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SWOT matrix of the Five Eyes in the Worldwide Intelligence Community

... which informed the interest of an agency in changing the existing cooperation format.However, the restriction of the cooperation to a limited number of new partners and the omission of other countries sharing similar interests during the Cold War (e.g. NATO member states) shows that the Five Eyes cooperation considers these five partners combined to be of equal or greater value than the Soviet competitor. Following the collapse of the USSR, and while focusing on the recent evolution of Five Eyes, we ...


UK–Russia Security Dialogue. European Security

... the prospect for a reset of the sort that was pursued between the US and Russia in 2009 seems, at present, dim. Given this environment, the focus of the current dialogue workshop was on how to reduce the chances for open military confrontation between NATO and Russia, especially in Europe, and on maintaining mutual engagement in the spheres where it is absolutely crucial. Andrey Krivorotov, Jennifer Cole, Klaus Dodds: The Coronavirus Pandemic: Global Challenges Requires Global Cooperation The UK’s ...


Replace Murderous Sanctions With Economic Reconstruction, Putin Gives A Lesson In Statecraft

As tensions increase dramatically due to the targeting of Russia, China and other nations which refuse to submit to the unipolar, "rules-based order" enforced by the U.S., U.K. and NATO, President Putin delivered a "stern warning", in his 17th annual State of the Nation address on April 21. While addressing Russian concerns over the state of the economy, his remarks were pointed regarding the strategic crisis stemming ...


Russia-Pakistan Relations: The Way Forward

... mounting tensions in the South China Sea, are significant events which are worth denoting our attention to.The formation of Quad—an alliance between America, Australia, India, and Japan to counter Russia and contain China—and the emergence of an Asian NATO is alarming for all nations who wish to maintain peace. India, a traditional ally of Russia, has joined the American camp and signed a series of defense agreements with the United States, making it India’s major defense partner, which has completely ...


Russia and Europe: the Current Impasse and the Way Out

... space from Lisbon to Vladivostok, built on an arrangement between the EU and its post-Soviet counterpart, the Eurasian Economic Union, with cross-ownership of some of the main assets on both sides; a security architecture centered on the OSCE, with NATO and the Moscow-led Collective Security Treaty Organization partnering to jointly uphold stability across the continent; and a visa-free regime between Russia and the European Union. By strongly favoring Europe’s strategic autonomy, and ultimately ...


Strategic Relevance of France's Overseas Territories

... Jair Bolsonaro’s policies in Brazil during the massive forest fires saying that France, as a Latin American country, has the grounds to be worried about Brazil’s environmental policies. French Guiana is a key asset for Paris, the European Union and NATO. Paris being a member of the Alliance, NATO becomes implicitly as well as de jure implemented in Latin America. Moreover, the Amazonian park of Guiana is the largest national park in the European Union, and the currency used in the region is the ...


A ‘Patriotic Heretic’ Favoring Renewal of U.S.-Russian Détente

... Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama dealt similarly with Russia via a misconceived “triumphalism,” which reversed much of the progress of the two decades of détente. Such a posture led to an expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to “Russia’s borders,” building more nuclear bombs, and in 2002 even withdrawing from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty (p. 164)—an accord which had served as “the cornerstone of Russian nuclear security” (p. 137). All this,...


As Glaciers Thaw, Arctic Becomes a Hot Spot to Geopolitical Interests

... the U.S. has aimed to bolster its military to adapt to the region’s evolving geopolitical interests and great-power presence. America’s 2019 Arctic Strategy provides for the enhancement in joint exercises and military personnel in conjunction with NATO and the North American Aerospace Command (NORAD). In 2018, the U.S. and its NATO allies performed their largest military exercise in decades, known as the NATO Trident Juncture‚ involving 50,000 troops, 150 aircraft, 65 ships, and 10,000 vehicles....


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

... the patrol vessel Dmitry Rogachev and the rescue tug SB-739. The United States' naval ships, China, the U.K., Japan, Turkey, Pakistan, and other countries also participated in the exercise. The drills involved 46 nations, including the militaries from NATO countries, Russia, Iran, Ukraine, and even observers from Switzerland, Uzbekistan, and other states that do not have their own navies. Considering its size, the event created an important platform for the promotion of internationalunderstanding, ...


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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  
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