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What Does NATO Withdrawal from Afghanistan Mean for Regional Actors?

... to Russia in maintaining the stability of Afghanistan. China considers the Taliban a terrorist organization and is wary of the group due to its previous support for separatist Uighur Muslims in its bordering Xinjiang autonomous region. However, like Russia, China understands that the Taliban presence in Afghanistan is an undeniable reality. It recognizes that a degree of cooperation with the Taliban is necessary to maintain stability and influence going forward. In 2019 , Beijing held talks on the Afghan ...


20-year Cooperation Treaty between Iran and Russia: Bilateral Strategic Partnership or Disappointing Agreement

... anti-sanctions club with Iran to withstand pressure from Washington. Sharing the concept, he said it was time to build a coalition of countries affected by sanctions and that there would be many powerful countries with developed economies among its members: Russia, China and Iran. However, some argue that such a unilateral foreign policy may in the end be restricted for Iran which only managed to establish relations with the East and the West through a nuclear deal five years ago. The easiest way to avoid sanctions ...


Power without Soft Power: China’s Outreach to Central Asia

... community focuses on the Uyghur Muslim and the Wakhan Corridor, the main threat to the Central Asian states will continue to be the lack of water supplies, which will lead to conflicts between countries in the region and, perhaps, with neighbors such as China and Russia. The mismanagement of water resources had been a recurring theme in the CIA’s analyses, which as early as the 1960s mentioned the long-term effects of overuse of the available capacities. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the newly independent ...


The IX Moscow Conference on International Security

... Afghanistan. A stable, peaceful and strong Afghanistan is a prerequisite for regional peace, stability, development and prosperity. Afghanistan is situated at the junctions of ancient trade routes connecting Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, Eurasia, Russia, China, and through Gwadar-Pakistan to the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Afghan peace is crucial for the whole region. Zamir Ahmed Awan


Pakistan’s New Geo-Economic Grand Strategy is Multi-Alignment at Its Finest

... expanding its economic influence in the post-withdrawal Afghanistan and the Central Asian republics (CARs). The gist of Pakistan’s grand geo-economic vision is to encourage a friendly form of “competitive connectivity” between all relevant countries (Russia, China, Iran and the U.S.) through Afghanistan, which will serve as a convergence point of their economic interests. The more each stakeholder invests in Afghanistan, the less likely it is that any of them will seek to unilaterally destabilize the country ...


RussiaChina Partnership Discussed at Rossiya Segodnya

Rossiya Segodnya’s International Multimedia Press Center hosted a roundtable “Russia-China Dialogue: 20 years of the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation” Rossiya Segodnya’s International Multimedia Press Center hosted a roundtable “Russia-China Dialogue: 20 years of the Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly ...


Extending the Russia-China Friendship Treaty: To What Extent Will Isolation and Great Power Rivalry Push China and Russia Closer Together

... with China. Although certain economic projects, such as the development of the Arctic, are shared ambitions and one of the few areas in which Russia maintains an advantage over China, it is a fact that Russia has nowhere close to the economic clout of China. Russian policymakers are wary of becoming too reliant on China and will continue to seek other means to reduce becoming dependent on China in the future. There are also questions surrounding the utility of President Putin and President Jinping’s personal ...


Dynamics of Vaccine Diplomacy

... infrastructure of the country and raised questions about the wisdom of vaccine diplomacy. With a sharp rise in the number of cases and deaths, India struggles to vaccinate its people. As a result, the countries that relied on India for vaccine supplies turned to Russia and China. This change is expected to strengthen China’s foothold in the region. China sent doses to more than 80 countries, and more than 50 countries got vaccines for free. These countries include developing and low-income countries as well as essential ...


Are There Any Chances of a "Concert" Among the Leading States?

... powers will probably never be spared from constant small and medium-sized clashes. These skirmishes will be the result of their constant desire to test the limits of their own power capabilities. Already now we can count several geographical zones where Russia, China and the United States can directly or indirectly come into conflict with each other, which each time will be fraught with escalation into a more serious conflict. In conditions where a conflict, mutual sanctions or local wars become part of diplomatic ...


Sputnik V in the International Arena

... the puzzle of fighting COVID-19. Although an in-depth review of every country’s current approach to vaccine policy is beyond the scope of this article, a brief overview of the major vaccine providers’ – the United States, the United Kingdom, and China – global vaccine distribution is in store. Unlike Russia, whose approach to vaccine distribution has been global facing since Sputnik V’s development, the United States initially favored domestic distribution and stockpiling of American vaccines. The Biden Administration has since turned course. The ...


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