Search: China,Russia,UN (14 materials)


20-year Cooperation Treaty between Iran and Russia: Bilateral Strategic Partnership or Disappointing Agreement

... United States. Given the long-term dealings with Russia and China at the same time, Iran seems to be willing to change its foreign policy while seeking a coalition against Washington’s political and economic pressure. However, Iran participated in an unprecedented naval exercise with Russia and China in 2019, and it seems amid the new developments that Iran has finally decided to go “East.” Contrary to the draft agreement reached with China, the content of the updated 20-year agreement with Russia is still unclear. Meanwhile, Kazem Jalali,...


The IX Moscow Conference on International Security

... of participants blamed flawed United States policies for the deteriorated situation in Afghanistan. A stable, peaceful and strong Afghanistan is a prerequisite for regional peace, stability, development and prosperity. Afghanistan is situated at the junctions of ancient trade routes connecting Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, Eurasia, Russia, China, and through Gwadar-Pakistan to the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Afghan peace is crucial for the whole region. Zamir Ahmed Awan


Extending the Russia-China Friendship Treaty: To What Extent Will Isolation and Great Power Rivalry Push China and Russia Closer Together

... since the Sino-Soviet split. Despite this continued progression, there remain many potential pitfalls in the Sino-Russian relationship that may inhibit further cooperation. Despite high levels of cooperation at international institutions such as the UN, Russia and China do maintain fundamentally interest-based and independent foreign policies. The two maintain fundamentally different approaches to operating within the international system. Russia has recently thrived on operating outside of the international systems ...


Dynamics of Vaccine Diplomacy

... countries. Many European countries have now turned to Moscow for Sputnik V. Consequently, French President Emmanuel Macron calls European nations to counter the growing Russian and Chinese vaccine diplomacy in Africa. By selling or donating vaccine doses, Russia, like China, is gaining prominence in the world. The two countries are duly filling the vacuum created by the West’s vaccine nationalism. Moreover, it is paving the way for the two countries to gain weight in the Global South. Another major contender of expanding influence through vaccine diplomacy is Israel....


The Road to Peace and Cooperation in Europe and the World

... the U.S. as number one. In that context, the U.S. might go along with the European proposal to empower the UN to keep the peace and achieve other worthwhile objectives. It is within the possibility that the U.S. might accept this or, at least, join China in making a constructive counter-proposal regarding a joint EU/Russian plan for UN empowerment, which is why we must seriously consider the points made in the article entitled “Liberum veto and the monkey and the pea.” In my mind, the bottom line—and a correct point—made in that article is that neither the ...


Sino-Russian Relations Are Still Not an Alliance, but They Are More Than Partnership

... joint statement by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov opposed politicization and double standards on human rights issues. How can China and Russia join hands to counter the West, e.g. via the UN Human Rights Council? Russia and China have a good and solid experience of cooperation at the UN Security Council. However, more domains should be explored and UNHRC is one of them. Human rights is an important global issue and both countries should address it via the UN. What Russia ...


Post-COVID-19 Sanctions Policies

... the US market [ xxv ]. In other words, the United States remains the world leader in terms of the sanctions’ frequent use and effectiveness. The future of US hegemony in this area will depend on the policies of other major players, such as the EU, China and Russia. European Union: Sanctions as an Alternative to Diplomacy and Weapons Sanctions Against Russia: A Look Into 2020. RIAC Report Sanctions are almost an ideal foreign policy tool for the EU. The EU is now mature enough to pursue a consolidated and vigorous foreign ...


Entering 2019: Challenges and Opportunities

... challenge of our times is a deficit of solidarity between nation states, including those of them, which are entrusted by the United Nations Charter with a special responsibility to maintain global peace and security Reflecting on problems of 2018 and ... ... difficult to single out just one threat looming on the horizon. For instance, one can refer to growing tensions between US and China that might have many profound negative implications for the whole world, including a global recession. The situation in ...


The Day the United Nations Ceased to Exist

... being transferred to NATO as the leading, legitimate and most effective military-political alliance of the 21st century. He also called on the NATO countries to increase their defense spending to 5 percent of their respective GNPs and to reintroduce a universal draft in its member-states. Russia and China refused to recognize NATO’s legitimacy as a peacekeeping organization, and even less so to take part in operations under its leadership. By September 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping established a bilateral ...


Ban Ki-Moon and the charade of transparency

UN propagandists claim that the selection process to name the next secretary general, who will take office before the inauguration of the next U.S. president, will be the most transparent in the history of the organization, which was founded in 1945. ...


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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