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Moving from a Zero-Sum to a Positive Sum Game: Can Georgia Provide the Blueprint for Regional Cooperation with both the EU and Russia

Russia and the European Union (EU) are currently engaged in a geopolitical struggle for control of the post-Soviet space. While Russia is the current regional hegemon, the European Union and NATO have been trying to gain influence in what Russia refers to as its “near abroad.” Russia has retaliated by influencing the states in its near abroad not to sign cooperation agreements with the EU, and instead cooperate with Russia by joining its Customs Union. Russia has had a mixed record...


It's Time for a New Helsinki Conference on European Security

... gain recognition of East Germany (DDR) as a state. Finland used this opportunity to not only invite European states, but also invite all states who were responsible for peace and stability in Europe, including the United States and Canada. Although the West was initially hesitant about the Finnish initiative of organizing a conference on European security and stability, the success of Finland's policy of neutrality finally convinced them of the necessity of attending such a conference. The Finns were able to organize the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) and to get ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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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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    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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