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What Will the Upcoming U.S. Elections Bring to Russia and Germany? Discussion at Hanns-Seidel Stiftung

On July 14, 2020, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung held an online discussion on the U.S. Presidential Election: what implications will the election results have on relations with Russia and Germany? Experts from RIAC, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung, and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University took part in the workshop. On July 14, 2020, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung held an online discussion on the U.S. Presidential ...

17.07.2020

How would Germany and Russia position themselves in the event of a Sino-American war?

... considers important, and the EU and Germany as well as China and Iran are equally opponents. Especially since you also have to see that Germany and the EU have very close economic and political contacts with China, which he considers harmful to the USA. Germany only would have three theoretical options in an emergency: 1) Go to war against China with the United States, which would not happen militarily, but more politically, diplomatically and economically, or perhaps more than more burdensharing in ...

29.04.2020

Coronavirus as a Problem of Fathers and Sons

... coronavirus? Everyone knows that the virus is at its most dangerous when contracted by elderly people. But in everyday life, it’s not the pensioners who suffer the most from the pandemic, but the youth. Yes, of course, there have been more than twenty thousand deaths around the world – these deaths have almost exclusively been of the elderly and the very elderly. But the pandemic has changed the lives of tens and even hundreds of millions of young people, and to a greater extent than the lives of any ...

28.03.2020

German fake neomilitarism or a New East Policy?

... Germany before WW1 or WW2. Same with Japan in Asia. Germany and Japan became the losers of the last world war and are so restricted in their military capacities that they won´t become a new military power that could seriously challenge Russia or the USA. Germany tries now to get more positions within NATO and on the second track push a European pillar within NATO, but Germany won´t ever become a leading military power. Manfred Weber, the former candidate oft he European conservatives (EVP) is now propagating ...

16.01.2020

NATO Was Never Only About Russia

... to keep NATO members safe, also from themselves. NATO was never only about Russia. Andrey Kortunov: How to Stop NATO Today Germany is a great and constructive neighbor in Europe. But Europe sadly still sees other inner-neighbor relations, which unfortunately ... ... nationality of weapons Turkey should wish to buy, actually). An important discussion can start to revolve around whether the USA still belongs to NATO. Right-sizing is not enlarging; it is a change of configuration. Such a change in configuration is possible ...

05.12.2019

30 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall-Time for a New East Policy?

... Time to reflect on the development of the last 30 years and why we are on the verge of a new Cold War today. Perhaps Gorbachev made the mistake of not securing his own design for a New Europe at the time. The United States and the United Kingdom got Germany´s NATO membership, France the euro, Gorbachev $ 13 billion for the withdrawal of troops and $ 1.5 billion food aid as the supply situation of the Soviet Union worsened and the West feared that Gorbastchov would be overthrown. Perhaps more simply ...

22.11.2019

Weimar 2.0 and Russia

The EU/Germany are now on the side of democracy and social justice, and the Anglo-Americans throw themselves and all the rest into the dark Hobbesian world of the period between two wars. How should Russia position herself in this context? Power is always ...

30.09.2019

A Europe Whole and Free: A Utopia or, After All, a Future?

... prophecy to quote President Clinton who spoke at the NATO summit in Brussels in January, 1994. Should we be surprised if our continent together with the institutions has inherited their policies, including that of containment of not only Russia but Germany as well, as has become obvious under the Trump Administration? So, the alienation between Russia and the West is what did happen in the final count. What is more, it was supposed to serve as basis of unity of the preserved Western alliance in ...

23.08.2019

Meeting with Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office Jens Plötner

On May 6, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Dmitri Trenin, RIAC Member, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, had a meeting with Jens Plötner, Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office. On May 6, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Dmitri Trenin, RIAC Member, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, had a meeting with Jens Plötner, Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office....

07.05.2019
 

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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