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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,...


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, ...


Reducing the Military Risks in Europe

Recommendations of the Participants of the Expert Dialogue on NATO-Russia Military Risk Reduction in Europe Recommendations of the Participants of the Expert Dialogue on NATO-Russia Military Risk Reduction in Europe In June 2020, the Institute of the USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISCRAN) and ...


U.S.-Russia Relations at a Crossroads

... 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. ... ... an increased securitization of the Arctic set in motion by Russia’s enhanced military presence (and responsive measures by NATO) as well as China’s growing economic presence in the region. As U.S. and Russian priorities in the region continue to evolve,...


RIAC–CSIS Expert Meeting on the Prospects for Development of Russia-U.S. Relations

... Russia and the United States in the Arctic; prospects for resolving the Middle East crisis; political changes in Russia and the United States and their impact on bilateral relations. The discussion was attended by experts on Russia-the U.S. relations and international security from both countries, as well as experts on each of the issues discussed. The U.S. side was represented by Frank A. Rose (Brookings Institution), Anya Loukianova Fink (CNA), Christopher K. Johnson (CSIS), Hannah Thoburn (U.S. Senate ...


Statement by the EASLG: Advancing Strategic Stability and Reducing Nuclear Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region

... will expire if not extended—members of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) released a statement headlined, “Advancing Strategic Stability and Reducing Nuclear Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region.” With an impressive group of 47 signatories from 16 countries across the Euro-Atlantic region, the statement fills an important space at a crucial moment—proposing that leaders of states with nuclear weapons should reinforce the principle that a nuclear war cannot be won and must never ...


North to Move and Not to Lose

What the Big Game in the Arctic could look like The activity of the United States Navy and the U.S.’s NATO allies in the Arctic is becoming a standing factor. The visit to the Barents Sea by a group of destroyers, regular under-ice exercises by nuclear submarines, the air patrol over Iceland, the formation of a new fleet with an Arctic zone of responsibility ...


The British Nuclear Trident

... infrastructure built in a very short order. The Concept The UK’s nuclear doctrine guarantees unacceptable damage to any aggressor and there is no doubt that the UK has the requisite capabilities. Nuclear weapons can be used independently or as part of NATO’s nuclear forces. Since 1994, it has been assumed that Tridents are de-targeted. Yet, retention of a certain ambiguity regarding, for instance, the first nuclear strike is considered rather useful in order to bolster deterrence. The order to ...


Is France’s Nuclear Shield Big Enough to Cover All of Europe?

... signed and honoured the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). According to Hollande, the French Strategic Nuclear Forces contribute to the pan-European security, yet remain ‘sovereign:’ Paris will neither, as a matter of principle, be part of the NATO Nuclear Planning Group nor will it participate in the NATO’s Nuclear Sharing [ 1 ]. Notwithstanding European solidarity and the special nuclear cooperation that France enjoys with the United Kingdom, Hollande stressed that, “our [France’s] ...


Challenges to Eurasian Security in the Coming Decade

... unsurprisingly, authoritative analytical centres, such as the RAND Corporation, publish reports on the possibility of providing international security guarantees to Belarus, which, following a hypothetical regime change, is expected to leave the Collective ... ... support unification with Romania. Given that Romania is actively developing its military might and gradually becoming a key NATO member in the south of the Alliance’s “eastern flank”, the prospects of that country integrating Moldova are worrying ...


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