Search: Cold War,USA (56 materials)


The Continuing Obsession with Russia

... West Germany’s entry into NATO in 1955, after France’s rejection of the European Defence Community treaty, and NATO’s refusal to countenance the USSR’s membership, Moscow felt constrained to establish the Warsaw Pact, feeling betrayed by the idea ... ... withdraw missiles from Turkey. Following the euphoria over the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the alleged heralding of the end of the Cold War, promises were made to Moscow about not expanding eastwards. The German foreign minister, Genscher, for example called ...


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

... and European allies claim Moscow is using energy as a weapon against unfavorable Western policies. Does Russia reject these accusations and will Russia retaliate against U.S. sanctions? It has been said many times that the gas pipeline is an exclusively ... ... stability in the Taiwan strait. As we emphasized in the joint Russia-China article, the U.S. initiative is an evident product of Cold War mentality, it will stoke up ideological confrontation and create new dividing lines. The U.S. understanding of democracy ...


New Paradigm of US Foreign Policy and Relations with Russia

... Middle East. Both attempts failed again. The first president of the United States to abandon the paradigm of transforming the rest of the world in accordance with American values was Donald Trump. Under his administration, for the first time since the Cold War, the US didn’t initiate any new military interventions, openly declared its refusal to spread democracy by military means, and made a fundamental decision to leave Afghanistan by signing an agreement with the Taliban (banned in Russia). It announced that henceforth, US foreign and defence policy would be focused primarily on the ...


The U.S. Wants To Turn Ethiopia Into Bosnia

... and its allies would strategically benefit from this outcome since it would enable them to more effectively divide and rule Africa in a way that could reduce the influence of Russia, China, and other multipolar countries there across the ongoing New Cold War. In other words, Ethiopia isn't just defending its own sovereignty by pushing back against America's Hybrid War, but also all of Africa's. The US feels threatened not only by PM Abiy's pragmatic attempts to balance between it, China, Russia, ...


Is England, my England a Dying Butler?

... been to prevent any serious form of EU supranational military co-operation, in order to keep NATO going, and to continue the Cold War. Fifteen years ago, I visited the British ambassador to Greece, former colleague Simon Gass. When I mentioned an idea ... ... be, if not precisely: the destruction of Greek properties and churches in Turkey, and the subsequent expulsion of twelve thousand Greek nationals and hounding out of a further sixty thousand Turkish citizens of Greek stock and of the Christian Orthodox ...


The Road to Peace and Cooperation in Europe and the World

... because the U.S. and the developing nations disagreed about the fundamental problem which had to be corrected. In the early post-Cold War era, when most Americans saw their country as the key “decision-maker,” Bill Clinton only reversed George Bush Sr.... ... Interestingly enough, requiring that a larger group of permanent and semi-permanent members collectively provide hundreds of thousands of well-armed troops makes veto reform potentially advantageous to all the five permanent members. Since the smaller nations ...


Optimistic about the meeting between Russian and American Foreign Ministers

... Sergey Lavrov and the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was held on 19 May 2021. It was the first high-level interaction between the U.S. and Russia since President Joe Biden took office, which comes amidst heightened tensions between the former Cold War adversaries. The geopolitics was worsening rapidly, and the danger of a third World War has increased tremendously.Source: TASS The situation in the Middle East, the Iran-U.S. tensions, the China-U.S. rivalry, India-China border disputes, tensions ...


Political Strategies in a Multi-Polar World. Where is European Union in All This Story?

... and the Covid-19 pandemic. At the same time, this turmoil and dissensions offer opportunities for the great powers to consolidate their positions in international relations and to dispute the notion of rivalry more than hegemony.Reuters The end of the Cold War meant not only the transition to another structure of the international system (from bipolarity to unipolarity to multipolarity) but also the end of the hegemonic rivalry between the U.S., as a hegemon, and the USSR, as a competitor. Now, international ...


A ‘Patriotic Heretic’ Favoring Renewal of U.S.-Russian Détente

... ‘cold peace’ [due to the fact that] Russian ideology, [though] domestically popular ..., lacks global appeal (Engle, “A new cold war? ...,” 2014, p. 1). 4 . Cohen, “The parity principle ...,” 1981. 5 . Quoted in Smith, “Architects of American ... ... relations ...,” 2020, p. 7. 10 . Allison and Simes, “Russia and America: stumbling to war ...,” 2015. 11 . Roth, “Thousands march ...,” 2019. 12 . Upon hearing that the U.S. Senate had ratified the expansion of NATO, Kennan reportedly remarked: ...


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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  
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