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BRICS and food security

... designed to make the group a key player in the global food security regime. But they did. Now the world is waiting. From a moral and business ethics perspective the effort makes sense and can add value to the BRICS brand. But success depends on China, India and Brazil, who are impacted by drought and infrastructure problems that step on their economic performance. And Russia is dealing with a sanctions regime that includes food, orchestrated by Washington and its European allies. BRICS food security....


The American UAV Attempted Apartheid

... massive domestic problem for Pakistan. Pakistan’s request for Reaper technology from the U.S. has been long-standing. The refusal has been based on successive American presidential administrations feeling Pakistan was not ‘capable of handling such ... ... After all, the aforementioned Israeli Heron-1 platform has already been sold in recent years to Brazil, France, Germany, and India. Greater Asia Singapore joined the above list of Heron-1 acquirers in 2012. Unlike other countries, Singapore emphasized ...


Narendra Modi’s Nuclear Triumph and the “Semi-Decay” of the Nonproliferation Regime

Narendra Modi’s atomic diplomacy A breakthrough in negotiations between New Delhi and Washington on nuclear energy cooperation is an undeniable diplomatic success of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The details of the agreement that was reached are virtually unknown. However, it is already clear that the agreement could have a significant impact not only on the development of relations between India and its neighbors,...


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

... revenue generating power of the major traditional steel powers. Largest Steel Companies (in billions of Euros) from January through October 2013 1 Arcelor Mittal Lux. 56.8 billion 2 Nippon Sumitomo Japan 36.3 3 Posco S.Korea 32.9 4 JFF Japan 20.0 5 Tata India 17.5 6 Bao China 15.8 7 Nucor USA 14.3 8 Gerdau Brasil 13.9 9 U.S. Steel USA 13.1 10 Thyssen-Krupp Ger. 11.5 11 VoestAlpine Austria 11.2 12 Evraz Russia 9.4 13 Severstal Russia 9.0 14 China Steel Taiwan 8.5 15 NLMK Russia 8.2 Total in October 2013 Euros = 278.4 billion Total in ...


The Results of Modi’s Visit to the U.S.

... whatever surfaced, it could be described as the success of the visit. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi used his U.S. visit to trump up his triumph in the Parliamentary elections earlier this year by staging an impressive, Bollywood-style rally of 20 thousand members of the Indian diaspora in New York’s Madison Square Garden. It was a signal to the White House that its decision of revoking Modi’s U.S. travel visa in 2005 over alleged involvement in anti-Muslim riots in his home state of Gujarat was a wrong diplomatic ...


Future International Relations: a View from Beijing

Regular symposium “Future of Global Governance: a View from the U.S.A., Russia, China and India” was held in Beijing under the auspices of the Carnegie Corporation of New York to gather experts on financial and economic risks, world policy and international relations. Russia was represented by RIAC Program Director Ivan Timofeyev, as ...


Emerging trends in naval pluralism

... maintain so powerful a navy. Other maritime powers have been deprived of these factors. Some countries, such as the UK, lack the political will to actively expand their fleet. Others, like Russia, lack the required resources. And others, such as China, India and Turkey, lack the requisite modern technology. Photo: USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) Economic development, the spread of relatively cheap and simple naval technologies, as well as acute competition in the global shipbuilding market all ...


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  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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