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Changes in Afghanistan: Regional and International Implications

... retaliatory and punitive nature, and it was a "war of necessity". In the face of such a horrific terrorist attack and thousands of civilian deaths, all major powers will retaliate, and with good reason. That is why it was widely understood and supported ... ... 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 ...

08.12.2021

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

... well as to movement restrictions, and with Tehran constantly having problems with vaccines import. Iran’s accession into the SCO demonstrates another good start for Raisi—this time, in terms of foreign policy. This is especially important amid stalled ... ... parties is so low after Donald Trump’s 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 guarantees from the U.S. so that the incident ...

11.10.2021

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

... Scotland. The pattern of “state-politics” inside the state of the UK is thus similar to the pattern of the group of states inside the EU. Spain, the Basque Country, and Catalonia illustrate a similar likeness across levels as the UK. Both Greenland and Scotland conduct international foreign policy with own diplomats in the USA and Brussels. Global politics has a “likeness on all levels”. Fractals are a mathematical concept describing such “likeness on all levels”. When you look closer at one political actor (e.g., state), you find patterns similar to the ones you ...

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

Afghanistan Will Test SCO's Capacity

The time has come for SCO member states to bring this body out to the light and to rise up to a new, post-US Afghan challenge The US is withdrawing ... ... stability, to the country. With hundreds of billions of dollars spent on the seemingly endless military operations and with thousands of Americans killed, the Biden Administration faces a harsh reality: A Western type political system is not likely to take ...

16.06.2021

U.S. Seeking Military Bases in Neighborhood or Close Vicinity of Afghanistan

... American troop presence in Afghanistan.” He further noted, “I will not pass this responsibility to a fifth,” announcing that the troops’ withdrawal would start on May 1 and be completed by September 11.Omar Sobhani/Reuters Last week, General Scott Miller, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afganistan since 2018, said that foreign military bases would gradually be handed over to the Afghan forces. “Local action” has begun as part of the planned withdrawal of foreign troops from the ...

17.05.2021

Russia Moves East, India West, Straining Ties

Russia and India are going to lose a lot if they have to take sides in this forthcoming US-China rivalry "Russia is losing India!"—I have been hearing such lamentations in Moscow for as long as I have followed world politics. Pessimism and alarmism are not a rare phenomenon among intellectuals and experts in any country, Russia included. Manifestations of Russian-Indian relations losing their past dynamics are plenty. The ...

28.12.2020

Non-Western Multilateralism: BRICS and the SCO in the Post-COVID World

... challenges, BRICS will help to moderate the fray and prevent the emergence of new Cold War blocs and the general polarisation into “USA+” and “China+”. It is important to understand in this context that a limited number of great powers are no longer able ... ... supporting the idea of a fairer polycentric world order and contributing to resolving transnational problems. It is advisable for the SCO to be positioned as a leading international organisation and the foundation of a Greater Eurasia regional international order,...

31.07.2020

Like a Suspended Gym Teacher: Why We Should Not Expect Russia to be Welcomed Back into the G7

... inevitability or at least a completely predictable ending to a protracted play. When President Yeltsin first submitted an application for Russia’s membership in the G7 back in 1992, there were simply no other alternative associations in the world where Moscow could try to squeeze in. Structures such as the G20, BRICS or SCO did not exist at the time, and Russia’s membership in NATO and the European Union seemed unrealistic even then. Therefore, joining the “Group of Seven” not only pursued situational ...

11.09.2019
 

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