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Do We Have a Future?

Since everything is permanently flowing, only history, the past, can exist Before even addressing this question, a particularly relevant one, given the current frightening disorder and madness in most of our so-called ‘western world’, I must stipulate that the future does not exist, except in our minds. This makes the question redundant, unless we think deeply, and simplify. So do please try to read on. Explanation Andrey Kortunov: A New Western Cohesion and World ...


If the World Is One Family, Why Do We Seek to Destroy It?

... there, we could have made billions! But my father said no, he runs a very big construction company, he was apprehensive because of highly underdeveloped infrastructure. now look at how amazingly they’ve progressed and transformed. And look at entire West Asia, Dubai, they have become very prosperous and major centres of global investments. And why? Hydrocarbons! They found them there and that’s how it is. Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury: India Will Continue to Be Neutral So, because there’s no equitability ...


Dis-United Nations and Conceptual Mazes of the New World Order

... negotiations on arms control, especially concerning its nuclear component as the “core axis” across the entire system of international security. What of the UN’s real contribution to facilitating negotiations amid the current international crisis!... ... regulate the activities of regional actors and structures, say, in the Euro-Atlantic zone, in the same way NATO or the former Western European Union can do. Did the organization function as a counterweight in the process of the Alliance’s hasty expansion ...


A New Western Cohesion and World Order

Working paper № 69 / 2022 Working paper № 69 / 2022 The working paper explores the factors that predetermined the Western switch from divergence to convergence in the 2020s along with the key features of the commenced consolidation within the ranks of the Collective West. Is current Western unity incidental or strategic? Is it transient or long-standing? How much ...


Russia in 2020: Alternative Scenarios of the Near Future

... The first was what we called the ‘Kremlin’s Gambit’. It is a kind of extrapolation of major trends, which were relevant to the realities of the 2000s. It implies competitive, however not hostile, relations with the outside world, including the West. At home, the ‘Kremlin’s Gambit’ is about a state-led modernisation, based on favourable commodities’ prices, centralisation of power and an ‘exchange’ of political freedoms for economic prosperity. ‘Fortress Russia’ was the second ...


Is War Inevitable?

... prospects of the Ukrainian crisis. Journalists, experts, and politicians claim—with all seriousness—that a Russian-Ukrainian war can hardly be thwarted, not to mention article that seek to explore a purported coup in Kiev, the crushing response of the West, or even the looming nuclear conflict of global dimensions. We shall try to find an answer to a number of interwoven questions, which might arise in the minds of those who face this wave of dire prophecies and predictions. Why has this information ...


Kabul: Old Problems are New Challenges

... a significant amount, if not the bulk, of foreign financial aid to Afghanistan moving forward. We should keep in mind that the practical steps taken by the United States concerning Afghanistan will largely serve as a model for the entire collective West. Everyone in Washington is aware of this. However, the United States is still pondering as to the best modes of interaction with the Taliban, exploring the possibility to participate in humanitarian and other programmes in Afghanistan. This is evidenced ...


US-China Relations: Moving Towards a New Cold War?

US-China relations are unlikely to develop into an open conflict in the foreseeable future because the price would be too high for both sides Introduction In 2014, Russia and the West entered into a serious conflict due to the Ukrainian crisis. At that time, it seemed that Moscow was doomed to oppose a powerful and consolidated enemy on its own. In a matter of months, their relations lost all remnants of partnership of the previous ...


Advancing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region, 2021 and Beyond

... addressing transnational threats and the imperative for new cooperative approaches to effectively anticipate, prevent, and address them. The unresolved conflict in Ukraine remains a potential flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation between Russia and the West, and this tension threatens security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region more broadly. A political resolution remains fundamental to ending the armed conflict in the Donbas region, to improving prospects for constructive Ukraine-Russia dialogue ...


Andrey Kortunov: Cooperation with the West Will Only Happen When Russia Modernises

... the rise of China, but what about other major powers in the world, such as the US, the EU and Russia? Igor Ivanov: Rethinking International Security for a Post-Pandemic World It is difficult to say, because at best we are only near the middle of the epidemic.... ... crises are much more dangerous and painful for emerging economies like India, Brazil and Russia than they are for the developed Western countries. Speaking of Europe, the coronavirus has coincided with a generational change among national leaders and crises ...


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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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