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Military Power of the States of the Middle East and North Africa

RIAC Infographics “Military Power of the States of the Middle East and North Africa” infographics provides an opportunity to compare the size of the armed forces and the defense spending of the states of the region. The infographic provides data on major arms suppliers and key security partners for the Middle East and North Africa, including the availability of foreign military bases. The infographic is part of the preparation for the publication of the anthology “ Armies and Security in the Middle...


Europe will build its own army only if it is absolutely forced to do it

Right now, such scenarios look very unlikely There is no doubt that the EU can put together a modern and powerful army. Europe has more than enough human, financial, industrial, and technological resources to do that. However, if the EU has not yet done this despite continuous discussions, political statements, and even approved programs, it means the incentives ...


Riding on the Storm: the New British Defense Strategy

... thriftiness came to the forefront and the British elite decided to sacrifice defense spending. London planned to bring its forward deployable contingent to 30,000, whereas at the beginning of the Iraq war , it had been 50 percent larger. Reductions in the army after the withdrawal from Iraq in 2009 were of course reasonable but the cuts in hardware, primarily in the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, have produced long-term negative effects on the nation's defense capabilities, increasing the need to ...


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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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