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Interpreting the Biden Doctrine: The View From Moscow

... involvement. It is focusing even more on strengthening the home base. Overseas, the United States is moving from a global crusade in the name of democracy to an active defense of liberal values at home and Western positions abroad. Afghanistan has been ... ... ideological, and strategic focus of U.S. foreign policy has shifted. China is the main—some say, existential—challenger, and Russia the principal disrupter. Iran, North Korea, and an assortment of radical or extremist groups complete the list of adversaries....

14.09.2021

American Weaponry in the Hands of the Taliban

... anti-Russia sanctions. In addition to the Executive Order on Blocking Property with Respect to Specified Harmful Foreign Activities of the Government of the Russian Federation signed on April 15, 2021, the White House published a Fact Sheet outlining key accusations against Russia, which include reports on rewards for the murder of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan. According to the document, the Biden administration is taking measures following the intelligence reports of Russia having encouraged Taliban attacks on the U.S. ...

13.09.2021

The Nuclear Triad: Alternatives from the Days Gone By

... nuclear-weapon states possess at least one component of this “package.” Nuclear superpowers, such as the United States, Russia and China, have all the three components (the United States, however, lacks the RMLs), while smaller nuclear states have ... ... unthinkable. Besides, only heavy aircraft could at that time offer the capability of delivering nuclear weapons across many thousands of kilometers, which was the ultimate requirement in the stand-off between the United States and the Soviet Union. The ...

03.09.2021

The Fall of Kabul and the Balance of Power in Greater Eurasia

... the agreement of the leading regional powers like Russia and China that the Taliban movement should be given a chance to show prudent behaviour inside and outside. For China, this is cooperation in the implementation of major economic projects and refusal to support those religious groups that pose a threat to the security on the Chinese territory. For Russia, this means the absence of aggressive intentions towards the countries of Central Asia. To independently ensure its security, Moscow cannot have complete confidence, as well as a reduction in the flow of drugs coming from Afghanistan. We have reason ...

02.09.2021

Russia & The Taliban: From Narrative Challenges To Opportunities

The Taliban’s lightning-fast takeover of Afghanistan was a “black-swan” event that completely changed the geostrategic situation in Central and South Asia. It also resulted in Russia’s pragmatic ties with the Taliban coming to the forefront of global attention after its officials’ generally positive assessments of the group, which their government still officially designates as terrorists. The Kremlin began intensifying ...

25.08.2021

Afghanistan Marks the Beginning of the End of US-led Unipolarity

... international stability. The authors even go on to suggest that the concept of hegemony is itself “inappropriate” in a non-unipolar world scenario. Zhao Huasheng, Andrey Kortunov: The Coming Bipolarity and Its Implications: Views from China and Russia As Amitav Acharya predicts, non-unipolarity will not be chaotic and insecure. Quite the opposite, the author believes, the said arrangement could result in greater international collaboration, providing regional powers with more space for local ...

24.08.2021

Virtual Conference “Economic Transformations of the Central Asian Region and the Influence of China, Russia, and the U.S.”

... has organized a two-day virtual Conference on Economic Transformations of the Central Asian Region and the Influence of China, Russia, and the U.S. The Conference is administered in cooperation with the Almaty Management University, Kazakhstan, The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and Webster University in St. Louis, MO, USA. The event will provide an exclusive forum to discuss and explore contemporary thinking of leading academic and business practices related to the economic transformation of economic policies and practitioners in countries of the Central Asian region....

24.08.2021

Sanctions Against Belarus: A Hybrid Option

... in the new decree. Ivan Timofeev: Ryanair Incident: Five Sanctions Risks for the Republic of Belarus First, the sanctions have acquired a sectoral dimension. The sectoral meaning of the sanctions differs from that in which they are used against the Russian defence, financial and energy sectors. In the case of Russia, we are talking about a certain set of restrictions used against a number of organisations from the aforementioned sectors, which is not related to blocking sanctions. For this, a separate ...

18.08.2021

Taliban in Kabul after two decades

... aimed to spoil Afghan peace and sabotage the stability in Afghanistan. The countries around Afghanistan suffered a lot due to war in Afghanistan and were struggling to bering peace and stability in Afghanistan. The U.S.—in an attempt to harm China and Russia—may continue spoiling peace in Afghanistan. After the staged drama “9/11” incident, American and their allied forces began an invasion of Afghanistan called Operation Enduring Freedom, to push the Taliban from Afghanistan. On December 7, ...

17.08.2021
 

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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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