Search: European Union,NATO,International security (8 materials)

Is France’s Nuclear Shield Big Enough to Cover All of Europe?

... contribute to the pan-European security, yet remain ‘sovereign:’ Paris will neither, as a matter of principle, be part of the NATO Nuclear Planning Group nor will it participate in the NATO’s Nuclear Sharing [ 1 ]. Notwithstanding European solidarity ... ... falling out between the United States and NATO during de Gaulle’s presidency. But the Euro-optimists, who are eager to make the European Union a great nuclear power, have been unhappy with the Treaty of Lisbon for some time now. In 2016, For example, prominent ...


Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... regime; developing and maintaining great-power status; exerting influence within the near abroad in order to pull these countries into its sphere of influence; increasing cooperation and trade with Western Europe; undermining enlargement of the European Union and NATO into the post-Soviet space. It is assumed that Moscow will use “measures short of war” as a tactic. This term was introduced by George Kennan in the late 1940s to denote the hostile actions of the USSR and spanning a broad range of political,...


Russia and Ukraine: Four Scenarios for the Future

... authorities afloat, providing the necessary minimum of economic and technical cooperation. The questions of Ukraine joining the EU and NATO will, however, be regularly delayed to some ever more distant future, and major western investment will not come into Ukraine.... ... even an intensification of the confrontation between Russia and the West. The economic sanctions of the United States and the European Union will be retained and expanded. An arms race will start in Europe without any effective measures for building up ...


William Hill’s “No Place for Russia: European Security Institutions Since 1989” Discussed at RIAC

... book No Place for Russia, William Hill analyzed the development of European security structures after the Cold War in order to explain current tensions and show how attempts to integrate Russia into a single Euro-Atlantic security system only led to NATO and EU domination and rivalry with Russia. The discussion was attended by experts on European security issues, on relations between Russia and the EU, Russia and NATO, Russia and the U.S. from IMEMO RAS, MGIMO, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ...


Brussels Hosts Second RIAC and ELN Seminar «Towards a More Stable NATO-Russia Relationship»

On November 16­–17, 2018 in Brussels, RIAC and European Leadership Network (ELN) held the second seminar in the framework of the joint project “Towards a More Stable NATO-Russia Relationship. The first seminar was held in Moscow on July 17. On November 16­–17, 2018 in Brussels, RIAC and European Leadership Network ( ELN ) held the second seminar in the framework of the joint project “Towards a More Stable ...


Unbalanced Europe and the New Order in the OSCE Space

... incurred, the greater the need for a new order will grow. Ivan Timofeev: The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: The Implications of NATO-Russia Relations to the Baltic Sea Region In other words, the extremely serious crisis in relations between Russia and the ... ... a government unwilling or unable to address mounting problems. Given such circumstances, the growing, prosperous, and stable European Union was inevitably turning into an attractive aspiration. The deeper and longer the archaization of the new states ...


My Wish List for the Bundeskanzleramt

... nothing. After the Ukrainian crisis, no ‘business as usual’ is possible in any foreseeable future; Moscow and Berlin continue to sharply disagree on many critically important international matters. Germany is and will always be a disciplined member of NATO and that of the European Union; it will not take any initiatives that might look risky, inappropriate or untimely to other members of these organizations. To cut it short, there are absolutely no reasons to hope for any breakthrough in the German-Russian relations just ...


The European Part of Russia’s Geopolitical Project: Correcting the Mistakes. Part 2

... section of this editorial , we analysed in detail the arrangements, models and conceptual frameworks that concerned the approach of the Russian establishment to European and Euro-Atlantic organizations as a whole and to its primary additive components – NATO, the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe. The continuation of this article is dedicated to what practice has shown to be a number of misconceptions about the European Union on the part of Russia. About what it represents, how it functions, the values it represents. About how and in whose interests it interacts with the rest of the world. And with Russia. The Confused Perception of the EU and NATO It’s hard ...


Poll conducted

  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  
     21 (19%)
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