Search: Russia,Ukraine,China (8 materials)

Goodbye, U.S. Foreign Policy

... as a perfect reason to intensify domestic pressure on the American President, who arguably conditioned military assistance to Ukraine in exchange for investigation of Democratic presidential hopeful for 2020, Joe Biden. In this respect, the assumption ... ... not a witch-hunt as some would argue; this is the end of U.S. foreign policy we have known for the last 80 years. The rise of Russia, China and other less influential regional powers pushes the United States to either defend its dominance or step back. In other ...


The “Russian Card” in the International Game

The best way to knock the “Russian card” out of the hands of political profiteers is to implement a well-balanced, long-term and consistent strategy of ... ... consistent strategy of Russia’s relations with a specific state or groups of states. The most instructive case is RussiaChina relations. There have been and there will be many attempts to sow doubts or mutual suspicions, to resurrect old grievances ...


Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... systems obsolete? But if Missile Defenses do prove to be effective, at least against some missile systems, is it possible to develop some form of dual key Missile Defense system against third party threats? How can the U.S. best reassure Russia and China that the US deployment of MD systems is not aimed a developing a first strike capability? Russia–Crimea–Eastern Ukraine In June 2017, just after the U.S. re-imposed sanctions on Moscow, the U.S. State Department insisted that the new sanctions measures were intended to reinforce existing sanctions and that they were “ designed to counter attempts to circumvent ...


Six Key Trends in Russian Foreign Policy, as Seen by the West

... to find a way to turn German leadership to its favor, thereby blunting any future U.S. policy of containment and more active pressure. Russia will seek to ameliorate Germany, and repair that relationship. The way back into German graces lies through Ukraine, hence Russia has worked hard over the summer to restore its credibility in seeing the Minsk-2 ceasefire agreement implemented. #5: The China factor Russia's relationship with China will ironically mirror its previous interaction with the West, cycles of engagement and disappointment. On the one hand, there is far more substance and economic basis for cooperation there; on the other, ...


Why Should We Talk About the National Interest?

... self-development at the expense of foreign policy ambitions. Today, international objectives are coming to the forefront. So, forecasting China's national interests as far as 15-20 years from now is hardly plausible. The PRC is working hard to build up its international ... ... the use of not just standard economic and military tools but also information assets. Both the outbreak and deepening of the Ukraine crisis are absolutely contrary to Russia's interests. Could you predict the outcome of the Ukraine crisis? Is there a way for Russia to accelerate a settlement ...


Russia: Pivoting to Asia or Just to China?

... fireworks displays in Sevastopol, Simferopol and Moscow marked Crimea's accession to the Russian Federation. Just before that, the United States introduced first real economic... ... is building for the Russian Navy. It may well be that that order will be canceled. Ukraine, faced with the prospect of losing the special gas price granted by President... ... deteriorating. One obvious way to respond to this is to reach out to Asia and the Pacific. China, of course, will not follow Western sanctions: it is more likely to exploit them...


Chinese Observers Commenting on Russian Policies during the Ukrainian Crisis

... situation. China has been known to oppose any regime change that occurs through violence since China itself faces the issue of separatism. If Crimea announces its independence through a referendum, China is unlikely to recognize and support it. And although Russia is a strategic partner of China, Ukraine is also its strategic partner, and Russia therefore cannot count on Chinese support over the issue of a referendum on the independence of Crimea.<…> The complete text of Dr. Zhang Hong’s commentary was published by the influential ...


Ukrainian NITKA: Grasp ALL, Lose All

The ground-based naval aircraft training facility NITKA which seems to be in terminal decline. The ground-based naval aircraft training facility NITKA, built in the 1970s -1980s near the city of Saki on the Crimean Peninsula, now Ukraine, which seems to be in terminal decline. Due to the Ukrainian leaders’ vacillation on cooperation in the defense-sector, Russia, NITKA’s main user, has launched construction on its own complex, as have India and China, who also have Soviet-built aircraft carriers. Inter-Slavic Dispute NITKA was put into service in August 1982, when the facility’s ramp was first used to ski-jump a T-10K, the prototype for the SU27K carrier-based fighter, later mass produced ...


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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