Search: China,USA,Eurasia (6 materials)

Geopolitics and Relations among Major Powers

... major powers can and should deal with each other. First, throughout history major powers cooperated either to agree upon their respective ‘spheres of influence’ or to form coalitions against common adversaries. This is not the case with Russia and China today. Their partnership is not directed against any third countries; the relationship between Moscow and Beijing has its own driving forces and its own logic. Likewise, this partnership has nothing to do with ‘dividing Eurasia’; it does not create any threats or challenges to neighboring states. Second, traditional relations between major powers implied sophisticated bilateral or multilateral balancing mechanisms. Russia and China do not balance each other, but rather ...

11.07.2019

RIAC at Fifth «North Pavilion Dialogue» in Beijing

... leading Chinese and foreign experts on international affairs. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, traditionally represented Russia at the event. In 2018 the topic of the «North Pavilion Dialogue» was defined as «2018: Geostrategic Competition in Eurasia and China-the US Relations».

23.10.2018

Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny?

... waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The undoubted advantage of Washington remains its prevailing military, naval and air force capabilities. The main weakness of the American vision is, in our opinion, its precarious economic foundation. The US refusal to participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) seriously restricts America’s ability to comprehensively implement its Indo-Pacific vision and to see to China's economic containment. Considering that the number one priority for most countries of Eurasia is social and economic development, it can be concluded that without an economic dimension, the vision will be limited in its effectiveness. When the United States set itself the goal of containing the USSR in Europe seventy years ago, the Truman ...

28.05.2018

Eurasia in Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Opportunities and Constraints

... Caucasus if political institutions are weak or the political situation unfavourable, leading to risks of radicalization across Eurasia. Preventing this scenario from being realised is in the interest of all the region’s governments. United States ... ... Afghanistan, US interests in the region are now focused on shoring up the Afghan government. The region is also important to the USA as a theatre in which to contain the economic influence of China and to block integration projects involving Russia. In addition, the threat of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) ...

16.12.2015

Avoiding a New Bipolarity — What Can We Learn From the Recent Past?

... “good” and global “evil”, reminiscent of the decades of the Cold War. Needless to say, the United States and China appear to be the centers of gravity for this new polarization of global politics. One might ask the question: is there anything ... ... predetermined and unavoidable, being based on ‘objective’ realities. It is often argued that the Atlantic and the Eurasian civilizations have opposed each other from the days immemorial, that ‘land’ powers have always and will always ...

15.09.2015

Toward a Peaceful Eurasia

... Brzezinski wrote that "America's global primacy is directly dependent on how long and how effectively its preponderance on the Eurasian continent is sustained," although he viewed this condition as "temporary" (Zbigniew Brzezinski " ... ... able to amalgamate the diverse Eurasian components into a uniform American standard. Today, the single Eurasian space — China with Southeast Asia and Russia with the Eurasian Union, plus India, the Middle East and Africa, which are also becoming ...

14.05.2015

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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