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The Imperative of U.S.-Russian Disarmament Collaboration

... extent has already done so. It is a reverse situation in comparison to the Cold War era. This time NATO has an overwhelming superiority in conventional weapons, and Russia with its nuclear doctrine has to rely heavily on nuclear deterrence. Recently the UK has sharply raised the ceiling of its nuclear warheads. A new fundamental shift is occurring—a potentially radical increase in a number of Chinese ICBMs, which may put in question the Russia-U.S. dialogue on the future of strategic stability. Moreover,...

15.02.2022

The Continuing Obsession with Russia

... imposed on Russia, enabling the US to make billions by selling its LNG and arms, and to cock an atavistic snook at Russia. If the Ukrainian army goes on the offensive and starts killing Russians (whether Russian passport-holders or ethnic Russians), Moscow ... ... was also used to encourage the first Gulf War, when the US ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, assured Saddam Hussein that the USA had no interest in Iraq’s dispute with Kuwait, thus providing Iraq with an excuse to invade. See Parenti, Michael, Inventing ...

11.02.2022

The Complex World Order

... Order Image: Lydia Williams, Unsplash CC0 The spat in 2021 about submarines between France, the UK, the U.S. and Australia is a demonstration that the world order has changed profoundly again. Brexit. The rise of China. India rising, now surpassing the UK. The fall of Kabul. The large CPTPP trading area created even after the USA quit. Immense, perhaps soon superior, technological capabilities outside the Western world. The establishment of the world’s biggest trading area, the RCEP, with China and ASEAN without either Europe or North America. Iran and Afghanistan moving ...

05.10.2021

Sputnik V in the International Arena

Over a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic in March 2020, the disease is far from under control. Although global case rates on the whole have declined, 15 countries remain near or at the peak of their infection curve. Even countries well below their peak daily infection rates – such as the United Kingdom and Morocco – recently have witnessed an uptick in cases. Just this summer, the virus’ global death toll surpassed 4 million. Fortunately, scientists’...

29.06.2021

Scotland's Independence - the Irish Border ... and the US

... severely breaking up the unity and power of the UK. Hence, Independence for Scotland will unavoidably lead to a significant weakening of the US alliance-network and vital US-linkages across the Atlantic. Should Northern Ireland also leave the UK, the UK as a once big ally of the USA, will be reduced to England and Wales. Most of the UK population would still reside in England, but big and vital parts of the territory and international clout of the UK would be gone. What Wales in that case might decide, we shall not discuss here....

17.06.2019

The Memes’ World Order

... hand, panned meme culture, denouncing Pepe the Frog as a hate symbol. She was clearly not the candidate of the Internet. When Trump won the 2016 election, it was to the elation of those meme makers who felt like they had a say in defining his image. UK and the Brexit memes The Brexit case is another example of how memes can serve as a marker of people’s reaction to changes in the country. Britain has no standard internet meme symbol for either far-right movement or left movement, but Brexit uncovered ...

09.08.2018

No common vision

More than 70 years have passed since the Tehran Conference. But today, in Russia, the idea of "invincible unity" is being revived and repackaged for a new war: the war on terror. Tehran Conference 28 November to 1 December 1943 the first meeting of the Big Three Allied leaders: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, US President Franklin D Roosevelt and Russian leader Josef Stalin aim was to discuss future strategy - and more specifically, the invasion of France (now codenamed Operation...

10.12.2015

A British View on the US – Russian Strategic Arms Control Process

As a first step one would need to define what is meant by engaging the UK in the arms control, disarmament & nuclear non-proliferation process taking place between the US and Russia. The UK’s case in the arms control, disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation process is a complicated one because of the 1958 & 1959 ...

31.01.2014

Shale Revolution – Full Steam Ahead!

... climate in which US firms experience strong comparative advantage over their foreign counterparts. Second crucial reason is USA’s entrepreneurial spirit and business mentality. Devon Energy, the biggest firm in the Barnett Shale area, was started ... ... side-effects of fracking. On 1 April and 27 May 2011 two earthquakes with magnitudes 2.3 and 1.5 were felt in the Blackpool area, UK; these earthquakes were suspected to be linked to hydraulic fracture treatments at ‘Preese Hall Well’ operated ...

15.03.2013

«Eastern Siberia Oil & Gas Conference»

... players; individual skill mainly rules the result, but at times one wins due to something beyond one’s control. The awful Fukushima Disaster boosted energy demand in Asia which was up to that time losing pace and the anti-nuclear sentiment has now carried ... ... begin to lose market share – which has not changed in the last decade. The decision must be well calculated, yet quick, as USA has almost achieved independence from energy imports due to shale which could supply North America, Australian shale could ...

05.02.2013

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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