Search: Russia,Cold War (63 materials)

 

Is England, my England a Dying Butler?

... Edward Heath, the last of the British Gaullist Mohicans, are long gone. The EU has expanded into an unmanageable plethora of states, with the Franco-German axis under permanent threat from Britain, Poland, and the Baltic states, who are America’s anti-Russian fifth column cheerleaders in the EU. Their main objective has been to prevent any serious form of EU supranational military co-operation, in order to keep NATO going, and to continue the Cold War. Fifteen years ago, I visited the British ambassador to Greece, former colleague Simon Gass. When I mentioned an idea for a solution to the Cyprus problem his immediate reaction, almost automatically spastic, was: ‘But what would the Americans ...

28.07.2021

The Road to Peace and Cooperation in Europe and the World

... because the U.S. and the developing nations disagreed about the fundamental problem which had to be corrected. In the early post-Cold War era, when most Americans saw their country as the key “decision-maker,” Bill Clinton only reversed George Bush Sr.... ... possibility that the U.S. might accept this or, at least, join China in making a constructive counter-proposal regarding a joint EU/Russian plan for UN empowerment, which is why we must seriously consider the points made in the article entitled “Liberum veto ...

23.06.2021

Optimistic about the meeting between Russian and American Foreign Ministers

A meeting between the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was held on 19 May 2021. It was the first high-level interaction between the U.S. and Russia since President Joe Biden took office, which comes amidst heightened tensions between the former Cold War adversaries. The geopolitics was worsening rapidly, and the danger of a third World War has increased tremendously.Source: TASS The situation in the Middle East, the Iran-U.S. tensions, the China-U.S. rivalry, India-China border disputes, tensions ...

04.06.2021

Political Strategies in a Multi-Polar World. Where is European Union in All This Story?

... consolidate their positions in international relations and to dispute the notion of rivalry more than hegemony.Reuters The end of the Cold War meant not only the transition to another structure of the international system (from bipolarity to unipolarity to multipolarity) ... ... that the more it expands the weaker it becomes, and the EU remains vulnerable on the eastern flank, under the influence of the Russian Federation and China. The ongoing institutional tensions within the EU, appears like a crucial barrier in order to become ...

24.05.2021

A ‘Patriotic Heretic’ Favoring Renewal of U.S.-Russian Détente

.... He loved Russia, the Russian intelligentsia and believed in our country’s future” (quoted in Steele, “Stephen Cohen obituary,” 2020). 2 . Chomsky. “... We’re facing ...,” 2015. 3 . Eric Engle argues that “[the] U.S. did not win the cold war: Russia lost it.” He further claims that “Russia and the West are unlikely to “enter into a new cold war, but most likely will enter [a] new era of ‘cold peace’ [due to the fact that] Russian ideology, [though] domestically popular ..., lacks ...

18.03.2021

As Glaciers Thaw, Arctic Becomes a Hot Spot to Geopolitical Interests

... historical notions of the Cold War— a period of disastrous relations between the Soviet Union and the United States, with consequential geopolitical tensions. Media outlets and the corresponding nations mustn’t frame the situation in the Arctic as the Cold War of the 21st century, as this would have grave consequences for international relations. The U.S. and Russia are mainly at jeopardy here, and they must focus on what matters most. Scientific research is an avenue on which the two countries can collaborate effectively on. Given the Arctic’s lesser-known attributes and largely untouched environment, the ...

04.03.2021

Surviving in a Deregulated Strategic World

... Soviet Union. The countries with the largest nuclear arsenals and military establishments were also the two principal antagonists in the competition not so much for state primacy but for world ideological and socio-political hegemony. With the end of the Cold War, this is all over. Russia and the United States still possess the world’s largest by far nuclear weapons arsenals, but their relationship is no longer the main axis of world politics. The United States continues to be a superpower, but Russia is now a power of a different ...

04.02.2021

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

Russia and the US: Where Will the Growing Alienation Lead to?

... Soviet Union and the US were in confrontation. There was a high mutual interest on both sides then. Restrictions on contact and cooperation were extremely severe. But the trend was different, and reversed into a rapid and exponential growth once the Cold War ended. Today, the limits are far less rigid. But the outlook for the future is pessimistic. Any Black Swan event could turn this downtrend into a landslide fall. Russia and the US have ever fewer areas for cooperation. Economic ties are still growing despite the sanctions, but their total volume is as miserable as it has ever been. US trade with Russia amounts to half of its trade with Belgium. Arms control, which ...

27.11.2019
 

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