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Searching for a New World

... international actors that are capable and, just as importantly, ready to oppose Washington's unrelenting pressure in the interests of global security. The only fully sovereign and independent actors that come to mind here are, of course, Russia and China, permanent members of the UN Security Council that enjoy significant weight in many global and regional issues and have massive combined military containment potential. Russia and China command respect in the global community and therefore bear ...

24.01.2020

Non-Economic Drivers of China’s Peacekeeping Operations in Africa

Conflicts are a serious threat to Chinese investments in African infrastructure Research on China-Africa relations has often been dominated by the economic component, as well as debates over whether China's involvement in the continent will have a negative or positive impact. Some scholars have questioned Beijing's reluctance to attach good ...

17.01.2020

Open Letter, Book, Video on Reinventing Intelligence -- If USA Refuses to Listen, Could Russia Take the Lead?

https://youtu.be/IsjF4DLy2J0SHORT URL: https://tinyurl.com/POTUS-INTEL PERSONAL FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Via: (1) Mr. Matthew Pottinger, Deputy National Security Advisor, copy w/encl (2) Mr. Robert O’Brien, National Security Advisor, copy w/encl (3) Mr. Mick Mulvaney, Chief of Staff, copy w/encl Dear Mr. President, My prayers are with you as you navigate the complications of the Soleimani assassination. I am delighted that the Iranians are now on record to the effect that...

12.01.2020

Soleimani’s Assassination Is More than a Crime

... time and no political will around to put together a regional collective security system, one should at least think about a regional crisis management mechanism involving Iran and key neighboring Arab starts. Concerned overseas powers – like Russia, China, India, and EU – could assist in building this mechanism working with their respective regional partners. We should regard the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani as a wakeup call, not as a trumpet of the approaching Armageddon. First published ...

07.01.2020

WORLD WAR III? UPDATE 5: Esper Turns on President, Blames President in NYT CYA* Article

... bases in the Middle East (and hopefully around the world) is inevitable; and the degree to which our President is a prisoner in the White House, being lied to by four pathological networks, can and should be considered by the leaders of Iran, Iraq, China, and Russia. In my view, the best appropriate response at this time is for Iraq to insist that all US forces – and all US “diplomats” as well as contractors (including particularly Exxon employees) leave Iraq. Iraq should also work with Iran ...

03.01.2020

Meeting with the Delegation of the CASS Institute of Political Science

... Gaiwei and Zhao Xuling as well as GaoYan Qiuyu, Graduate Student of the Higher School of Economics. RIAC Director of Programs Ivan Timofeev delivered the key speech at the meeting. Russian and Chinese experts discussed the current state of Russia – China cooperation as well as approaches of Russia and China to a number of international issues. Ksenia Kuzmina, RIAC Program Manager, took part in the discussion.

25.12.2019

A Bumper Year for OFAC

... implies a ban on practically all deals with blacklisted businesses. Being on the SDN means grave problems for a company’s international operations. This punishment was not generally used against major global companies, but 2019 sprang a surprise, with China’s COSCO Shipping Tanker, part of the global operator COSCO Shipping, being put on the SDN List in September. The US suspected the Chinese oil carriers of breaching sanctions against Iran. Even though COSCO Shipping Tanker was issued a general ...

23.12.2019

The Trans-Caucasus in 2019 Is Not a Monolithic Region

... merely as a Big Game between the West and Russia, both using the Trans-Caucasus countries. Today, however, we are seeing new actors being pulled into regional processes; previously, these actors had either insignificant or no influence in the region. China is the starkest example. As Asian Studies specialist Stanislav Tarasov aptly said, China has launched “diplomatic probing” in the Caucasus. In May 2019, Wang Yi, China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Councillor, visited all three ...

20.12.2019
 

Poll conducted

  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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