Search: France,International security (10 materials)

Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group Supports Joint Statement of the Leaders of the Five Nuclear-Weapon States Affirming: “A Nuclear War Cannot be Won and Must Never be Fought”

The Statement of Co-Conveners of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) The Co-Conveners of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) released the following statement : “We welcome the leadership shown by the leaders of The People’s Republic of China, the French Republic, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America in their January 3, 2022 Joint Statement on Preventing Nuclear War and Avoiding Arms Races...

14.01.2022

Conquering the Emptiness: A New Stage in the Militarization of Outer Space

... preparations for orbital warfare were openly declared to be its principal task. Orbital warfare is also one of the subjects to be taught to officers at the new training centre. The U.S. initiative caused a domino effect among its allies. In September 2019, France established, as part of its air force, a Space Command with a higher status than before, and in October 2020, NATO announced the creation of a space centre at Allied Air Command in the Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Meanwhile, the United Kingdom ...

09.02.2021

IFRI Expert Workshop on Russian Foreign Policy Prospects and the Future of Russia-France Relations

... November 20, 2020, IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, held a traditional annual expert workshop on the prospects for Russian foreign policy and the future of Russia-France relations. On November 20, 2020, IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, with the support of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, held a traditional annual expert workshop on the prospects for Russian foreign policy ...

22.11.2020

The UN Security Council Shirks the Test for Coronavirus

... social distancing and a refusal to close restaurants, bars and night clubs. This was done in the hope that elderly people would stay at home, while the rest of the country would catch the virus and thus develop an immunity to it. In the end, President of France Emmanuel Macron was forced to point out rather bluntly the real limits of British sovereignty to his pompous counterpart Boris Johnson. Having threatened to close the border between the United Kingdom and France (and between the United Kingdom ...

02.04.2020

Intermediate-Range Challenges

... The INF Treaty is falling apart at the seams, creating threats to all the arms control regimes in their current form. The crisis could either bury the very principle of arms control or create an environment for a new strategic stability architecture. France and the United Kingdom are obviously concerned about the possibility of becoming targets for Russia’s restored non-strategic missiles. In the worst-case scenario, if the INF Treaty is cancelled altogether, the current cooperation on the SCALP/Storm ...

13.11.2018

Meeting with French Ambassador to Russia Sylvie Bermann

... Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to Russia. The following issues were touched upon in the course of the meeting: various aspects of Syrian Settlement, results of the quadripartite Russia-Turkey-France-Germany summit meeting in Istanbul, options for Syrian political transit, possible areas of cooperation between Russia and France in Syria and in the Middle East. The meeting also focused on the military-political consequences of the likely withdrawal ...

09.11.2018

Russian-French Cooperation on Security Issues Discussed in RIAC

... Ukraine, and Central Asia, and Eric Kunzelmann, French Military Attaché at French Embassy in Russia, Brigade General. The most pending issues of security on the continental Europe, prospects for Ukrainian crisis resolution, and possible areas for Russia-France cooperation in the area of security in the context of the upcoming visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, to Russia were discussed in the course of the meeting with Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director ...

16.01.2018

French-American Cooperation in Africa: Managing Insecurity?

A commentary on “L’endiguement renforcé: les politiques de sécurité de la France et des États-Unis en Afrique” IFRI report, February 2016 A commentary on “L’endiguement renforcé: les politiques de sécurité de la France et des États-Unis en Afrique” IFRI report , February 2016....

21.09.2016

Russia and France: a Dialogue on Strategic Perspective

... relations avec la Russie : comment sortir de l'impasse? ) based on the outcomes of discussions with participation from French and Russian diplomats, politicians, experts and civil society leaders. The paper not only outlines the key shifts in Russia-France relations in the wake of the Ukraine crisis but undeniably goes beyond the boundaries of the current situation. On the one hand, the authors uncover the deep-rooted causes of the drastic deterioration in the dialogue between Russia and the West,...

04.03.2016

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  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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