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Trading the Iron Curtain for Iron Shackles: Russian and the U.S. National Security Strategies

... information on potential threats in order for the government to proactively shape policies to combat future threats to national and international security. The DIA itself is a reputable organization, providing in-depth and comprehensive analyses as accurately ... ... military capabilities possessed by the current Russian state. The report takes care to mention Russian involvement in multilateral arms reduction treaties, somewhat contradicting the accusatory tone that followed the statement criticizing Russia’s refusal ...


War of the Future – How Do We See It?

Limited War is Back The anniversary of the Victory in World War II is an occasion to reflect on the danger of a new war breaking out between great powers. The end of World War II ushered in the nuclear era. Ever since that time scholars have been ceaselessly debating two problems [1] . First: Is a direct military showdown between the nuclear powers possible? And if so, will they dare use nuclear weapons? Second: Can nuclear war be interpreted according to the Clausewitz formula whereby “war...


Military Multipolarity in the South China Sea

... on the armed forces of foreign countries // Foreign Military Review . 2010. # 7. pp. 66-112 9 . A.V. Fenenko, Contemporary International Security: Nuclear Factor / Moscow, Aspect Press Publishers, 2013. pp. 403-405 10 . China Naval Modernization: Implications ... ... Jane’s Intelligence Review, January 4, 2010 19 . M.S. Barabanov, V.B. Kashin, K.V. Makienko. China’s Defense Industry and Arms Trade. Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, Russian Institute for Strategic Studies. Moscow, 2013, p. 272 ...


Will There Be New Star Wars in Asia-Pacific? China's Military Space Program

... advance of Chinese space weapons could shatter the rickety regional balance. Other countries face numerous risks of premeditated or accidental destruction of their vehicles, damage from falling rockets or missiles, and the risk of being drawn into an arms race, as grounds emerge for others to take the same line. In 2012, the need for anti-satellite space weapons and military mini-satellites was voiced by the Indian Defense Research and Development Organization , whereas in summer 2014, Japanese media ...


Fretting about China's Military Modernization?

... China has become a major weapons vendor Beijing is currently reviewing the structure of its armed forces, with regiments and divisions gradually being eliminated in the Army and the Air Force. Combat training has been focused on the interaction of arms and services using up-to-date computerized systems. The armed forces are also acquiring precision weapons, in part in order to improve the performance of outdated systems, for example the artillery is obtaining 122 and 155-mm guided ammunition with ...


Australia as a Middle Range Power: the Military-Political Dimension

Middle Range Power – Liberalism or Realism? Australia badly requires unlimited access to the World Ocean and its resources, its national security fundamentally hinging on maritime trading. Canberra's interests stretch far beyond the South Pacific. Moreover, the regional balance of forces is changing, compelling the country to modernize its defense capabilities , as well the strategy and tactics for deployment. Clear and Present Dangers to the Green Continent In July 2014, Canberra released a...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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