Working Paper #66, 2022
Although the Russia-Ukraine conflict, which is now unfolding before our very ... ... exception to the established rules that underpin a mostly stable world order, an accidental blip on the computer monitor? Or are ... ... ongoing coronavirus pandemic, exacerbated tensions in the U.S.-China relations, political regime change in Afghanistan, instability ... ... accelerate the country’s integration into the economy of the European Union, allowing for Ukraine’s accession to the EU.
... are accelerating is the rivalry between the United States and China, which has prompted many to start talking about a “new ... ... States poses a greater threat to their respective countries than Russia and (with the exception of Japan) China [
It is unclear ... ... turning into a dual-core system with centres in Washington and the European Union that are undergoing a kind of strategic decoupling ... ... are many reasons why. Let us outline a few of them. First, the world order that existed during the Cold War was relatively simple....
The conclusion is clear: to preserve the liberal world order by all means, to rationalize United States policy, and to isolate Russia and China or make them return to their usual roles. But a return of the old order of post-bipolar times is unlikely
Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar
The organizers of the Munich Security Conference have released their
... conflict with France.
Could we imagine such flexibility today? Could we suppose that over the course of two or three years, Russia would be capable of swapping its current partnership with China for an alliance with the United States? Or that the European Union, as it faces increasing pressure from the United States, would re-orient itself towards strategic cooperation with ... ..., the leaders of great powers today do not have the flexibility that is absolutely necessary to maintain a stable multipolar world order.
At the end of our short historical sketch, we can ask another curious question. Why did the 1814–1815 Congress ...
Russia needs “smart” foreign policy
The recent presidential ... ... for decades to come. After all, the foundations of the future world order are being laid today; the new models of global politics ... ... years, particularly with regard to the development of Russia–China relations. Nevertheless, we are only starting to find our ... ... Russia will have to make every effort to restore relations with the European Union, which, despite serious travails, has demonstrated ...