Search: CSTO (20 materials)

 

The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: Stable Deterrence and Its Alternatives

... the political will of the leaders of key Euro-Atlantic region countries, a process is launched for a comprehensive restoration of partnership with Russia on the one hand, and NATO, the U.S. and the EU on the other. Relations are built according to a CSTO-NATO format. The main objective is to provide mutual security guarantees and joint countermeasures against terrorism, extremism, and the rising tide of cyber crimes. The U.S., EU, China, and Russia take steps to create an all-inclusive security space....

23.08.2017

Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

... Russia is portrayed as perhaps the biggest cyber threat. The Russia-West divide in the digital sphere strengthens extremists’ positions. Igor Ivanov, Sam Nunn, Desmond Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger: Ensuring Euro-Atlantic Security Fifth, NATO and the CSTO as two military alliances are ill-suited for countering new methods of extremist activity. This especially applies to NATO, which has still largely preserved its makeup from the Cold War era. The CSTO, with its focus on the Central Asian vector, ...

23.05.2017

Russia’s Political Agenda in the Post-Soviet Space

... not only because it has been more severe over the past two years than at any time in the past, but also because it creates additional animosities between partner states in multilateral formats (the EAEU and the Collective Security Treaty Organization, CSTO). Russia’s desire to remain an active mediator in the conflict was complicated by visible tensions between Kazakhstan and Armenia, and by the independent position taken by Belarus. New proposals were made in 2016 for a diplomatic solution, but ...

21.03.2017

The Post-Soviet Space in 2017

... place last spring: information on the truce being periodically breached keeps coming in. Most likely, the conflict will not be resolved, but its escalation into a full-fledged war is unlikely either. As for the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), there is little chance of it changing its stance with regard to the situation, meaning that it will not intervene in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Its participation will boil down to making declarations on the necessity to hold political negotiations ...

21.02.2017

Rashid Alimov: Kill both Symptoms and the Root of the Evil

... cooperation of member states in their counterterrorist efforts and interaction with the Collective Security Treaty Organization? Closer cooperation with international organizations is a must, with the SCO now having formalized relations with the CIS, ASEAN, CSTO, Organization of Economic Cooperation, Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia, as well as the UNODC and ESCAP. The SCO comes out for coordinated approaches to countering terrorism, interaction with international and regional ...

16.06.2016

The Karabakh Dimension of the Russian-Turkish Crisis

... by differences in Ankara’s and Moscow's approaches to developments in Syria and Iraq. This is particularly true of Armenia. It is the only country in the region that neighbors the Middle East, is a strategic ally of Russia and a member of the CSTO, which, in accordance with bilateral and multilateral agreements, is obliged to provide assistance in the event of external aggression. Russia’s 102nd Military Base, the closest to the Syrian conflict zone, is stationed on the territory of ...

03.03.2016

About Loyalty and Friendship – CSTO and EEU Summits

On December 21, 2015, Moscow hosted summit sessions of the CSTO Collective Security Council and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. Such meetings tend to attract much attention from the mass media due to important statements of the leaders and signed political declarations; however, this time it is hard to ...

29.12.2015

Eurasian Geo-Economics: A View from Russia

... number of friendly or neutral forces, concentrating on the problems that cannot be solved without a coalition of the largest number of participants. In practice, this means developing partnership relations with Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), EEU and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member countries. Equally important are resolving the Ukraine problem, normalization of relations with the West as whole and ending military-political competition with the West. The focus should be ...

02.12.2015

Commonwealth of Independent States: New Wine into Old Wineskins?

... for the internal stability of the member countries, have brought the Commonwealth states back to the need for active discussion of the broadest possible military-technical cooperation [1] . That the formats of bilateral links with Russia and even the CSTO no longer suffice for this field is witnessed by the Burabay summit, which adopted declarations on the joint struggle against international terrorism, a new Concept for Military Cooperation between the CIS States and a programme of cooperation by ...

21.10.2015

CSTO: a Time for Public Diplomacy?

The summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) took place on 15 September 2015 amid the Center–2015 Russian military exercise, the year’s most massive event of its kind, which focused on combat against illegal armed groups in the Central Asian dimension. The main theme of the maneuvers ...

22.09.2015
 

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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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