Search: Security,Russia (71 material)

 

Erdogan’s Neo-Ottoman Empire in the making-what does the West want?

... Or is it the new policy of the West to promote Islamist and NATOpartner Erdogan´s neoOttoman empire? However, if a power struggle emerges in the Assad family, Russia could also face big problems in Syria. Russian strategist Karaganov´s idea of Russia of a global supplier of international security would after Libya have its next limits. The West has toppled now all secular despots from Mubarak,Ben Ali, Saddam Hussein to Ghaddafi instead of fighting the Muslim Brothers and Islamists. The anti-IS front was the only exception. But it looks ...

15.06.2020

The Global Value Shift: Adjusting the Institutional Framework

... non-military issues pertaining to international security, including cyber-security, energy security, as well as common response across regions to pandemics. One possible format may involve the EU (covering France and, only to a degree, the UK), BRICS (Russia, China) and the North American USMCA alliance. This framework effectively involves most of the G20 countries into discussions on global security issues. The next step may involve an extension in the coverage of the regional platform to include other regional blocks (BRICS+, as well as possibly TPP and other mega-blocs). In the longer term the representation in the regional platform and ...

10.06.2020

America’s Withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty Undermines Euro-Atlantic Security

... de-escalation of tension, and prevents misinterpretation of each sides’ intentions. We believe that the treaty is still relevant. The importance of this channel of professional exchange of views cannot be overestimated, particularly at a time when Russia and Western countries lack trust and dialogue on military security issues. The exceptional value of the OST is also determined by the fact that it is one of the last legally binding agreements between nuclear superpowers promoting mutual understanding and transparency amidst a deep crisis in arms control. ...

05.06.2020

U.S. Withdrawal From Open Skies Bolsters Case for New Strategic Regime

... deterrence based on the ability to set in motion mutual assured destruction will not be, as it has been so far, the principal element of global strategic stability; it will be the only one. Reliable round-the-clock communications between the military and security headquarters of the major powers and hotlines between their leaders would help deal with incidents: U.S.-Russian deconfliction in Syria has demonstrated the effectiveness of maintaining contacts. Yet deconfliction has to be balanced against the profound lack of mutual trust between the political and military leaderships of the great powers. Having fewer ...

25.05.2020

The Dangers Of Parachute Journalism

A little learning is a dang’rous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring. (Pope)Hot on the heels of an article by a Henry Foy, entitled ‘Russia’s death toll likely to be far above official tally’, published in Nikkei Inc.’s The Financial Times (once known for its balance and seriousness) on 13 May, comes another new Cold War ‘report’ – devoid of analysis – in the same newspaper,...

20.05.2020

How Russia Can Maintain Equilibrium in the Post-Pandemic Bipolar World

... new promising area. In the diplomatic domain, triangular Russian-Indian-Chinese interaction within the RIC group framework should be given a fresh impulse. The group could become the nucleus of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), managing security on the continent of Asia. Russia’s strategic goal is to upgrade its relations with India to the level of its relations with China. Together with Moscow’s strategic partnership with Beijing, its renewed links with European countries, and closer cooperation with Japan, these ...

19.05.2020

Ambassador Anatoly Antonov's Open Letter

....org/…/bipartisan-coalition-c…/ ). On March 24 Sergey Lavrov delivered a message to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo ( https://www.mid.ru/…/asset…/D2wHaWMCU6Od/content/id/4094236… ). The Minister urged to consider the possibility of return to the home country for all the Russian citizens incarcerated in the U.S. In addition, I personally addressed to Attorney-General W.Barr and head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons M.Carvajal on the destiny of my compatriots ( https://www.facebook.com/…/a.493759737501…/1286416334902087/ ...

08.05.2020

War, the Economy and Politics in Syria: Broken Links

... Turkey’s strategic plans to complete the creation of a long buffer zone in the north of Syria, which includes Idlib territory to the north of the M-4 road by using the anti-Assad militants under its control. In doing so, Turkey wants to ensure the security of its borders and gain more room for the relocation of Syrian refugees. This time, temporary agreements between the military and the secret services won’t be enough for reliable stabilization. It is time for Russia and Turkey to seek more meaningful compromises based on a common vision of Syria’s political future. The al-Assad government’s understandable and lawful desire to quickly establish sovereignty over the country’s entire territory (it now ...

17.04.2020

Russia’s View on Nuclear Arms Control

Arms Control Today conducted a written interview in early March with Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador to the United States on issues including the current status of U.S.-Russian strategic security talks, the future of New START, talks on intermediate-range missile systems, engaging China in arms control, and President Vladimir Putin’s proposal for a summit of the leaders of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council. Arms ...

03.04.2020

Tensions between Russia and Turkey in Syria; effort for peace or Total War

... temporary deployment of US anti-aircraft systems on the Turkish-Syrian border is possible. Meanwhile, Russia's role as a key player in the Syrian crisis is important. Russia, backed by Syrian air forces to Turkey, has said it does not guarantee the security of Turkish flights over the Syrian sky. From Russia's point of view, Adleb and Aleppo are part of the Syrian territory, which is why Syria is seeking to clear these areas of opposition forces and Turkey has entered Syria without permission from Syria and tells Syrian forces not to come close to ...

17.03.2020
 

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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