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Professor Jeffrey Sachs: “I Don’t Believe in Isolating Russia”

... shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy and “blue hydrogen” (producing hydrogen from Russia’s gas, and then sequestering the CO 2 ). Ivan Timofeev: The US Confiscation Policy According to the recent IMF working paper and statements , the West has imposed unprecedented financial sanctions against Russia, while this bears the risk of eroding the dominance of the U.S. dollar as the Ukraine conflict could cause more fragmentation in global financial system. Would you agree with that assumption as Russia, ...


A Different Global Governance: Taming the Excesses of Realpolitik

... self-interest and rationality. The transmogrification of the former Soviet Union countries was to go from the extreme of self-sacrifice and egalitarianism to the idolization of individualism and inequality as the new vector of the moral compass. At the country level, the Western domination throughout the 1990s resulted not in an inclusive model of international cooperation, but rather unilateralism and the by-passing of the UN in pursuing geopolitical goals. The whole algorithm of how individual self-interest leads to ...


The Day the United Nations Ceased to Exist

... the conflict’s total toll approached a million. A new wave of Syrian refugees swept through Turkey and flooded Europe. Russia blocked US and British resolutions on enforcing peace on Damascus in the UN Security Council nine times. Eventually, the Western countries accused Moscow of deliberately subverting the Security Council work. Quoting UN General Assembly Resolution 377 (V) in her speech at a regular session of the UN General Assembly in the fall, British Prime Minister Theresa May categorically demanded ...


Unwanted Ally? Russia and the Future of the Anti-Terrorist Coalition

.... The CIA’s warning about a possible act of terror in St. Petersburg last year and the meeting of the heads of the Russian and US secret services were not part of the general picture and are not enough to reverse the trend. It is asserted that the United States and the West in general can fight terrorism without Russia. For the time being the word “terrorism” is timidly applied to Russia but it looks like the discourse is about to change. Judging by what we have seen, the West has prepared the role of outsider for ...


What is right vs. what works

... the notion that humans have inalienable rights, not given by any government, but inherent through their god or intelligence through evolution. The other option, is what works in the near term, where a polarized world supports authoritarian regimes around the world, who are aligned to the East or West, and effectively brutalize and keep it a cap on their citizens and dissent. This option permits those in wealthier nations to go about their day, play on facebook/linkedin, write elitist opinions on social media, without setting foot in the land ...


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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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