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Steering Russia-US Relations Away from Diplomatic Expulsion Rocks

... discipline its European allies and to cement the transatlantic partnership. For many European NATO members, expulsions of diplomats are a symbolic gesture demonstrating their firm support of the US and its anti-Russian policies. Michael Andreson: Removed Diplomacy: Why U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Have Gone Stale Clear enough, such a practice will not be limited to Russia only. Today hundreds, if not thousands of diplomatic officers all around the world find themselves hostage to problems they have nothing ...


Russia and Europe: the Current Impasse and the Way Out

... were aimed at intimidating the EU from using human rights as a tool in their Russia policy. The Lessons of Borrell’s Visit EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell undertook his trip with the specific purpose of gaining first-hand experience with Moscow diplomacy ahead of the EU’s Russia policy review set for March 2021. The current policy, which is based on the five principles formulated by Borrell’s predecessor Federica Mogherini and seeks to combine tough criticism and sanctions with selective ...


Thirteen Points on Joe Biden and Russia

... rogue state. To cut the costs of dual containment, Biden will try to mobilize the US’ Western allies in Europe and in East Asia. It will also try to keep Eurasia divided by forging stronger ties to Chines adversaries in Asia—above all, to India. 12. Diplomacy Biden may decide to stop the ongoing “diplomatic war” with Russia—he arguably values professional diplomacy much more than Trump did, and he is not likely to keep the Russian Embassy in Washington (and the US Embassy in Moscow) in the ...


Mistrust between Russia and the United States Has Reached an All-Time High

... towards Moscow “isn’t working” and that it is time that the United States “rethink” it. The gist of the proposals is that the United States “must deal with Russia as it is, not as we wish it to be, fully utilizing our strengths but open to diplomacy.” This letter prompted a response, first from another group of former American ambassadors and political scientists (Politico, August 11) and then from several eminent politicians from Poland, the Baltic states, the Czech Republic and Slovakia ...


Operational Space as an Imperative of Russian Foreign Policy

... greater flexibility in their policy, the renunciation of self-imposed restrictions in favor of the freedom to maneuver is becoming a dominant strategy more broadly across the world. China offers a successful example of gaining operations space through diplomacy. In only a few decades China has reshaped not only its foreign policy but also areas of global economic development. The growth of China’s presence in different parts of the world was accompanied by its transformation into the biggest lender ...


Stanley R. Sloan: A New U.S. Administration Will Have Much Work to Do in Rebuilding European Faith in American Leadership

How could NATO and Russia improve their cooperation? Stanley R. Sloan has worked in and out of the U.S. government on transatlantic relations and European security for over five decades. He has served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, an analyst and research manager at the CIA and as an analyst and manager at the Congressional Research Service for 24 years, retiring from his position as Senior Specialist in International Security Policy in 1999. Since then, he has published and...


What is Multilateralism in European Terms?

... the essay, we may conclude that, for example, the three agreements made in the second half of the 18th century between Russia, Prussia and Poland on the partition of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth fall well under the definition of multilateral diplomacy, since all three parties participated in all the agreements. Modern German foreign policy employs a broader interpretation of multilateralism, designated by the author as Multilateralism II . The essence of the German understanding is that ...


Nepal-Russia Relations: Strengthening the Cooperation Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs, Kathmandu Nepal


AI in International Relations: The Era of “Digital Diplomacy

... bring a change in human consciousness, like the Enlightenment.” - Henry Kissinger In view of the sorry conditions that the world’s international relations find themselves today, some argue that there may be a case for an upgrade in international diplomacy, perhaps with elements of higher technology in establishing cross-country communication lines. One such area where a technological upgrade is already progressing is the use of AI in international diplomacy. In particular, China has been active ...


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