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China versus the US: Who Will Prevail?

... feels entitled to a leading role, Americans feel challenged in their self perceived providential entitlement to be a “beacon for humanity”. About the author: Alfredo Toro Hardy is a Venezuelan retired diplomat, scholar and author. He has a PhD on International Relations and several master and postgraduate degrees. Before retiring from the Venezuelan Foreign Service, he was one of his country’s most senior career diplomats, having served as Ambassador to the United States, the United Kingdom,...

08.08.2020

Russia—China Relations Discussed at RIAC-IEERCAS CASS Meeting

... Research Department at IEERCAS; Yury Kulintsev, IFES RAS Research Fellow; and Xu Poling, Head of the Department of the Russian economy at IEERCAS CASS. Russian and Chinese experts discussed the effect of the new type of coronavirus epidemic (COVID-2019) on international relations, as well as the priorities in the development of Russia-China relations in the new environment. During the discussion, experts pointed out that the pandemic revealed a number of global systemic challenges. As the potential for ...

30.04.2020

Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture for ECFR on the Impact of the Pandemic on the International System

On April 2, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a lecture to the staff, members, and partners of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the international system. On April 2, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a lecture to the staff, members, and partners of the European Council on Foreign Relations ( ECFR ) on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the international system. The lecture was attended by seventy...

06.04.2020

The Thucydides’ Trap: the Avoidable Destiny Between the US and China

As the Western philosopher George Santayana said, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” The controversial “Thucydides trap” argument has sparked a heated debate since 2013, when President Xi Jinping of China told a cluster of western guests: “We must all work together to avoid Thucydides’ trap.” Later, this concept was elucidated by Professor Graham Allison in his articles, talks and famous book Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’ Trap . So, what...

25.03.2020

War & Peace: Russia in 2020

2019 was a good year for Russia. 2019 was a good year for Russia. The country rejoined the Council of Europe, the first case of sanctions being lightened since 2014. It confirmed the country’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement. It welcomed close to fifty African leaders to the inaugural Russia-Africa summit in Sochi. Moscow even made progress with Kyiv, although less as a result of Russian diplomacy than the efforts of Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy. Andrey Kortunov, Director General of...

02.01.2020

Geopolitics and Relations among Major Powers

... biodiversity, environmental stability and resource sufficiency constitute another dimension to the crisis. Today, a lot of attention all around the world is focused on US President Donald Trump as the most visible and the most powerful troublemaker in international relations. Without going into details, I would say that the peculiar policy of the current American president helped us to some extent to look more realistically at the state of affairs on international arena. First, two and a half years ...

11.07.2019

Andrey Kortunov Speaks at Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Meeting

... country. Within the «Time for Expert» format, Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council, Ph.D. in History, spoke at the meeting of the Federation Council. His speech focused on the prospects for the development of international relations. Andrey Kortunov outlined possible scenarios of new global crises in politics and economics, as well as steps to protect Russia's interests in terms of minimizing damage to our country. The expert drew attention to the specifics ...

26.05.2019

International Relations Between Realism And Post-Humanity

By Dr. Salam AL Rabadi International relations is casting a spotlight on the thorny topics and problems dealing with human life and his future in the fields of security, politics, economy, knowledge, culture. And reflect the reality of global variables associated with a range ...

19.06.2018

ISIS: Turning the Corner or Turning Around?

In these days, as Iraqi forces backed up by the US-led coalition are trying to break the last stand of ISIS resistance in the battle for Mosul, the world will witness the laying of a milestone in the war against the cancerous terrorist state, which broke out across the lands of Iraq and Syria, to rapidly metastasize its cells worldwide. However, as much as it would be tempting to abandon oneself to the enthusiasm following the achievement of such a major breakthrough, a more collected look at the...

28.11.2016
 

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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