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The Caesar Act: A New Challenge for Syria?

... greater by an order of magnitude due to the lack of quarantine measures. The Kurdish Self-Administration identified two more cases in northeast Syria back on April 28. Initially, Syrian experts thought that the country’s marginalization in the global economy would make it less vulnerable to the pandemic. The authorities established a governmental headquarters and deployed a standard set of measures to combat the infection: borders were closed, air travel was suspended, people arriving in the country ...


Egypt Between all Fronts: Covid, MB, IS, the Neo Ottoman Empire, GERD and Israel

... destabilize it. First you have the underground network of the Muslimbrothers which are still agitating and waiting for their next chance and the terrorist activities of the Islamic State on the Sinai Peninsuila. The Covid crisis is hitting the Egypt economy also hard as most countries in the world. Then Erdogan- Turkey is sending troops to Libya which are fighting with the UNO-recognised Muslimbrotherhood goverment GNA against secular General Haftar who is backed by Egypt, Russia, Saudiarabia, the ...


China Replacing Russia as the Boogeyman in the U.S. Presidential Campaign: Implications for Russia-China Relations

... of criticism for the U.S. President, who is adamant about securing his second term in office. It is hard to find any other positive agenda as soon as he failed to deliver an efficacious response to the pandemic, which has already put the country's economy at risk of recession with a gloomy long-term economic outlook. Russia can no longer alone serve as a scapegoat for misdoings of U.S. politicians. Such rhetoric has been present in American media for such a long time that it has eventually lost ...


A World Without a Crisis

... economic agents will be increasingly directed at crisis prevention and raising the resilience of the global economic system to renewed shocks. The first thing to understand about the concept of “the world without a crisis” is that in a globalized economy there needs to be a critical mass of international cooperation – in fact the current crisis is first and foremost a crisis of multilateralism and international cooperation. Even in current conditions of increased separation across countries ...


RIAC, Aspen Institute and ECFR Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Global Recession

On July 9, 2020, the Russia-EU Forum video conference was held to discuss the geopolitical and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the global recession. The conference was held by the Russian International Affairs Council, Aspen Institute (Italy), in cooperation with European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. On July 9, 2020, the Russia-EU Forum video conference was held to discuss the...


Africa — Russia — EU: Opportunities for Interpersonal Interaction and Civil Society Development

... “multilayeredness” that are characteristic of relations between Russia and Europe, and the corresponding “narrowing of contacts and aggravation of tone” for some time seriously worsened the situation in all previously successful areas of cooperation: in the economy, trade and industry, healthcare, and agriculture, social sphere, science and, of course, in the entire foreign policy course as a whole. Nevertheless, it is interpersonal relations and the language of society today that are still one of the key ...


Pakistan Greeted Russia on Victory Day

Based on the convergence of interests, relations between Pakistan and Russia will be further strengthened Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan sent a message of greeting on the occasion of the Russian Victory Day celebration, "Pakistan extends warm felicitations to the Government and people of the Russian Federation on Russia Day. Russia is Pakistan's important partner. We continue to work for forging a long-term and multidimensional partnership." Vladimir Morozov, Andrew Korybko: ...


The Global Value Shift: Adjusting the Institutional Framework

... professionals who monitor risks at the international level and can be deployed at the country level to work towards lowering the systemic risks at hand. Given the difficulties, including severe budget constraints, that are likely to be experienced by the global economy in the post-crisis setting in creating new international organizations, a significant part of the institutional adjustment will need to be borne by the United Nations. As we approach the 75 th anniversary of the United Nations the current crisis ...


New Economic Paradigms on the Back of the Global Crisis

... the scale of the decline in economic activity this year is set to overshadow the depths of the fall observed more than a decade ago. Notwithstanding the relatively recent periods of volatility and several waves of crises in the past decade, the world economy this time around was caught off-guard. For markets the current crisis will likely involve a re-assessment of global risks, among which those of resurgent epidemics episodes are complemented by other global vulnerabilities such as breaches of cybersecurity,...


Will China’s 14th Five-Year Plan Be Able to Deliver on Its Objectives?

The current worldwide economic decline might question the positions of the country The structure of the Chinese economy is very complex and requires a high degree of planning in both micro- and macroeconomic areas. Since 1953, this system of planning has been performed by creating so-called ‘five-year plans’. The idea of implementing five-year plans came from ...


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