Search: Asia-Pacific,Japan (22 materials)


A New Rashomon: How Tokyo’s Policy Will Shape Security in the Asia-Pacific

... Japanese diplomats have been saying recently, Russia may also be included in the official list of the country’s enemies. Increasing funding to 2% of GDP (from the current 1.3%), as U.S. analysts have proposed , will ensure the further improvement of the Japan Self-Defense Forces in terms of technology and strike capabilities, which will change the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific forever. 1 . Yoshida F. (2018) From the Reality of a Nuclear Umbrella to a World without Nuclear Weapons: An Interview with Katsuya Okada // Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament. Vol. 1, issue 2. – pp. 474–485 . 2 . Skosyrev V. ...


Assessing the Trend of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

... factors driving the Indo-Pacific strategy forward are clearly stronger than the constraints After the U.S. has put forward its Asia-Pacific strategy in 2017, many commentators believed that the concept was artificial and lacking in political foundation,... ... forward are clearly stronger than the constraints. Prospects for the Squad-based Indo-Pacific The political will of the U.S., Japan, India and Australia to foster the Indo-Pacific cooperation is increasing rather than weakening, which is the most important ...


Experts Discuss the Near Future of the Asia Pacific Region

... legislation, or with the U.S., introducing sanctions for arms supplies to Taiwan. Beijing is also looking for new partnerships with scientific centers and laboratories instead of American ones, which creates an opportunity for Russia. With the EU–China and Japan–China relations being also somewhat in jeopardy, small and medium powers in Asia and other regions may attempt to cooperate with the latter. Alexander Gabuev , Chair of the Russia in the Asia Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, supported ...


Russia and Multilateral Diplomacy in East Asia

... on the part of the regional community. None of this means, however, that the numerous dialogue mechanisms that exist in the Asia-Pacific region are purely imitative and decorative in nature. They perform an important function – namely, socialization ... ... alternative formats will likely revolve around all sorts of ‘Indo-Pacific’ initiatives and platforms. The revived U.S.–Japan–Australia–India quadrilateral dialogue - no doubt aimed at new and better containment of China - will also extend its ...


Meeting with Kansai Association of Corporate Executives Delegation from Japan

... for resolving the security crisis on the Korean peninsula, the dynamics of the military-political situation in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as the new global threats to international stability. Japanese visitors got an overview of RIAC projects on Asia-Pacific regional issues and Russia-Japan relations, including the preparation for the bilateral Russia-Japan conference, scheduled for the second half of 2018.


Russian and Japanese Experts Discuss Russia — Japan — U.S. Relations in the Asia-Pacific

On September 13, 2017, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a round table "Russia — Japan — U.S. Relations in the Asia-Pacific". On September 13, 2017, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a round table "Russia — Japan — U.S. Relations in the Asia-Pacific". Ivan Timofeev, Director of Programs, Member of RIAC, delivered welcoming ...


“Asian Dialogue” at RIAC: Japanese Vision of Trump Administration’s Policy

... events titled “Asian Dialogue” devoted to bilateral and multilateral cooperation of the Asia Pacific states, security problems and a number of the other topics of the regional agenda. The series of meetings started by a discussion with a Japanese expert Mr. Michito Tsuruoka, Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) of the Ministry of Defense of Japan, Non-Resident Research Fellow of the Tokyo Foundation. On February 20, Mr. Tsuruoka delivered a speech ...


Is Europe (not) helping the US in its battle for Asia?

... chief trade partner for China. In 2015, two-way trade amounted to 521 billion euros. Further, Europe, alongside the US and Japan, is an important source of advanced technologies for China. Therefore, even a temporary suspension of trade relations with ... ... mentally prepare for such a choice, which would be inevitable [1] . Will NATO pass the China test? Salvatore Babones: The Asia-Pacific: More Stable than Anyone Thinks Will Europeans show their solidarity with Washington in case of a possible US–China ...


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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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