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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 ...


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 ...


Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

Report No. 41/2019 This report is the result of a collaborative study performed by the RIAC and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. SAM publishes academic journal “Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs” (Turkey), an English language journal on foreign affairs. The materials included in this report were initially published in a special issue of PERCEPTIONS . The paper presents the views of Russian and Turkish experts in the...


The Neo-Compellence: Is the Diplomacy of Violence a new Reality for International Relations?

... era, including high precision weapons (which can lead to a higher application level of this type of strategy), but the basic approach has changed. What we have followed with apprehension in those days is the putting into practice of the contemporary diplomacy of violence [xxviii] exposed by the theorists of compellence. Those who had thought that a world challenge through proxy wars and the use of non-military means of war could have lasted forever did not realistically consider the instinct of ...


Statement and answers to questions at the Primakov Readings International Forum

... create such a sphere of regional dialogue? Sergey Lavrov: These questions concern Iran. Therefore, I will answer both of them at once. Regarding the JCPOA, I said in my opening remarks that this plan is a remarkable achievement when it comes to global diplomacy. It has not only helped us ease tension around a particular country, but it has also seriously strengthened the non-proliferation regime. This is a crucial part of that agreement. You are aware of our reaction to the unilateral US withdrawal ...


Will Putin and Macron Open a New Political Season?

Putin and Macron need each other, probably more so than they did two years ago On August 19, President of France Emmanuel Macron hosted President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at Fort de Brégançon in the commune of Bormes-les-Mimosas in the Var department on the French Riviera. Given the vagaries of the weather this summer in France, the Mediterranean coast seemed a more suitable location for a meeting than the currently scorching-hot Paris. Formally, Macron is on vacation right now...


Middle East: Everyone for Himself

... think about it because their homes no longer exist and it is dangerous to go there. For this reason I consider the role of this coalition to be extremely negative. Let me repeat, this is not a coalition but the US and some of its closest allies. Our diplomacy is very effective, especially in the Middle East. There is not a single country in the region with which Russia has tensions or bad relations or no ties at all. During Soviet times we had no relations with the Saudis and had very complicated ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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