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We are at war with the West. The European security order is illegitimate

... calculation was to create a safe Western flank to compete more effectively In the Asian world of tomorrow». You declared that China, not Russia, will emerge as the victor in this war. What did you mean? «We will be victorious because Russians always are ... ... sovereign country anymore . «I am sorry but Italy and most European countries cannot defend themselves either». They belong to NATO… «They have been saving on security. That is how they got themselves into this awkward position that Europe is not considered ...


Why Did U.S. Prioritize Containing Russia Over China?

... containing Russia over China because: this scenario was already proceeding apace for the last three decades; the military-strategic infrastructure was largely in place; the costs of “decoupling” from Russia are much less than “decoupling” from China; the U.S. needed to galvanize transatlantic solidarity through NATO under an anti-Russian pretext; and comprehensively weakening Russia is regarded as the perquisite to successfully containing China sometime in the future. From these observations, the author hopes to inspire further research into the US’ grand ...


End of Diplomacy? Or a Toast for the Swedish Masters

... will survive or experience a crash and depletion of confidence worse than 2009. Western voices say that “Russia has brought NATO together”. Well—after the current Western songs and hymns are replaced with realism or despair (or a new US President ... ... for Russia and should therefore like to address the seven glimpses from another angle. 1. Russia has only temporarily captured China’s seemingly entrenched role as a major U.S. (not international) villain. Restraining China’s foreign policy ambitions ...


Putin’s Ukraine Pushback: Existential War & The Moment of Rupture

... expects of Russia is to continue to permit the expansion—even though the unipolar moment is now over—however, Russia has resurrected, and the global balance has irrevocably changed with the rise of China and the rapprochement between Russia and China. In other words, the strategic offensive posture of NATO, which derives from the moment of unipolarity, was expected to linger in Europe. When Russia recognized the two breakaway republics of Russian-speakers in Ukraine, following it up with troop infusion, the West could have understood the heightened ...


The Imperative of U.S.-Russian Disarmament Collaboration

... should move forward with an active support of the U.S., which is responsible for the current crisis. The return of the U.S. and Iran to the deal would defuse a looming nuclear arms race in the Middle East among Iran, Saudi Arabia and Israel. The U.S. and NATO should strive to work with Russia on achieving mutual guarantees of security ruling out deployment of nuclear or/and conventional strike systems in the proximity to each other. Only the U.S. and Russia working together in goodwill can persuade China to refrain from destabilizing steps with respect to its nuclear arsenal. On its part, China should clarify if there are changes in its nuclear doctrine, which can breach its nonproliferation obligations. As to the nuclear doctrines of the U.S. and ...


Great powers rivalry in Central Asia: new strategy, old game. Did the Kazakhstan crisis change the regional chessboard?

... J., 2010, Into Eurasia monitoring the EU's Central Asia strategy. Brussels: Centre for European policy studies (CEPS) Goble, Paul, China Will Have Military Bases in Central Asia Within Five Years, Keohane, R.,The Theory of Hegemonic Stability and Changes in the International Economic Regimes, 1967-1977. Boulder: CO: Westveiw Press, 1980 Kortunov, Andrey, How to stop NATO, Mankoff Jeffrey, Russian Foreign Policy. The return of great power politics, Rowman&Littlefield Publishers, 2012, 255 Mankoff, Jeffrey, The United States and Central ...


'Red Lines' on Ukraine, Ties With China and More

... the strategic partnership with China and sought to set the record straight on a number of other geopolitical issues plaguing ties between Moscow and Washington In a comprehensive interview with Newsweek , Russian ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov laid out his country's demands to the West on the current crisis over Ukraine, discussed the importance of the strategic partnership with China and sought to set the record straight on a number of other geopolitical issues plaguing ties between Moscow and Washington. Antonov has a decades-long career in the Foreign Ministry, where he has held a number of posts spanning both the eras of ...


The Complex World Order

... biggest trading area, the RCEP, with China and ASEAN without either Europe or North America. Iran and Afghanistan moving towards China and towards the SCO. Rising calls in the EU for Strategic Autonomy from the U.S. It is now clear that the world is not simple.... ... defeated after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. The Taliban were also not defeated after the presence of the U.S. and NATO forces from dozens of countries, and U.S. President Obama’s “surge” in Afghanistan in 2015 of probably more than 300,...


AUKUS: Returning to de Gaulle or a Storm in a Teacup?

... military policy. If she sticks to her guns, à la de Gaulle, we could then be witnessing an important shift in the distribution of power in the world and, perhaps paradoxically, an improvement of relations between the EU on the one hand, and Russia and China on the other, notwithstanding NATO cheerleaders like Poland and the Baltic statelets. In (neo-)Gaullist terms, this would imply a supranational and independent EU defense force, with France playing a central role nevertheless, albeit with German consent. To understand this, we need ...


The CIA’s Strategic Thinking in Afghanistan: 1979 to 2021

... the CIA because of the less pronounced autonomist claims as compared to Balochistan. In the end, the Afghan issue is interconnected with that of Balochistan and Pakistan, which explains its importance in the eyes of the great powers, then the USSR, China and the United States. Carter Boone: What Does NATO Withdrawal from Afghanistan Mean for Regional Actors? This also explains why India is concerned about Afghanistan. Apart from the desire to strengthen its regional presence as China does, a conflict on Pakistan’s doorstep destabilizes the region ...


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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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