Search: SCO,USA,Russia (18 materials)

 

Changes in Afghanistan: Regional and International Implications

Afghanistan is an issue on which China, Russia and the US can find common language The Taliban’s return to power has fundamentally ... ... "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... ... 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...

08.12.2021

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

... 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... ... Iran. It was after a telephone talk on August 11 with Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of Russia’s Security Council, that Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of the Supreme National Security... ... 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...

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 ... ... void left by the United States and map out a strategy for Central Asian stability. In the words of President Vladimir Putin of Russia , the US withdrawal has opened “a Pandora’s box full of problems related to terrorism, drug trafficking, organized ...

06.10.2021

The Complex World Order

... these regions gravitate into larger mega-regions like the EU, Mercosur, ASEAN, and the African Union. Even larger ones like the SCO. https://russiancouncil.ru/en/blogs/kriise/mega-regions/ The diminishing of U.S. power in trade and military leads to interactions between mega-regions, regions, states, provinces, and cities in ways that increasingly bypass the USA. https://russiancouncil.ru/en/blogs/kriise/multilateralism-without-the-usa/ Multiplex A multiplex theatre is a huge building ...

05.10.2021

The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

..., the border, territorial, and ethnic problems with Myanmar are significant differences. India is isolated in the region. While India is a 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

... 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... ... country through a political dialogue and an inclusive peace process. Camilla Gironi: Moscow Is Still Central Asia’s Top Security Ally On the other hand, from now on, the... ... powers, but for regional players around this country—such as Iran, Pakistan, China, Russia, India and Central Asia countries. The ability or inability of these players...

16.06.2021

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

... 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 ... ... of Afghanistan to the U.S. is its strategic location, from where the U.S. can monitor Iran, Pakistan, Central Asia (including Russia), and China. Even though the U.S. cannot sustain itself in Afghanistan, the country wants to keep its interest in Afghanistan ...

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

... longer be associated with the Western institutions alone. As of today, BRICS and the SCO are the most successful and influential models of non-Western multilateralism, with... ... challenges at the global level. For this to be so, BRICS should not only encourage Russia, China, India, Brazil and South Africa to cooperate among themselves but also... ... 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...

31.07.2020

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

... historical inevitability or at least a completely predictable ending to a protracted play The history of relations between Russia and the G7 can be compared to a multi-act play with a convoluted storyline, magnificent scenery, a number of vivid characters ... ... 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 ...

11.09.2019
 

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