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How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

Interview with Peter Tesch, Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation What are the features of Australia’s approach to the conception of Indo-Pacific? What perspectives does Australia see for the Quad? Is China mainly a partner or a competitor to Australia? What place should Russia take in world politics? His Excellency Mr Peter Tesch , Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation, shares his thoughts on these and other issues. Anton Tsvetov: Australia, Russia, and a Rules-Based Order...


Prospects of Resolving the Korean Nuclear Problem

Settling the nuclear problem of the Korean Peninsula is a new and unique task of global significance The tensions that have surrounded the Korean Peninsula in recent years are among the principal threats to international security. The world once again started discussing the possibility of a nuclear war when Pyongyang violated the resolutions of the UN Security Council by holding another, sixth nuclear test and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2017, and when U.S. President Donald...


The Diplomatic Disaster that Was APEC Port Moresby

... in coming days to try to make it all look like China’s fault. They have already started to do so. But the more experienced Asia-Pacific leaders who were present will not be fooled by such propaganda. They saw with their own eyes what happened, including ... ... and mutually respectful engagement with our region at the rate of knots. First the continuing regional disaster over the Jerusalem Embassy gambit, now this Port Moresby debacle. We will know to our cost if this government in its remaining months manages ...


China and the US in Asia: Four Scenarios for the Future

... Andrey Kortunov: Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny? Even if we exclude the Middle East, which is hugely important for the region, Asia remains a far greater, far more complex, and far more fragmented continent than Europe. There are no thousands of years of common history, no clearly dominant religion, no apparent analogue to “European values.” Multilateral institutions in Asia are not as well-developed as in Europe and security problems – from nuclear proliferation to border conflicts ...


Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny?

... one. And it is no different for the Americans, who together with India would lose one of their two primary pillars in the region, thus reducing their vision of the Indo-Pacific to a thinly scattered collection of loosely related agreements between the USA with its traditional Asia-Pacific partners. It would not be an exaggeration to say that for the present, and moreover for the future, a partnership with India is no less important to the US than their Cold War alliance with Japan was. India, meanwhile, is trying to hang on ...


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 ...


Russia, China and the US in the Asia-Pacific — Is Cooperation Possible? RIAC City Breakfast at the Fyodor Dostoyevsky Library

... Gabuev , Director of the Russia in the Asian-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, and Igor Denisov, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for International Studies at MGIMO University, gave a lecture titled “Russia, China and the US in the Asia-Pacific — is cooperation possible?” Having considered the economic and political importance of the Asia-Pacific, both experts focused on the current state of relations between Russia, China and the US, and offered ideas about future developments ...


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

In 2017 Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) starts a series of 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...


2017 Foreign Policy Outlook

Most foreign policy forecasts open with statements about the uncertainty of the international situation. This is a convenient starting point, as it allows the analyst to hide behind and avoid taking responsibility for his or her forecasts. But if we really want to get an idea about what might await us in the future, we have to understand the “corridors of certainty”, which are visible for 2017. They are far from rosy and speak about the necessity to develop fundamentally new solutions to the accumulated...


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

... interests. It is safe to say that one of Chatham House’s main points was to help the European allies of the United States 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 conflict? The future of not only the North Atlantic Alliance, but also the Atlantic community, will depend on the answer....


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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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