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Little US Reward for Lithuania’s Anti-China Role

The Lithuanian gamble has low chances of succeeding Why does Lithuania provoke China on the Taiwan question? Is it indeed so important for politicians in Vilnius to have a "Taiwan Representative Office" in their city instead of a "Taipei Economic and Cultural Office" or something similar? Everybody understands ...

29.11.2021

From Proxy Wars to Proxy Diplomacy

... understanding what international politics may look like in the future. First, there was a de facto rupture of relations between China and the small Baltic state of Lithuania after the authorities of the latter made a decision to de facto recognise the sovereignty ... ... internal political events in Belarus that followed presidential elections which were not recognised by the United States or the European Union and caused discontent among a significant part of Belarusian society. In the first case, we see how the behaviour ...

16.08.2021

Sanctions Against Russia: A Look into 2021

Report 65/2021 Report 65/2021 The report analyses the application of foreign sanctions against Russian citizens, companies and economy sectors. It also considers global trends in the use of sanctions and restrictive measures against Russia within individual areas (the “Ukrainian package,” sanctions against pipeline projects, “cyber sanctions,” etc.). The report is based on Sanctions Event Database compiled by the Russian International Affairs Council. It contains data for 2020 into early 2021....

11.03.2021

Thirteen Points on Joe Biden and Russia

... with Moscow to the same extent as some Republicans were (e.g. late Senator John McCain). Joe Biden is more likely to focus on the transatlantic relations that were seriously damaged by his predecessor. Another burning matter is a trade agreement with China: it will not end the US-Chinese economic or technological competition, but can at least help to prevent a full-fledged trade war between Washington and Beijing. In sum, Biden can allow himself to put most of the Russia files on a back burner, with ...

17.12.2020

How U.S. Elections Could Impact EU-Russia Relations

... about the inexorable movement of the international system toward a polycentric world order For several long years now, the European Union has been waging onerous trench warfare on two fronts. On the eastern front, Brussels has been in conflict with ... ... anything, the reverse is likely: the inevitable difficulty of economic recovery and likely escalation of the confrontation with China will push the Trump administration to ramp up pressure on the EU even further. “The European Union is worse than China....

16.11.2020

Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok: a Puzzling Route to Political Stability in Europe

... civilizations. In Huntington's opinion, during the Cold War, the world was divided into the spheres of interests controlled by the USA and the Soviet Union. Nowadays, such division has lost its relevance due to the collapse of the Soviet Union. Therefore, ... ... as part of that market exchange. Still, the world pandemic has shown that nearly all countries in the world are dependent on China, with many having to order PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment) from China. As a result, the complex interdependence resulted ...

20.10.2020

‘Selective’ Bipolarity? From a Coalition of War to a Coalition of Sanctions

The most important task for the diplomacy of Washington and Beijing will be the fight for major players The US-China split is evolving into a long-term rivalry. It is unlikely to be affected by the US elections or the mitigation of certain ... ... significant reserve of confidence. Growing US pressure is pushing the two powers closer together. Under these conditions, the European Union is becoming important for America. Almost all EU countries are US military allies in NATO. However, the North Atlantic ...

14.10.2020

What will US-Chinese competition mean for European security? The Clingendael Institute webinar

... multilateral security arrangements, disputes within NATO and the collapse of arms control treaties, like INF and Open Skies. Both the European Union and the Russian Federation have to adjust to this new reality. Does it open up new avenues for co-operation or ... ... addressed include: How will security on the European continent be affected by growing geopolitical tensions between the US and China for the security of the European continent? As Europe increasingly has to fend for itself and strengthen its own security ...

09.09.2020

Is China Following Russia's Footsteps by Dealing With the EU as an Outcast?

China-EU relations have been in free fall since China was labeled as “strategic rival” of the EU Russia’s relations with the European Union hit their lowest in 2014, as a direct result of the political gridlock in Ukraine. Russia's subsequent involvement ... ... political might to ignore American demands. Bianca Canevari: Towards Strategic Autonomy: the Role of the EU in the Growing China-USA Rivalry President Xi pushes a cooperative agenda with the EU, highlighting that China is a partner, not a rival. But it is ...

24.08.2020

Towards Strategic Autonomy: the Role of the EU in the Growing China-USA Rivalry

... boost its capacity to handle future crises, while, simultaneously, reducing its over-dependence from other world players such as China and the USA. In this context, of particular importance is RescEU , the European crisis management body, which will be reinforced through ... ... footprints will be profoundly reduced. Of particular importance, in this context, key markets, which should be kept within the European Union ( Borell ); Free trade safeguard . Given today’s globalized world order (in contrast to the bipolar USSR/US situation),...

17.07.2020
 

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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