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Power without Soft Power: China’s Outreach to Central Asia

While China may be the best economic opportunity for Central Asia, Beijing’s approach to curbing the spread of Islam is frowned upon ... ... logistical means (e.g. GEOINT) to contain the spread of terrorism. The Chinese presence also avoids the need to ask for help from Russia, whose involvement is often perceived as a form of “post-Soviet colonialism.” In Central Asia, where resources—especially ...


US-China Relations: Moving Towards a New Cold War?

US-China relations are unlikely to develop into an open conflict in the foreseeable future because the price would be too high for both sides Introduction In 2014, Russia and the West entered into a serious conflict due to the Ukrainian crisis. At that time, it seemed that Moscow was doomed to oppose a powerful and consolidated enemy on its own. In a matter of months, their relations lost all remnants of partnership ...


Layered Cake. What to Expect from the Putin-Biden Summit?

Russia and the United States are approaching the summit in strategic confrontation mode The upcoming summit of the presidents ... ... at the ad hoc level. An important background factor for the summit is the growing confrontation between the United States and China. Washington views Beijing as a more dangerous and difficult adversary than Russia. In arms control negotiations, China’s ...


Sino-Russian Relations Are Still Not an Alliance, but They Are More Than Partnership

Interview for the Global Times This year marks the 20 th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation between Russia and China. During the recent visit to China by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the two sides agreed to extend the treaty and enrich it with the essence of a new era. What is the essence of the new era? What is the trajectory of China-Russia relations ...


ChinaRussia Bilateral Cooperation in Africa

RIAC and IISS of Peking University Report #66 / 2021 RIAC and IISS of Peking University Report #66 / 2021 The report attempts to compare Russia and China’s views on the current state of affairs in African and their prospects moving forward. Experts have tried to juxtapose the strategies pursued by the two countries and assess the opportunities for expanding RussiaChina cooperation on the continent....


Moscow Is Still Central Asia’s Top Security Ally

With the Chinese engagement and great power competition on the rise, Russia keeps a vigilant eye on the -Stans The latest months have been chaotic in Kyrgyzstan, where the fraudulent parliamentary ... ... viii ]. However, this monopoly is not equally distributed among Central Asian states. Uzbekistan prefers buying weapons from China, while Turkey is the largest arms supplier for Turkmenistan [ ix ]. In case of a conflict, together with the actual military ...


Aman-21: Pakistan-Russia in Close Cooperation for Peace

... AMAN-21 is the 7th such exercise and washeld on 11–16 February 2021 at Karachi, Pakistan. The 8 th exercise will be held in 2023. As many as 46 countries and 115 observers participated in the Aman-19 naval exercises and around 11 navies, including Russia, China, U.S., U.K., Australia, Turkey, Italy, and Malaysia, participated with their warships. The event was attended by many dignitaries, ambassadors, defense attaches, and senior military/civil officialsfrom the world over. Vladimir Morozov, Andrew Korybko: ...


The Navy of the Future: Classics, Science-Fiction, Contractors

... forces across the world, both today and in the foreseeable future, are governed by the rivalry between the United States and China. The naval part of this confrontation is characterized by opposite trends in the development of their respective fleets,... ... Impact of Covid-19 on Military Budgets The U.S.–China standoff at sea should not eclipse the processes that are more obvious to Russian readers, namely the development of the Russian Navy that is also unfolding in the context of the renewed adversarial relationship ...


Should China and Russia Form an Alliance?

An alliance is a possible option, but the last resort In Chinese and Russian academic circles, views advocating such an alliance have existed for a long time, but they are not mainstream. The governments ... ... always adhered to the policy of strategic partnership rather than alliance, and the issue of the alliance is not on the agenda of China-Russia dialogue. However, at the plenary meeting of the Valdai Club, which was held in October 2020, President Putin said ...


U.S.-Russia Relations at a Crossroads

... existing regimes, which were essentially designed to regulate bilateral nuclear competition, must be updated to address the rise of China and the emergence of new technologies. Still, many in the United States believe that although arms control regimes should evolve to remain relevant and contain enhanced verification mechanisms, international security today is better served by imperfect arms control treaties than by no arms control architecture at all. In contrast to previous cycles in U.S.-Russia relations, arms control is no longer insulated from the broader disfunction in the bilateral relationship. The U.S. pursuit ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
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