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Nagorno-Karabakh: A Frozen Conflict Rethawed

... Artsakh and neighbouring Armenia have introduced martial law and total mobilization, while Azerbaijan introduced martial law and a curfew, with partial mobilization being declared on September 28. International entities such as the United Nations, the European Union, as well as countries including but not limited to the United States of America, Russia and Germany have strongly condemned the ongoing clash and called on both sides to deescalate tensions and immediately resume negotiations. Michael Lambert: ...


U.S. and European Sanctions on Syria

... response to Syrian support for terrorism, activities in Lebanon, and other Syrian government activities, and a second phase that started in 2011 and has continued to the present, that U.S. policymakers stated was a response to the Syrian civil war. The European Union began to impose sanctions starting in 2011 as Syria’s civil war broke out, and the EU has escalated sanctions in several stages since 2011. The United Nations has imposed a limited number of sanctions related to Syria, generally targeted ...


Don’t Expect Sanctions to Stop Nord Stream II

... is projected to be completed. It will be too late, and a “kill-switch” can, therefore, only be found in the actions of the present, which are currently en route to the Senate. An ideal scenario would entail a tripartite summit involving Russia, USA, and Europe to find a solution to the issue — a push towards an entente. Given the current complexity of affairs, however, it would require a strong willingness from all parties involved, a willingness that has been absent from the American side....


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

... At the same time international security cooperation has been steadily eroding, as demonstrated by the paralysis of 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 will the deadlock of recent years deepen into further confrontation? The Clingendael Institute is pleased to organise a webinar ...


Inter-Parliamentary Dialogue: Added Value or Merely a Substitute for Traditional Diplomacy?

... the problems facing societies and provokes a response from states, which become the objects of it. As a result, the “safeguards of order” and its “violators” simply change their places, and the discussion is reduced to an exchange of mutual accusations. The goals of inter-parliamentary platforms are undermined. The assemblies find themselves in crisis, dialogue does not lead to concrete results. This is a negative scenario. But if we explore a positive one, assuming that as a result of the ...


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

... 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 ...


The Caesar Act: A New Challenge for Syria?

... power” ( Awlad alsulta ), falling out of favour. Last year, he was rumoured to have been placed under house arrest for his refusal to donate the bulk of his 5-billion-dollar fortune to advance the Syrian President’s personal efforts to involve the private ... ... is debating adjusting its approaches to the Syrian reconstruction effort. The German expert Muriel Asseburg notes that the European Union’s consolidated standing is eroded by differences between the United Kingdom, Germany and France on the one hand,...


Britain Learns to Apply Sanctions

... consequences relative to the size of the British economy. It is also important not to ignore London’s role as a participant in the international “sanctions coalitions”. Most likely, Britain will support US sanctions more enthusiastically than the European Union. First published in the Valdai Discussion Club .


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

... 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),...


Post-COVID-19 Sanctions Policies

... The future of US hegemony in this area will depend on the policies of other major players, such as the EU, China and Russia. European Union: Sanctions as an Alternative to Diplomacy and Weapons Sanctions Against Russia: A Look Into 2020. RIAC Report ... ... regulators and restrictions on future operations [ xxxii ]. The Huawei case was even more high-profile. It also began with accusations of supplies to Iran and could well have ended in fines. But the Trump administration opted for a tougher approach. Huawei ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
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