Search: China,NATO,Russia (33 materials)

 

A New Western Cohesion and World Order

... Collective West. Is current Western unity incidental or strategic? Is it transient or long-standing? How much do the interests of the major power centers of the Collective West diverge? How likely is this unity to extend to subsequent engagement with China as a major strategic adversary? What are the prospects for a significant number of states in the Global South to join the Western consensus? The author’s analysis aims to outline a possible interdisciplinary discussion that could provide answers ...

27.09.2022

Military Aspects of Russia’s Stance in the Arctic

... 2010), and with the United States over the seabed delimitation near Alaska, cannot be ruled out either. In general, creating hotbeds of tension along the entire perimeter of Russia’s borders is compliant with NATO’s behavior patterns, so attempts by NATO member states to partially obstruct Russia’s access to the Arctic potential should be expected. Snow Dragon Zhao Huasheng: China-Russian Strategic Partnership: From Continental to Marine The position of some nations, having extensive interests in the Arctic, but lacking direct access to this region, remains a great unknown. China, for example, has expressed its willingness ...

23.09.2022

Route Restored? Results of the NATO Summit in Madrid

... features of the present, which should determine the policy of the alliance in the future. According to the text , Russia's actions have destroyed the stable and predictable order of the region, and authoritarian states around the world (obviously, Russia and China) use the democratic principles of the structure of NATO countries (including digital openness) to undermine their security. Accordingly, Russia appears as the main direct threat to the security of the alliance, which excludes the possibility of developing partnerships and conducting a dialogue with it ...

04.07.2022

Ukraine’s losses are China’s gains

... Minister Wang Yi in February 2022 at the outbreak of the war: China is concerned with the violence and wants it to stop. It maintains that the territorial integrity and security interests of all parties need to be respected. China also maintains that NATO enlargement is partially responsible for the crisis. On the economic front, China has seized the major strategic opportunities provided by the war. During the first four months of 2022, trade between Russia and China increased by 25.9 per cent. Russian exports to China grew by 37.8 per cent, to US$30.85 billion. The physical volume of natural gas exports also jumped 15 per cent. China is in line to supplant the European Union as Russia’s main economic ...

16.06.2022

Three Scenarios for the End of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

... are being put to the test. The outcome will have repercussions that go far beyond Europe The military confrontation between Russia and Ukraine is not an ethnic conflict: ethnic Ukrainians and ethnic Russians are fighting on both sides of the frontline.... ... Triumph for Ukraine might lead to a tamed and domesticated Russia. A quiet Russia would allow the West to cope more easily with China, which would be the only major obstacle to liberal hegemony and the long-awaited “end of history”. If the conflict results ...

21.05.2022

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

... Kremlin both under Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin. He is still considered close to Russia’s president and foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. His recent proposals on Russian-speaking... ... Ukraine in 2019. President Putin has mentioned on Feb. 24 that Ukraine’s accession to NATO warrants Russia’s military intervention to prevent it. However, Ukraine didn’t... ... existential war». Sanctions are getting tighter. Will Russia become more dependent on China? «There is no question about that: we will be more integrated and more dependent...

15.04.2022

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 strategic goals.

15.03.2022

End of Diplomacy? Or a Toast for the Swedish Masters

Russia has only temporarily captured China’s seemingly entrenched role as a major U.S. villain, while the West will fight for the narratives to influence the minds ... ... 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 ...

14.03.2022

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

... What the West 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 ...

01.03.2022

The Imperative of U.S.-Russian Disarmament Collaboration

... nuclear technologies, which is an obvious risk inherent in the AUK–U.S. adventurism. The U.S. strategy of a new cold war with China envisages the creeping involvement of India in the anti-Beijing military alliance, which will inevitably spur a nuclear ... ... 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 ...

15.02.2022
 

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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