Search: USA,International security (152 materials)


India-US Entente: A Russian Perspective

Like Russia, India is likely to resist the evolution of the international system towards a rigid U.S.-China bipolarity since such an evolution would inevitably deprive New Delhi of the freedom of manoeuvring that it enjoys now Recently there have been many speculations about the likely future of India-US relations and their impact on the Indian posture within the emerging new world order. Indeed, the India-U.S. interaction represents one of the most important bilateral relationships in the modern...


Reviving John F. Kennedy’s “Vision of Peace”

On June 10, 1963, less than eight months after his nearly-catastrophic confrontation with the Soviet Union over nuclear missiles they placed in Cuba, President John F. Kennedy (JFK) delivered a speech which must be heard by everyone concerned about the existential threat emanating from NATO’s aggressive stance against Russia in Ukraine. The decision in October 1962 by JFK to blockade Cuba brought the two nations face-to-face in a possible nuclear confrontation. Both leaders were under heavy pressure...


Blinken Is Wrong, Wrong, Wrong About Everything in Helsinki

There is no way Ukraine and NATO can “win” the military confrontation against Russia, and the best-case scenario they can project is tying down Russia in an endless conflict In welcoming Finland to NATO during a visit to Helsinki on June 2, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken gave a speech which confirms what a growing number of world leaders believe: His arrogance is matched only by his delusions. The latest in a line of geopoliticians from the Brzezinski school, Blinken seems to believe that...


This Distant Damascus

... been defeated, there are still sleeper cells in the Syrian desert. According to the UN, there are between 6,000 and 10,000 ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq, not counting the present representatives from other organizations. Additionally, there are thousands of terrorists in Syrian prisons (including those controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces), which are becoming breeding grounds for jihadist ideas. Moreover, the risk of escalation between individual countries still remains. There is a U.S. military ...


Air Balloon and U.S.-China Relations

The US was ill-prepared for a tough standoff with a superpower boasting comparable might, once the latter stopped playing at giveaway The story of the Chinese Automatic Drifting Balloon (ADB) violating the U.S. airspace in late January–early February 2023 will be a symbolic marker for a new phase of deterioration in the US-China relations. The relations were rapidly eroding throughout 2022 and early 2023. In some aspects, U.S.-China relations in 2022 evoked obvious associations with U.S.-Russian...


U.S. Foreign Policy Towards China: Outlook and Implications for Russia

Report #83 / 2022 Report #83 / 2022 World order structural transformations are going hand-in-hand with new global power shifts where the United States and China will be vying for dominance. However mutually beneficial the Sino-American relations have been since the 1970s, recent years have borne witnessed to soaring uncertainty and confrontation between the U.S. and China. This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current U.S. foreign policy strategy towards China, focusing on the most...


Predicting a Tripolar Nuclear World: Where Does the United States Fit In?

Policy Brief #44 / 2022 Policy Brief #44 / 2022 In October 2022, Joseph Biden’s administration published the new U.S. Nuclear Posture Review (NPR-2022) as part of a single National Defense Strategy (NDS-2022) package along with the Missile Defense Review (MDR-2022). The previous Nuclear Posture Review appeared in February 2018 during Donald Trump’s presidency. One of the key functions of any publicly available strategic document is to deliver information to other states – both friendly and hostile...


The Prosperity Gospel in American Strategic Culture: A Unique Defense Problem

... The stresses this has placed on the U.S. defense community are immeasurable. Problem 3: Assistance provided through American SCPG creates an ordained international leadership over allies. In PG, there is no explicit shunning of fellow worshipers or refusal to interact and engage with other denominations. However, the quality and equity of that interaction has been called into question, in that there is rarely a fair exchange of ideas, nor is there an expectation on the PG side that another group will ...


RIAC at "Sixty Years of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Lessons for the 21st Century" International Conference

... developing strategic arms control mechanisms, and other issues. Several RIAC members spoke at the event, including Anatoly Antonov, Russia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States; Alexei Arbatov, Head of the Center for International Security at IMEMO RAS; Evgeny Buzhinsky, Chairman of PIR Center Board; Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Vladimir Orlov, PIR Center Director, MGIMO Professor; as well as the following experts: Elena Chernenko, Special correspondent ...


Seven Differences from Cuban Missile Crisis

For both sides, the stakes in the current crisis are higher than they were 60 years ago Today, it’s come to be trendy to draw parallels between the current state of U.S.-Russian relations and the famous Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. All the more so, because we are on the cusp of the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Crisis: the decision taken by the John F. Kennedy administration to impose a blockade on Cuba was made at the White House in the evening of October 20, having triggered the acute phase...


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%)
For business
For researchers
For students