Search: Terrorism,West (4 materials)

Unwanted Ally? Russia and the Future of the Anti-Terrorist Coalition

... their social base. Ad hoc Relations for Ad hoc Terrorism . Interview Kathleen Hicks, Kim Cragin and Olga Oliker Importantly, a much more dangerous trend is becoming increasingly pronounced today. Russia is excluded from the list of partners on fighting terrorism in the Western narrative as a matter of principle. It is believed that recognition of Russia as a partner even in this narrow area will allow it to break the isolation from the information sphere and gain at least a reputational if not a political victory. The ...

10.04.2018

Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

... expanding in Russia too. In short, OSCE member countries — the most powerful military nations — are hard put to keep the growing terrorist pressure in check. Why is that happening? Ivan Timofeev: Russia and the West: the New Normal First, the antiterrorism efforts of Russia and Western countries are largely divided. The parties regard each other as a priority security threat. A significant share of their resources is aimed at mutual containment, not at fighting terrorism. What’s more, there is an obvious asymmetry in approaches ...

23.05.2017

Who "Looks, Acts and Walks Like a Terrorist..."

Russia and the West have almost never seen eye-to-eye on what defines terrorism With new international Syria talks in Vienna planned for this coming weekend, the diplomatic standoff over who counts as a terrorist versus legitimate opposition in Syria will be in renewed focus. In the recent past, Russia has repeatedly ...

11.11.2015

A War for Status

... statements, Russia deployed its Aerospace Defence Forces to support Bashar al-Assad in order to combat the ISIS terrorist group. Western leaders have subtly hinted that Moscow’s goal is to save al-Assad and protect its interests in Syria. The Ukrainian ... ... attention from his “aggression” in Ukraine [1] . In fact, the Russian operation is not only part of efforts to fight terrorism and come to Bashar al-Assad’s rescue, but represents an evolution of Russia’s foreign policy to the next ...

03.11.2015

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    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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