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Talking Turkey With Greece: Turkey and Israel’s Marriage of Convenience

... the following words: ‘US military co-operation with Turkey and Israel is a matter of long-standing policy and practice. As a NATO ally and friend with Turkey and as a special ally with Israel, both democracies and key regional players, the United States ... ... weapons programmes, nor of its disregard for international law. Above all, the core values and common objectives shared by the USA, Turkey and Israel are difficult to locate, unless it is to help the U.S. contain Russia. A few years ago the essentially ...

21.01.2021

Russia-US Relations: Total Containment and Selective Dialogue

... of our organisations and companies listed in this act have long been under sanctions. In other words, the presumption of refusal to supply has long been introduced with regard to our companies and structures. We certainly heard the political signal. ... ... normalisation of relations but just a sound foundation, that is, channels of dialogue or at least attempts to find a common denominator in different situations. We are going from bad to worse. This has been typical of the past four years and for now we do ...

26.12.2020

International Conference on Euro-Atlantic Solidarity: the Middle East Vector

On December 10, 2020, the Russian Association of European Studies and “Europe — Middle East” Center at IE RAS Department of European Security, held an international conference on Euro-Atlantic solidarity: the Middle East vector On December 10, 2020, the Russian Association of European Studies and “Europe — Middle East” Center at IE RAS Department of European Security, held an international conference on Euro-Atlantic solidarity: the Middle East vector. The event was held online. The participants...

11.12.2020

The START Treaty is a “Key Issue” for Russia

... even despite the upcoming presidential transition The Russian ambassador to the United States said there is still time to extend the Strategic Arms Control Treaty, due to expire in early February, even despite the upcoming presidential transition. Anatoly Antonov, whose diplomatic career largely has been spent focused on major arms control issues, said the START treaty is a “key issue” for Russia. “We have time; we can get it done very quickly.” Speaking at a Brookings Institution online ...

09.12.2020

Confusing Order in Order to Order

... lead in international co-operation, some of its language was too emotional and supercilious: ‘Our cause is just, our cause is moral, our cause is right’.8 A few years later, with the attack on Belgrade, a leading commentator was writing that the USA (now with a Democrat president) was ‘determined [with the UK’s strong support] to prevent the emergence of a Europe-wide security structure that could challenge its authority’,9 using NATO’S fiftieth anniversary not to bury NATO, but to expand eastwards and challenge the UN. Even Lord Carrington, ever the gentleman, criticised the Rambouillet Agreement that broke the forty-four year peace that had prevailed in Europe since the world ...

08.12.2020

Recommendations for Reducing Conflict Risks Discussed at Russia-NATO International Expert Dialogue Meeting

On November 19, 2020, a regular online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states On November 19, 2020, a regular online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states....

21.11.2020

Moscow’s New Rules

... to defend itself against adversaries. In Eastern Europe, of course, Belarusian territory separates the heart of Russia from NATO territory, but the scenario of a massive overland invasion along the lines of Napoleon’s or Hitler’s incursions is very ... ... equally unwilling to cede parts of their sovereignty to supranational bodies that would be dominated by Russia. This dual refusal has put an end to the outsize ambitions of some, and unrealistic expectations of others. With Belarus, Russia set out to ...

20.11.2020

Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy and Russia

... policies as aimed at weakening Western countries internally Biden calls Russia the biggest threat to the United States, and sees Moscow’s policies as aimed at weakening Western countries internally; undermining the unity of such institutions as NATO and the European Union; and subverting the liberal world order. When Joe Biden said in 2011 that he had looked into Putin’s eyes and found that he had no soul, Vladimir Putin’s response was: “We understand one another.” With Biden elected ...

20.11.2020

The EU Will Not Break Free from America’s Amiable Stranglehold

... statements the U.S. President made calling NATO “obsolete” and claiming that it had been created to counteract threats that no longer existed. All Washington’s grievances had nothing to do with NATO itself and everything to do with the conduct of the USA’s NATO allies, their activity or, rather, inactivity within NATO, their attitude to the U.S. and their allied commitments. They acted as if a unipolar world meant being able to manipulate the Eurozone's common currency with impunity to give a foreign and ...

19.11.2020

How U.S. Elections Could Impact EU-Russia Relations

Even a partial restoration of transatlantic unity under a President Biden will be a blow to the official Kremlin narrative about the inexorable movement of the international system toward a polycentric world order For several long years now, the European Union has been waging onerous trench warfare on two fronts. On the eastern front, Brussels has been in conflict with a malign Moscow since 2014: refusing to repeal sanctions against Russia, deflecting all the Kremlin’s new information attacks,...

16.11.2020
 

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