Search: Russia,China,Arms (7 materials)

The Importance of Ending the Arms Embargo: What Is Iran's Plan?

... allies' position in the region. Ruslan Mamedov: Russia’s Position on the US–Iran Confrontation. Watching from the Sidelines Naturally, Iran needs international political and arms support to achieve these goals and thwart US efforts to extend the arms embargo. Russia and China are two powers that Iran is counting on, and it will not be easy for the US to take on these two countries together with Iran. Meanwhile, for various reasons, Russia can be more helpful for Iran than any other country. Firstly, politically, Russia,...


Is Korean War Possible?

... peninsula is one of the most militarized places on the entire planet. It is here where the interests of large powers like the US, China, and Russia intersect. The range of forces that could be deployed in a possible conflict (within a fairly limited space on a rough ... ... a second Korean war is unclear. China : today, China is North Korea’s most certain ally. 4 Chinese armies (3 combined-arms armies and 1 tank army) totaling about 250,000 soldiers are deployed in the border region ready to come to North Korea’s ...


Battle for the Andes

... working together in this sphere since the early 1990s, when Bolivia purchases anti-aircraft guns, howitzers, MANPADS and AT assault weapons [ 1 ]. Given the current state of the local economies, the Latin American region cannot replace the traditional arms markets of Russia and China. Cooperation between the two countries has stepped up over the past five years. Bolivia makes extensive use of Chinese aviation equipment. The Bolivian Air Force has six Hongdu K-8 jet trainer aircraft, which were delivered by the Chinese side ...


Brazilian League for a Bear and a Panda

Russia and China in the Brazilian Arms Market In recent years, Latin American countries have drastically altered their military doctrines, most of them now willing to significantly diversify their military hardware suppliers and drop their absolute dependence on the United States and ...


A Panda and a Bear in the Caribbean

Russia and China in the Latin American Arms Market. Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua At Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (MTC) session with Foreign States on January 27, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin encouraged those present to seek out new markets, in particular mentioning ...


Who is the Victim, Who is Winner: Sanction on Russia’s Defense Import?

... increasingly tension in Eastern Ukraine, the US imposes the tougher sanction against Russia, which covers Putin’s ‘inner circle’ and the restrictive measures... ... export, import is obviously not worth mentioning. According to the data of international arms transfer, at SIPRI, Ukraine has been the top one 1991~2013, whether trend indicator... ... guarantee Chinese order can be met in the following years. Maintaining the stable supply to China will be the way to approach China to balance Kremlin’s escalation. Unfortunately...


Africa: the Potential Arms-sell Competition among the EU, Russia and China?

... ambitions to develop African market with their high-technology weapons. From 2009 t0 present, besides SALW, China-Pakistan joint-manufactured JF-17 represents a potential inroad into this market with the reliability problems can be solved. Compared with Russia and China, the European states also have been as a significant player of arms trade with African. “15 EU members exported major arms to sub-Saharan Africa, 7 more exported or licensed the export of the broader category of arms and military equipment, including major arms and SALW” (Pieter D. Wezeman, 2011). Even ...


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  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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