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Advancing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region, 2021 and Beyond

... Advancing Strategic Stability For decades, strategic stability between the United States, NATO, and the Soviet Union/Russia included a mutual recognition of vital interests,... ... remains a potential flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation between Russia and the West, and this tension threatens security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region... ... Commission on Missing Persons, United States Ambassador Richard Burt Chairman, Global Zero USA, United States Evgeny Buzhinskiy Chairman of the PIR Center Executive Board; Vice-President...


Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... a somewhat different future. “J’Accuse…!” RAND Report “Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe” Before making accusations against Russia, the authors of the report make a series of important qualifications in their introduction that significantly ... ... within the near abroad in order to pull these countries into its sphere of influence; increasing cooperation and trade with Western Europe; undermining enlargement of the European Union and NATO into the post-Soviet space. It is assumed that Moscow will use “measures short of war” as a tactic. This term was introduced ...


Support for Crisis Management Dialogue and Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region

Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Today, the United States, NATO, and Russia continue to severely curtail dialogue on crisis management in the Euro-Atlantic region, depriving ourselves of an essential tool to prevent an incident from turning into unimaginable catastrophe. The lack of effective and reliable crisis ...


Saber-Rattling as the Main Threat for Russia and the U.S., and How to Deal with It

... “demonstration of capabilities and power” of Moscow. She claimed that over 100,000 troops would participate in the drills, while Russia’s Defense Ministry said that the exercise will bring together almost 13,000 soldiers and officers. However, the NATO leadership questioned these official figures. In 2017, from 70 to 150 thousand troops participated in the Zapad maneuvers, according to the estimates of the Western intelligence . This significantly exceeds the notification and monitoring threshold established by the Vienna Document of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), said NATO’s spokeswoman Oana Lungescu. Ivan Timofeev: ...


Russia's Changing Relations with the West: Prospects for a New Hybrid System

... communities in Russia appeared to be very pessimistic about the future of the world order in general, and the about the future of the West in particular. Indeed, the year had turned out to be an annus horribilis in many ways; numerous doomsday prophets referred ... ... pessimistic views on the inevitability of Western decline. It is true that after Trump became president, disputes intensified within NATO as to how the burden of defense expenses should be distributed within the Alliance. However, the May 2017 NATO summit in ...


Ensuring Euro-Atlantic Security

... — and those responsible for carrying them out are determined to strike again. Thousands of people have been killed in Ukraine since 2013, and more are dying in renewed... ... refugees are fleeing the devastating wars in the Middle East and North Africa. And Western-Russian relations are dangerously tense, increasing the risk that an accident... ... military confrontation by improving military-to-military communication through a new NATO–Russia Military Crisis Management Group. This initiative should accompany efforts...


What lessons should politics learn from religion?

Amidst the increasing risks of a military confrontation between Russia and the West, politicians would better to take into account the experience of religious leaders like Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill.... ... toward Turkey, Washington seems to straddle between increasing cooperation with Russia over Syria and supporting Turkey as a NATO member in its hypothetical military confrontation with Moscow. This leads to another catch-22 problem: The less certain Washington ...


A Grand Bargain with Russia

W ith tensions between Russia and the West growing by the day, the relationship between them is taking center stage in world politics. On the one hand, U.S. and European ... ... sovereignty. That doesn’t mean there is nothing the West can offer. The first and most radical option would be to dissolve NATO -- a possibility that is overdue for serious consideration -- and replace it with a new security bloc. The new group, which ...


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