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Peacebuilding in Eurasia

... Russia and the West, the consequences of which will affect, to one degree or another, all the states of Eurasia. Those measures of economic and political pressure that the United States and its allies are now applying to Russia in terms of their size and scope cannot yet be compared with a full-fledged blockade, although they are approaching it; there may turn out to be such a blockade in the coming months. In this case, even if such a blockade is of a hybrid nature and allows companies to retain part ...

24.03.2022

China’s Disjointed Foreign Policies Concede Agency on Kazakhstan Discourse Control

... that each of the three state institutional actors has had to craft competing narratives of events, actors, their agency and both the real and the desired outcomes. Constructing and controlling these narratives means first establishing and defending discourse formation control. Assessing the relative success of the three state actors’ abilities to project narratives and control discourse, China has come a distant third to not even particularly convincing or strong narrative formation by the dominant ...

07.02.2022

Modernising India-Russia Ties

... differences were set aside to make transformative progress in defence, fintech and connectivity, commencing a new era of India-Russia relations fit for the 21st century The India–Russia leaders’ summit and ministerial meetings in New Delhi on Dec. 6, scored big. Differences were set aside to make transformative progress in defence, fintech and connectivity among other sectors, commencing a new era of India-Russia relations fit for the 21 st century. Aleksei Zakharovv: Russia-India Summit: Is the ...

10.12.2021

Changes in Afghanistan: Regional and International Implications

... attitude of its Central Asian neighbors. If the local countries fail to coordinate and cooperate, it will not only bring new complicated factors to the Afghan issue, but also cause new contradictions between the them. Andrey Kortunov: Afghanistan Will Test SCO's Capacity The SCO faces the question of how to deal with the Taliban government. Afghanistan is an observer state of the SCO and regularly participated in SCO’s summits and other activities. There is also an SCO – Afghanistan Contact Group. The ...

08.12.2021

India — Pakistan and Russia — Ukraine: What if We Compare the Two?

The only way the relations between New Delhi and Islamabad can return to normal is within a broader international context. The same is true of Moscow — Kiev relations India and Russia are two great powers on the Eurasian continent, and it is for a good reason that they both claim a proactive role in establishing a new order on the continent as well as globally. The two countries epitomize ...

25.10.2021

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

... specific goals will be forced to talk and negotiate on a regular basis with the largest states of the macro-region On September 17, a package of several dozen documents was signed in Dushanbe at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The highlight of the meeting was the decision taken by the Heads of State Council of the SCO on launching the procedure of granting SCO membership to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Ivan Timofeev: US Sanctions Against Iran and the Future of the JCPOA: ...

11.10.2021

Experts from Russia, India and Iran Discuss Developments in Afghanistan

... Finland; P.S. Raghavan, Former Chairman, National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), former Ambassador to Russia; and Mikhail Konarovsky, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation; Leading Research Fellow, Center for East Asia and SCO Studies, Institute of International Studies, MGIMO University; RIAC Member. Session 2 focused on the implications of recent developments in Afghanistan for third parties - the United States, China, Turkey, and the Persian Gulf region. Their influence ...

08.10.2021

Russia’s War on Terror(ism)

While keeping an eye on Kabul, Moscow is not sitting back The chaotic US exit strategy from Afghanistan, the quick Taliban takeover, the resurgence of Isis-K attacks and the rise of militant factions have emphasized the need for other international actors to fill the void left by the ...

06.10.2021

The Complex World Order

... superior, technological capabilities outside the Western world. The establishment of the world’s biggest trading area, the RCEP, with China and ASEAN without either Europe or North America. Iran and Afghanistan moving towards China and towards the SCO. Rising calls in the EU for Strategic Autonomy from the U.S. It is now clear that the world is not simple. Modern International Relations Theory in Big Trouble International Relations thinkers have problems with complexity. Kenneth Waltz’s famous ...

05.10.2021

The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

... close ally with the U.S., it must look after American interests and protect its strategic goals. It is against Russian interests. Naturally, the gap between India and Russia may widen further. It also creates doubts about the Indian presence in the SCO, which China and Russia lead. Maybe, India is sharing the confidential issues discussed in the SCO with the U.S. The whole region needs to re-assess its policy toward India as spying for the U.S. The region is struggling for peace, stability and development,...

05.08.2021
 

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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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