Search: Saudi Arabia,China (7 materials)

Attack on Saudi Arabia: What Next?

... grade oil to the market since their full production cycle takes place in at the Abqaiq facilities. The loss of over half of Saudi Arabia’s oil production, if only for a time, will primarily hit Asian countries, which account for about 80 percent of ... ... ’s exports. These countries can make up for the shortage in three ways. First, they can use their own strategic reserves (China’s reserves alone are estimated at about 700 million barrels, however, there is no historic precedent for such steps); ...

25.09.2019

The Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Aden

... For the same reason, an international operation, at least at the initial stages, cannot be led by the navies of any regional powers already involved in a confrontation. It is also difficult, given the situation, to imagine that the navies of Iran and Saudi Arabia could interact effectively. Ivan Timofeev: Tanker Incidents: Who Blinks First? India, China, and Russia could offer their patrolling services, since both India and China are critically dependent on the energy sources transported through the Strait, and Russia could carry out such work thanks to the special role that Moscow plays in the ...

15.07.2019

Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... Russia’s Presence in Southeast Europe and Russia’s New Strategy The United States is pushing forward only those decisions that assure their influence on the pan-European processes as well as strengthen their positions in the global confrontation. Russia, China, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia, which are accumulating more and more influence in the region, taken separately, are not so powerful. In any case, they are simply not able to offer any alternative to the “European choice”. However, they have never even planned to offer ...

18.01.2019

EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017

According to the new findings of the ongoing research project, Asian investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017. China continues to expand its economic presence in EAEU countries and other CIS states, retaining its leadership among ...

28.12.2017

Kissinger’s Mystery

... Nixon and his National Security Advisor chose to think outside the box. Kissinger orchestrated the secret Nixon’s trip to China in 1972. It was a bold move, no doubt, because since the Communist takeover in 1949 United States had refused to acknowledge ... ... the Taiwan exiles.Donald Trump and Henry Kissinger met on 10th of May. Less than a fortnight later President Trump left for Saudi Arabia seeking to restore relations with America’s chief Muslim ally which were seriously damaged by the controversial ...

22.05.2017

The smog of war

... COP-10 meet their voluntary goals of dramatically reducing carbon emissions by that time. Back in 2012 when still at Goldman Sachs, Jim O'Neill, the creator of the BRIC (now BRICS) model, predicted that the combined GDP of eight countries-- China, Russia, India, Brazil, Turkey, Mexico, South Korea and Indonesia-- will account for about a third of the world economy by 2020. The G7 countries – Germany, the United States, Japan, Great Britain, Canada, France and Italy – will account ...

23.01.2016

Nuclear geopolitics. Shifting sands along Africa’s Uranium Road

... Australia. Even with French president Francoise Hollande sitting at 18 percent popularity in the polls France has conducted interventions in its former colonies; the Central African Republic, Mali and Niger all of which contain uranium deposits. China has become the new player in the club and its presence is being felt along Africa’s Uranium Road, the meridian that stretches from the Western Sahara to Sudan, where most of Africa’s major uranium producers are located. Sudan has been ...

19.02.2014

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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