Search: NATO,Energy (3 materials)

Back to “Normalcy”

... ports and creating a system of prepositioned stockpiling. Provocative military activity was recorded close to Russian borders. NATO started holding regularly military exercises in the Arctic. In 2018, the alliance held its largest ever drill in the north.... ... In his national security strategy published in December 2017, Donald Trump announced his intention to conduct a policy of “energy dominance” (in contrast to Barack Obama’s energy safety policy). An integral part of the policy is to produce oil and ...


Searching for a new foundation for German-Russian relations

... Russia policy, an approach based on the idea that relations should be guided by big infrastructure projects like Nord Stream, energy and economic cooperation for mutual benefits, and the personal relationship between leaders. Russia’s leaders did not ... ... field that can be dangerous for the security in Europe. Here it needs more German and other European member states leadership in NATO to minimize these risks. What are the preconditions for a new relationship? As long as Russia’s leadership has no interest ...


My Wish List for the Bundeskanzleramt

... safety and many other ‘non-toxic’ dimensions, where Germany can rightfully claim leadership positions. By broadening the energy agenda, one can turn this field from a highly divisive into a consolidating one. 3. Offer a more flexible anti-Russian ... ... more nuanced, more calibrated set of economic incentives and disincentives for the other side to consider. 4. Contemplate a NATO-Russia crisis management group. The current state of the NATO-Russian Council (NRC) does not look exceedingly optimistic....


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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