Search: USA,Global Governance (6 materials)

Geopolitics and Relations among Major Powers

... to more cynicism, and opportunism in foreign policies. So, what should we do to overcome the current crisis in international relations? Above all, we have to agree that the critical task of the day is the task to restore and to enhance the shattered global governance. Without addressing this task, we are not going to succeed in any other undertakings. The central dividing line in the modern international system is between order and chaos. The prime building blocks of the international system are ...

11.07.2019

Entering 2019: Challenges and Opportunities

... States. The reality is much more complicated. These days, the world is going through a profound technological, economic, social and cultural transformation, and our final destination is not clear. The increased pace of change calls for a new level of global governance, but old political habits still prevent us from moving to this level. I would venture to say that the greatest challenge of our times is a deficit of solidarity between nation states, including those of them, which are entrusted by the ...

20.12.2018

Ban Ki-Moon and the charade of transparency

UN propagandists claim that the selection process to name the next secretary general, who will take office before the inauguration of the next U.S. president, will be the most transparent in the history of the organization, which was founded in 1945. But on close examination, the security council recommends a new secretary general based on "a private meeting." This means that the politics and diplomacy that determine who becomes the next leader of the institution, and the roles of NGOs...

12.03.2016

Iron ore and steel. Strategic, volatile and primed for conflict

... and Indian neighbors on an occasional back channel basis would be a mistake. The BRICS, a weak alliance fostered by “global governance”. The risks and rewards in iron ore and steel are in the hundreds of billions of dollars and do not include ... ... steel producers. Top 10 Iron Ore Producing Nations 1 China 2 Australia 3 Brazil 4 India 5 Russia 6 Ukraine 7 South Africa 8 USA 9 Kazakhstan 10 Iran Top Steel Producers 2013 in millions of crude tons Arcelor Mittal Luxembourg 96 million tons Nippon ...

02.03.2015

Opening The Sanction Magicbox: Myth of Japanese Sanction Against Russia

Kazushige Kobayashi is a doctoral student in International Relations at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland, and a research fellow with the Europe-Asia Programme at the Balkan Security Agenda in Serbia. He holds Bachelor of Economics from Tohoku University in Japan, Master in International Affairs from the Geneva Graduate Institute, and has also studied at University of California at Davis and Moscow State Institute of International Relations. ...

21.07.2014

Alliance Redefined – Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Changing Landscape of Eurasian Geopolitics

The Soviet Union did not lose the Cold War; it was the United States who lost the Soviet Union. After the Soviet disintegration, it was America who felt a huge hole of nostalgia in her heart while the U.S. remained an important global power to new Russia. Historically, the U.S. has built its unprecedented prosperity through strategically countering its prime enemy of each time; first it was the British Empire, then the Soviet Union after the World War II, and today the honorable seat of recognition...

05.09.2013

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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