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ISPI Holds Expert Discussion on Impact of COVID-19 on Situation in Syria

On June 26, 2020, the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) conducted an online expert discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the changes in the "rules of the game" in the Syrian conflict On June 26, 2020, the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) conducted an online expert discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the changes in ...

28.06.2020

Waiting for the Intra-Afghan Dialogue to Begin

How can we prevent future negotiations from getting bogged down in low-priority, fleeting issues that take attention away from real, long-term problems? The COVID-19 pandemic has led to rapidly growing uncertainty at the global and regional levels. The United States has been hit particularly hard, and in the most unexpected of ways, and is now facing a serious internal crisis with a number of unknowns. Moving ...

23.06.2020

“United in Adversity”. On the Importance of European Identity in a Post-Coronavirus World

In the absence of the identity component, even if directives are given, they are not likely to be fully implemented, but rather "staged" by EU governments The recent COVID-19 pandemic outbreak marked a severe blow to the world system, no government excluded, revealing itself as one, if not the greatest crisis ever faced after World War II. And while some governments coped better than others with the emergency, no ...

19.06.2020

(Dis)integration processes: Vulnerabilities of a globalised world

... reassess long-held concepts, structures, and ways of being. One of the most debated topics of the past few decades has been globalisation, which has followed a particular path shaped by the interests of a global order that was already shifting prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The question now is, with the accelerated changes taking place across the world, what will this mean for globalisation? To address this extremely critical and timely topic, the DOC has launched a series of expert articles on the ‘Future ...

18.06.2020

Roundtable on COVID-19 Epidemic: Implications for Conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa

... Council, and Vitaly Naumkin, RIAC Member, RAS Full Member, Academic Director, Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences On June 17, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held an online roundtable discussion on the COVID-19 epidemic and its implications for conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. Opening speeches were made by Igor Ivanov, President of Russian International Affairs Council, and Vitaly Naumkin, RIAC Member, RAS Full Member, Academic Director,...

18.06.2020

The Last Hours Before Dawn

... obvious to many, but this fact itself confirms that human worth has become an integral part of the cultural code of all modern countries, regardless of their political structure or economic system. A few centuries ago, this kind of viral pneumonia (like COVID-19) would have gone completely unnoticed: yes, large numbers of the elderly and infirm would have died, but life would have gone on as usual. Experts are already saying that the COVID-19 death rate is nowhere near that of the pandemics that ravaged ...

15.06.2020

Andrey Kortunov Speaks at CFR Roundtable on Post-Pandemic World Order

On June 10, 2020, the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held an online roundtable on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the future world order On June 10, 2020, the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held an online roundtable on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the future world order. Reports were made by Natalie Tocci, Director of the Italian International Affairs Institute (IAI), and Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General. CFR members took part in the following discussion...

11.06.2020

Libya’s Legitimacy Crisis: Hostage to the Skhirat Agreement

... António Guterres was in Tripoli seeking to unite the country, launch a reconciliation process, agree on a constitution and hold democratic elections. Calls by the international community for a humanitarian truce during the month of Ramadan and due to the COVID-19 pandemic have not been heeded by conflict parties and their external patrons. The Berlin process failed to reverse the downward spiral and the massive escalations on both sides despite the commitment by all countries intervening in Libya. The ...

09.06.2020

Will the Current Pandemic Compromise Global Efforts Towards the Fight Against Climate Change?

... essential to look further and deeper to understand the implications that the current pandemic brings to the table. Elena Norkina, Sofie Van Canegem: Insidious Air Pollution. Legal Regimes for Arctic Climate Change In this article, I argue that the COVID-19 pandemic will compromise the global efforts to preserve the environment if world governments do not adopt a new framework for environmental governance. While environmental improvements have given hope to many during the quarantine, in reality,...

08.06.2020
 

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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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