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“We win, they lose” – Wonderful world of Binary categorisations

... thorough and detailed talks, answer to both questions was a unanimous NO. Consequently, the logical conclusion was: Moscow needs to save the US as to preserve balance of power. Without equilibrium in world affairs, there is no peace, stability, and security over the long run – a clear geostrategic imperative.[6] Indeed, right after the Nixon shock, an era of détente has started, which led to the Helsinki process and its Decalogue (that remains the largest and most comprehensive security ...

11.09.2019

Open-air Jail: China’s Suppression of Uighurs and the Lack of International Response

The use of re-education camps to suppress the ethnic Uighur community in Western China is an ongoing crisis that, if continued to be ignored by the international community, could result in the eradication of the Uighurs entirely. While the world community is absorbed in the deadly wars in Syria and Ukraine, an equally terrible tragedy is happening thousands of kilometers away from here. In the eastern province of China, Xinjiang, two million Uighurs live in jail under the open sky [1]. Officially...

19.08.2019

Moving Beyond Gujral Doctrine

... Parliament on 5 th August 2019 is not only historic but has been in line with the Government's policy to take all necessary actions to protect its people and borders. With the creation of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and direct monitoring of the security situation by the Home Ministry, India will be better equipped to handle any untoward situation that might emerge in view of the changing geopolitical environment in Afghanistan. National Security has been the main focus of the Bharatiya Janata ...

16.08.2019

Intel: Why a Military Confrontation Between Turkey and the Kurds in Syria Might Be Good News for Russia

... — and tenuous — agreement to impose a temporary cease-fire in Idlib that would help Turkey free some Syrian opposition forces for their deployment to the Euphrates area. Grigory Lukyanov, Ruslan Mamedov: Russia and Turkey: Approaches to Regional Security in the Middle East The rationale seems to be that the start of Turkish military operation may in fact benefit Moscow. The calculation is that once Turkey launches its assault and the Americans are unable to provide a cover for them, the Kurds ...

15.08.2019

Russia — US: On the Brink of a New Nuclear Arms Race

... and reverse the ongoing build-up of their respective countries’ nuclear arsenals, which had exceeded all reasonable “overkill” limits by that time. In this sense, much will depend on the general vision that future leaders will have of national security and how to improve it and, ultimately, on their chosen political course in this area. It is possible that the two parties will eventually re-embrace the arms control concept in one form or another. Therefore, it appears very relevant to analyse ...

14.08.2019

Neo-Kennan Paranoia and the Hope for Russia’s Downfall

... article is yet one more attempt on my part to bring light to this purposeful paranoia and expose for it for the fake and flawed intellectualism that it is. The focus of today’s effort is on a recently published piece in Politico.com by an international security professor working at the National Defense University in Washington, DC. (https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/08/03/russia-separatism-vladimir-putin-227498?cid=apn) Now, for those that do not know the NDU, it is a magnificent and important ...

06.08.2019

BRICS FM Meeting in Brazil: Priorities Reloaded

... of innovation and digital economy development. With important innovations of the past several years such as the BRICS+ and outreach exercises unlikely to be actively pursued this year, Brazil will likely seek to show more results in the economic and security areas to mark its contribution to developing and furthering the BRICS policy agenda. For India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar the upcoming meeting in Brazil Is set to be the first engagement with his BRICS counterparts since assuming ...

26.07.2019

Just How Far to Back Off on Iran?

... economic sanctions in order to coax Iran back to a place of willingness to negotiate may be the only sure-fire way to productively take the first step towards negotiations for a new nuclear deal and produce results that are in the interest of U.S. national security for the long-run. Jessica Meyers

26.07.2019

Does it worth Germany and France taking refuge into the arms of Russia and China?

... Ischinger, The longer Donald Trump stays in office, the higher the risk that anti-American forces will gain the upper hand in Germany and push it into the arms of Russia and China, Wolfgang Ischinger said in an interview. The chairman of the Munich Security Conference and former ambassador to Washington was speaking to Reuters days before the publication of his book "World in Danger", in which he urges Germans not to giving up on the United States because of Trump, while also pressing ...

23.07.2019

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace

The second decade of the 21st century began with a string of explosive protests in the Middle East and North Africa, which have destabilized not only the countries that saw violent regime change but the entire region. A way out of the profound systemic crisis is yet to be found. Most countries (Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan, Saudi Arabia) have launched the needed socioeconomic reforms, albeit belatedly, but outcomes are difficult to predict. In other parts of the Arab world (Syria, Libya, Yemen)...

11.07.2019
 

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