Search: Russia,China,Cold War (7 materials)

Covid-19 Sports Diplomacy. Soft power vs. populism

... than political. After all, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are well known sports fans. Joe Biden is not. TASS reports that the Russian Premier League football championship will resume play late next month. Germany's vaunted Bundesliga has already started ... ... calculations to develop nuclear power—and nuclear weapons—were made with slide rules, not supercomputers. During the same Cold War period, during the global polio epidemic (it was not called a pandemic), the Kremlin allowed millions of Soviet citizens ...

23.05.2020

Endgame of the Long Cold War

... Eurasian heartland states adequate or is a new, qualitatively more cohesive and integrated security equation, broadly along the geostrategic lines envisaged 70 years ago, an existential imperative? The main factor which the Soviet leadership of the first Cold War decade thought would tilt the scales of the world balance of forces in its favor was the political unity of Russia and China i.e. the Eurasian heartland. The political split in that unity and the antagonism between the two Eurasian core powers was in fact the tectonic event that resulted in the “biggest geopolitical tragedy” in the 20 th century. Today that antagonism ...

21.06.2019

2016 – A Victory of Conservative Realism

... “A battle is won by those who firmly resolve to win it.” I realized then that Russia would resolve and win. More than three years later, the tide has turned. There... ... of history.” The End of Two Eras The year 2016 marked the end of two eras: the Cold War between the two blocs, which some have unsuccessfully been trying to revive... ... “new”—Russia, but failed again. Many of the changes are quite objective: the rise of Asia, China and the other “new” when the “old” could no longer stop...

27.02.2017

“Shields up – Red Alert!” The Wall’s in Europe are suddenly going back up

... tearing down of the infamous Berlin Wall. Europe is under attack. And, it is not from Russia The whole concept of the EU and its original mandates are now coming under threat... ... sanctions. It had already lived through seventy years of relative isolation, through the Cold War years. It could live, again, if need be, for many more years in relative isolation... ... trade with – from South America and India and to the mightiest of them all…China. However, the West, I suggest, actually needs Russia, far more than Russia needs...

20.10.2015

Avoiding a New Bipolarity — What Can We Learn From the Recent Past?

... Russian-Chinese cooperation is gaining more ground, growing from mostly economic areas to political and security domains. The Chinese-Russian axis creates opportunities and temptations for neighboring and more distant states, resulting in the rapid institutional ... ... “us” and “them”, global “good” and global “evil”, reminiscent of the decades of the Cold War. Needless to say, the United States and China appear to be the centers of gravity for this new polarization of global politics. One might ask the question: is there anything ...

15.09.2015

The American UAV Attempted Apartheid

... ambiguities and obfuscations. The following evidence seems to indicate that might be the biggest mistaken assumption of all. China and Pakistan Most discussions of an immediate drone rival to the United States begin and usually end with China. At last ... ... disclose whether or not that enemy objective was successful but they were certain that the drone was not American, Chinese, or Russian: IDF claimed it to be an Iranian drone assembled in Lebanon and flown by Hezbollah. I have loosely called this in the ...

05.04.2015

Washington's Perceptions about Russian and Chinese Cyber Power

There seems to be a strong divergence in American governmental perception behind Chinese and Russian command of cyberspace and their general cyber interaction with state authority. On the one hand, there is the assumption that this is a natural manifestation of the growing desire on the part of Russia and China to achieve global superpower status. On the other hand, there are the counter-arguments that emphasize China's and Russia’s own perception of inability to operate effectively against the United States in a conventional military confrontation....

01.06.2014

Poll conducted

  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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