Search: Extremism,Russia (9 materials)

Changes in Afghanistan: Regional and International Implications

... simply a political issue, but a religious issue as well. Religious ideology has an important influence on policy orientation. Extremism and terrorism are inseparable, and pursuit of extremist religious ideology cannot help but support terrorism in policy.... ... were caused by government forces or international coalition forces. Andrey Kazantsev: Prospects and Scenarios for Afghanistan: Russian and Chinese Interests The disgraceful withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan may not mean the collapse of American ...


Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism?

... other factors that contribute to the destabilization of the economies of entire regions. Such trends fuel militancy, political extremism, wars, and mass migrations of populations, all of which are serious threats to the stability of the international system.... ... increased and prolonged cooperation on the political, economic, and security/intelligence level between the United States and Russia. The two countries must also work closely on a series of other topics, including standardizing the global regulation of ...


Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

... support has played a significant role in ISAF operations in Afghanistan. The Russian Armed Forces are on the forward edge of the fight against ISIS. Together with its partners Russia uses OSCE and SCO mechanisms to restrain extremists in Central Asia. Russia is one of the OSCE’s weightiest partners in counterterrorism. Nevertheless, terrorism and extremism keep gaining momentum. A major military bloc whose aggregate defense spending exceeds $1 trillion a year, with 3.5 million military personnel, appears to be effectively helpless in protecting its citizens against terrorists. The extremist underground ...


Brexistentialism for useful innocents

... represent truth, justice and the American Way, to more and more young Americans, Washington public diplomacy assets have tagged Russian president Vladimir Putin as the leader of a plot to use Brexit as a tool to destabilize the EU. The Express in London ... ... U.S. Ambassador Micheal McFaul. Not a very good trust builder for two nations who have pledged to work together to combat extremism. Existentialism, a product of Nazi-occupied France In fact, academic existentialism did not evolve into an “ism” ...


Can international cooperation mediate extremism?

International coordination, for example, played a useful role enhancing intelligence and security at the olympics in Sochi and London. In Russia and Great Britain, awareness of extremist threats is embedded among the society because people in both nations know what it feels like to have their homeland attacked by terrorists. Brazil, which hosts the Rio Olympics in July, has never experienced ...


Extremism's Olympic moment

... Force for Public Security, a multiorganizational force of around 85,000 from Brazil’s armed forces, police, and intelligence and security professionals. It is about twice the size of the force that provided security for the 2012 London Olympics. Russia has intelligence and security professionals working with Brazil in support of the counterterrorism efforts. The Russian presence is part of a joint effort among 60 nations who are helping to provide security for the Rio games. Coordinating the ...


Hooray for Hollywood!

As combat aircraft from Russia and the United States shadow each other over Syrian airspace, director Steven Spielberg has created an Oscar-quality film about what happened when the Soviet Union shot down an American spy plane near Sverdlovsk on May 1st 1960. The event was ...


BRICS and food security

... moral and business ethics perspective the effort makes sense and can add value to the BRICS brand. But success depends on China, India and Brazil, who are impacted by drought and infrastructure problems that step on their economic performance. And Russia is dealing with a sanctions regime that includes food, orchestrated by Washington and its European allies. BRICS food security. A slow rollout? It's one thing to move cautiously to manage risks. It's something else to move slowly ...


Iron ore and steel. Strategic, volatile and primed for conflict

... (26.6 Euros) for the first 10 months of 2013 (based on latest available statistics at October 2013 exchange rate). That puts Russia at the #5 position after Luxembourg's Arcelor-Mittal, Japan's Nippon Sumitomo, South Korea's Posco ... ... to further their own agendas connected with overall logistics and the politics of mediating or turning a blind eye to global extremism. The essay posted here represents the personal views of this blogger on the current status of the globalization of ...


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