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Australia as a Middle Range Power: the Military-Political Dimension

... acquiring the economic and defense capabilities sufficient for advancing their national interests, exemplifying the growing role of force in international relations by the "Russian annexation of Crimea", disputes over islands in the South China Sea and East China Sea, and the nuclear status of North Korea. Middle Range Power – Liberalism or Realism? In reality, Australia is developing its defense strategy based on the concept of a middle range power , the rank assigned to the country ...


Evan Garcia: Our Rosy View of the Future is Tinged by Growing Concern on Certain Regional Security Issues

... requires both actors and observers to constantly share views in order to better appreciate each other’s perspectives. Within this context one of the major changes, of course, has been the emergence of East Asia, Southeast Asia and particularly China as major poles of the global economy and global geopolitical setup. I would like to remind you that China’s ascent has coincided with ASEAN’s own emergence as an indispensible actor in regional security discussions. From a loose grouping ...


Asia Pacific Security Developments: A Regional Perspective

... skilled labor will transect 10 jurisdictions, rendering the usual attributes of the nation state all but obsolescent [1] . The Asia Pacific region is today a key focal point for the world’s three political and economic giants: the United States, China and India. It is home to over half the world’s 7 billion people, it originates over half the global output and is where nearly half the world’s trade is generated. But the political and security environment casts something of a shadow ...


Andrey Kortunov at the 9th Shanghai Forum. Security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

... participation of leading international experts, famous politicians, business and civil society leaders, as well as guests from Europe, America and other regions. The Shanghai Forum is co-organized by research universities from the United States, Japan, China, Singapore and Great Britain, as well as U.S. and German foundations, international corporations and think tanks. The overall theme has been defined as “Economic Globalization and Asia’s Choice”, with the 2014 theme being “Asia ...


BRICS: A New Actor in Global Security

... mass violation of human rights, the focus has been on the need for UN Security Council sanction. The BRICS official papers confirm its members’ resolution to work jointly to tackle security issues. The Declaration made at the summit in Sanya, China, of April 14, 2011 states that the signees “are deeply concerned with the turbulence in the Middle East, the North African and West African regions and sincerely wish that the countries affected achieve peace, stability, prosperity and progress ...


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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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