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JCPOA 1.01: Now or Never

Agreeing to symbolic, if politically painful concessions, might be the only way for the U.S. to make sure Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon Biden’s inauguration as the 46 th President of the United States promised not only a shift in U.S. domestic policies but also a return to Obama’s chapter in Washington’s foreign strategy. Biden’s victory in the 2020 elections was especially anticipated in Teheran, which had experienced years of relentless economic pressure by the previous administration...

19.05.2022

African Pressure Points: Sahel (situation review and future prospects)

RIAC and ICRC Report No. 77 / 2022 RIAC and ICRC Report No. 77 / 2022 The Sahel region is characterized by ecological instability and limited arable land. In addition, the region is characterized by a high birth rate, gender inequality and an inefficient education system. The population of the region is constantly under attack by Islamist fundamentalist groups, suffers from threats and violence, and the level of security in the region is very low. Inefficient governance, incomplete and weak economic...

13.05.2022

RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project Discuss Dynamics of Russia-Ukraine Conflict

On May 4, 2022, RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project held another expert discussion on the current state and dynamics of Russia-Ukraine conflict, the potential role of third countries in reaching a political settlement, and possible parameters of peace agreements On May 4, 2022, RIAC and The Harvard Negotiation Project held another expert discussion on the current state and dynamics of Russia-Ukraine conflict, the potential role of third countries in reaching a political settlement, and possible...

04.05.2022

Shanghai Institute for International Studies and The Belfer Center Second International Expert Forum

On April 29, 2022, Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS), in partnership with The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University, hosted the second international high-level expert round table, dedicated to the trends in the development of world politics in the context of acute recent crises On April 29, 2022, Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS), in partnership with The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University...

29.04.2022

Experts of RIAC and ECFA Discussed the Situation in Syria

On 26 April, 2022, the workhop “Views from Russia and Egypt on the Situation in Syria” was held in online format On 26 April, 2022, the workhop “Views from Russia and Egypt on the Situation in Syria” was held in online format. The meeting was organized by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA). The goal of the workshop was to discuss the positions of Russia and Egypt on key Syria-related issues. The first session was devoted to the prospects...

26.04.2022

Impact of Ukrainian Crisis on Regional Security Discussed with Diplomats from Asia-Pacific Countries

Possible options for peace agreements between Moscow and Kiev were also discussed On April 6, 2022, at the residence of Australian Ambassador to Russia, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with diplomats from the Asia-Pacific countries on the consequences of Russia's special military operation on the territory of Ukraine for security and strategic stability in the Asia-Pacific region. Possible options for peace agreements between Moscow and Kiev were also discussed. The meeting...

08.04.2022

The Shaikh Group High-Level Meeting on Security Issues in the Middle East Region

On March 30, 2022, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in the regions of the Middle East and North Africa took place. Experts from Russia, the USA, a number of European countries, China, and India took part in the discussion. On March 30, 2022, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in the regions of the Middle East and North Africa took...

31.03.2022

Fifth Conference of Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses on Security Issues in Western Asia

The conference was attended by leading international experts, diplomats and public figures from India, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Israel, Turkey, Jordan, Iran, Great Britain, and Russia On March 29–30, 2022, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, India, held an online fifth annual international conference on security issues in Western Asia and the role of India in this region. The conference was attended by leading international experts, diplomats and public figures...

31.03.2022

We are closer to a nuclear war

An exclusive interview for Centre for Strategic Studies – Trincomalee An exclusive interview for Centre for Strategic Studies – Trincomalee Vladimir Putin has called an attack on Ukraine a military action, but the West says that it is an invasion of Ukraine. Is it an invasion or military action? Why this war? I do not think that it matters a lot how they call it. In any case, this is by far the most intense military conflict in Europe after WWWII. It has deep historical roots, and many layers...

23.03.2022

Why Did U.S. Prioritize Containing Russia Over China?

The U.S. felt that it needed to reshape European perceptions to revive the “Russian threat”, galvanizing the West under its hegemonic influence Experts are scrambling to explain why the U.S. prioritized containing Russia over China despite most prior indicators very strongly suggesting that it would prioritize the second scenario. U.S. President Joe Biden largely continued his predecessor Donald Trump’s muscular approach towards the People’s Republic up until around last fall, when the latest tensions...

15.03.2022
 

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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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