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Russia-Japan Relations: Were Abe’s Efforts In Vain?

Expanding the modest elements of trust in the Japan-Russia relationship, talking through reciprocal concerns before they lead to conflict, avoiding bilateral incidents, and engaging ... ... challenge the new Japanese government led by Fumio Kishida is facing is the intensifying confrontation between its large neighbor China and its main ally America. In addition to moves to energize the Quad group to which Japan belongs alongside Australia, India,...


Shared Territorial Concern, Opposition to US Intervention Prompt Russia’s Support to China on Taiwan Question

... 2019, President Donald Trump promised his full support to Juan Guaidó, Head of the National Assembly in Venezuela, in his crusade against President Nicolas when the government of Maduro demonstrated its spectacular resilience. Juan Guaido very soon almost ... ... political asylum in the United Arab Emirates. Zhao Huasheng, Andrey Kortunov: The Coming Bipolarity and Its Implications: Views from China and Russia Again and again, Washington gives reasons to conclude that its partners, clients and even allies can no longer consider ...


Iran in the SCO: a Forced “Look East” Strategy and an Alternative World Order

... so that Iran’s SCO membership could be finalized. Besides, throughout this year, Russia has repeatedly urged to endorse Iran’s bid for SCO membership. Intrinsic Motivation... ... October 27, 2019, for a period of three years. Then, late into Rouhani’s presidency, China and Iran signed a 25-year cooperation agreement on March 27, 2021, to comprehensively... ... demarche that the prospects for new agreements are increasingly elusive. Ivan Timofeev: USA-Iran: Why Is the Deal Stalled? All the more so since Iran is demanding security...


The Complex World Order

... with multiple equilibriums interceded by transitions of breakdowns. The Empire of Qin (China), the Roman Empire, the British, Austro-Hungarian, and German empires and the... ... EU, Mercosur, ASEAN, and the African Union. Even larger ones like the SCO. The diminishing of U.S. power in trade... ... mega-regions, regions, states, provinces, and cities in ways that increasingly bypass the USA. Multiplex...


Davis Center Discussion "The Taliban Takeover and Central Asian Security: What Will Russia and China Do?"

... Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University held a public international expert discussion on the topic: "The Taliban Takeover and Central Asian Security: What Will Russia and China Do?" Foreign affairs analysts from Russia, China, the USA, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan took part in the online discussion. Russia’s position on the new government in Kabul was presented by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General. Video


Should Russia Be Worried by the New AUKUS Alliance?

... “contract of the century” to build a new generation of diesel-powered submarines for Australia elicited mixed reactions in Russia. Some were pleased to see a conflict arise between the United States and France, while some expressed concern that the ... ... the French diesel submarines, Canberra will now get eight nuclear submarines). Alexander Yermakov: Barrier Reef to Counter China: Nuclear Edition These are valid points, but they all focus on the short-term consequences of the creation of AUKUS. Yet ...


Are Rules of the Game Possible in the Era of Nuclear Weapons?

... necessary to search and establish relatively stable rules, at least at the highest level, regulating the inevitable competition. The question is, to what extent are such rules really necessary for the survival of those who can create them? The official Russian doctrine is based on an unquestionably positive answer to this question and regards the UN Charter as a set of general “laws” for the world of sovereign states. China and most countries in the world follow the same approach. The United States and its allies in the West believe that the UN is, of course, the main international institution, but in addition to formal equality of rights in world politics, there is ...


Comparing The Contours of Russia’s Ummah Pivot in Syria & Afghanistan

The Ummah Pivot Russia’s 21st-century grand strategy can be described as its leadership’s aspiration to make their country the supreme balancing ... ... focus being on expanding ties with non-traditional partners. Russia cannot become disproportionately dependent on the East (China) or West (EU), hence why it’s recently taken to exploring previously untapped opportunities beyond its Southern frontier ...


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 ... ... on U.S. soil. Meantime, the geopolitical, geoeconomic, 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....


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

... consolidated political movement with a unified leadership and control system. Second, 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 ...


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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  
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