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It’s Hard to Find a Black Cat in a Dark Room, Especially If It Isn’t There. RAND on the Search for Cyber Coercion

... others? These are the questions addressed in the RAND think tank's recent report " Fighting Shadows in the Dark. Understanding and Countering Coercion in Cyberspace ". The authors discuss cyber operations conducted by four states — Russia, China, Iran and North Korea — and try to determine whether those activities amounted to cyber coercion. Starting with the study findings, we will highlight the following points. Cyber operations intended to coerce are a small subset of overall cyber ...

19.11.2019

Goodbye, U.S. Foreign Policy

... position is on its rise. If one looks at U.S. bilateral relations with other countries, the overall picture seems the same. The United States is very inconsistent in its policies towards North Korea, the Middle East (predominantly Syria, Turkey and Iran), China, Venezuela, and Ukraine. And this inconsistency doesn’t seem to be a part of a grand strategy defined within the laws of “realpolitik”, where actions change and fluctuate in accordance with the situation at hand, but more a proof of cluelessness ...

13.11.2019

Lecture by Richard Weitz “No Love Triangle Russia-USA-China: What Can We Expect from Our Partners?”

On November 7, 2019, Richard Weitz, Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at Hudson Institute, delivered a public lecture at Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The speech focused on: “No Love Triangle Russia-USA-China: What Can We Expect from Our Partners?”. On November 7, 2019, Richard Weitz, Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at Hudson Institute, delivered a public lecture at Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The speech ...

11.11.2019

All for One and One for All: Diplomatic Recognition of Kosovo, Abkhazia and South-Ossetia

... share Western interests (e.g. Tbilisi refused to recognize Kosovo). Moscow should also be cautious when it comes to its bilateral relationship with Serbia. Belgrade is seeking support from Russia — and more recently from the People’s Republic of China — to counterbalance American and European soft power in Kosovo and does not support Moscow’s views regarding Abkhazia and South-Ossetia. Geopolitics versus International Law The Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States, signed ...

08.11.2019

RIAC at 16th Beijing Forum

Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, took part in the Forum and made a report on the changing perceptions of globalization processes in the modern world at the session on the new world order On November 1­–3, 2019, in Beijing, Peking University together with the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education, and Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies co-hosted the 16th Beijing Forum. The Beijing Forum is one of the most representative academic evens for scientists and professors of humanities and...

08.11.2019

Strategic Instability in the Era of Information and Communication Technologies: Crisis or the New Norm?

... multipolarity dominated by the United States . This new transformation is, first of all, caused by changes in military and strategic relations between Russia and the United States, as well as by the appearance of a new global centre of power, namely China, which is not involved in the nuclear disarmament process. The gradual erosion of the strategic arms limitation and reduction regime : the United States has now withdrawn both from the ABM Treaty and the INF Treaty, the New START treaty is set ...

07.11.2019

Microsoft Cybersecurity Initiatives

... talking about their mission to empower everyone on this planet – what other planet could we be talking about? But the words “every person and every organization on the planet” are important to us because we want to be very clear: Whether it's China, whether it's somewhere in the Middle East, wherever we're not prohibited by law from doing business, we want to find a way to engage and bring our technology to improve the human experience. This summer, the UN launched the work of an open-end ...

06.11.2019

War with China: TX Hammes, CSBA, RAND and CSIS–Thinking through the Unthinkable and rethinking Armaggedon

... both claim that no side wanted a sinoamerican war and that this event was unlikely.However, both sides and their strategists sometimes point out that misperceptions and miscalculations could trigger such a war. That Obama rebalances his Asian pivot and China at the same time claims territories in the South and East Chinese Sea and expands its spheres of influence in the Pacific steadily make crisis, conflicts and maybe even a war more likely.That this unlikely war seems to be perceived as not so unlikely ...

05.11.2019

Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture at Peking University

On November 1, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture on “The Dynamics of China-the U.S. Relations and its Importance for Asia and Russia.” at the Institute of International and Strategic Studies (IISS) of Peking University. On November 1, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a public lecture on “The Dynamics ...

03.11.2019

Sixth North Pavilion Dialogue Meeting in Beijing

On October 29–31, 2019, Peking University hosted the sixth meeting of the “North Pavilion Dialogue”, an annual high-level international seminar focusing on topical issues of international relations and security. On October 29–31, 2019, Peking University hosted the sixth meeting of the “North Pavilion Dialogue”, an annual high-level international seminar focusing on topical issues of international relations and security. The meeting gathered former foreign ministers and other high-ranking officials...

01.11.2019
 

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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