFTA with the new USMCA agreement (in fact, the conditions do not differ much, but for Trump the main thing is to declare a “grand victory”), as well as economic pressure and a trade war with China, which allowed a deal with it on more favourable terms for the United States. This deal is another of Trump’s aces in the upcoming election game. Beijing really made significant concessions, hoping to “wait out” the current Trump presidency,...

10.02.2020

Indian Elections 2019: Towards New Economic and Political Goals

... worked to bring international opinion around this issue, since 2009, but with little success until recent moves). Besides, as elections unfolded, the news of the Prime Minister being feted with highest civilian honors, first from Russia and latest by the ... ... civilizational affinities. However, it might be hard for New Delhi to diminish South Asian countries’ trade dependence upon China and to shrug-off the increasingly indomitable buccaneering industrial and infrastructural footprint of Beijing across Himalayan ...

23.05.2019

A Half-Step from the Abyss: Belarus’s Economy Ahead of Presidential Elections

... make them fulfill President's instructions on burning issues ." External Matters belstat.gov.by Commodity Structure of Exports and Imports, Belarus, 2014 (In Russian) The third quarter of 2015 will be a major test for Belarus. With presidential elections looming, economic logic often tends to be replaced by political populism, which hampers responses to emerging challenges. The external challenges, which are hardly manageable by Minsk and may affect developments in Belarus in the second half ...

01.10.2015

Poll conducted

  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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