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What will US-Chinese competition mean for European security? The Clingendael Institute webinar

... this new reality. Does it open up new avenues for co-operation or will the deadlock of recent years deepen into further confrontation? The Clingendael Institute is pleased to organise a webinar to discuss these and other developments in the field of European security, bringing together an American, Russian and European perspective. Speakers Clingendael moderator Bob Deen (Senior Research Fellow and Co-ordinator of the Clingendael Russia and Eastern Europe Centre) will moderate a conversation with ...

09.09.2020

Stanley R. Sloan: A New U.S. Administration Will Have Much Work to Do in Rebuilding European Faith in American Leadership

How could NATO and Russia improve their cooperation? Stanley R. Sloan has worked in and out of the U.S. government on transatlantic relations and European security for over five decades. He has served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, an analyst and research manager at the CIA and as an analyst and manager at the Congressional Research Service for 24 years, retiring from his position ...

23.07.2020

Russia-NATO International Expert Dialog Meets to Discuss Mitigating the Risk of Mishap in the European Airspace

On July 16, 2020, an online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states. On July 16, 2020, an online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states. The organizers of the dialog on the Russian side included...

17.07.2020

How the Pandemic Will Change EU-Russian Relations

... unable to reach internal consensus about engaging in substantive dialogue with Russian military officials, even as chances for the extension of the New START Treaty grow increasingly slim. Earlier this year, there was hope that a serious conversation on European security might take place in Moscow during the seventy-fifth anniversary of Victory Day. But those hopes were dashed when commemorative events were postponed because of the pandemic. Additional economic problems between Russia and the EU are ...

09.07.2020

Macron’s Security Ambitions and Russia

... certainly gave new impetus to the debate. Although it is not always easy to decode the intentions of the US President, his indifference for transatlantic relations offered the EU some more room for action. This does not mean that the US commitment to European security faded away. But it signals that the US expected from the EU to play a bigger role in that regard. President of France Emmanuel Macron has been the first leader of an EU member-state to give a personal tint to this new role. He believes ...

10.06.2020

Danish-Russian Interfaces: the Arctic and The Baltic Sea Region

RIAC and The Danish Foreign Policy Society Report #54 RIAC and The Danish Foreign Policy Society Report #54 While the Arctic is currently undergoing a significant transformation as a result of climate change and global political processes, remains a region of low tension in Russia-West relations, the Baltic Sea region is of a more complex nature. To address the evolving challenges and overcome the differences in perceptions of the Arctic, the Kingdom of Denmark and the Russia Federation need to...

14.04.2020

The Hidden Logic of the United States that Led to its Withdrawal from the INF Treaty

What Did Washington Hope to Achieve? And What Are the Possible Implications of Its Decision? The Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF Treaty) was a cornerstone of the system of bilateral arms control agreements and a key factor in maintaining the fragile balance in the nuclear forces of the two countries. The withdrawal of the United States from the INF Treaty will...

07.04.2020

Meeting with Representatives of Swedish Ministry of Defense

On March 3, 2020, Swedish Ministry of Defense staff, Håkan Andersson and Jörgen Cederberg, as well as Gudrun Persson, Member of Swedish Defence Research Agency, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On March 3, 2020, Swedish Ministry of Defense staff, Håkan Andersson and Jörgen Cederberg, as well as Gudrun Persson, Member of Swedish Defence Research Agency, visited Russian International Affairs Council. RIAC guests were informed about Council’s current projects in the field of European...

05.03.2020

How to Address the Russian Post-INF Initiatives

... remains a matter of great importance for Berlin. France in comparison has seemed more interested in seeking a solution. Paris would probably like to see the intermediate-range missiles issue resolved as part of a broader re-thinking and re-building of European security. NATO responded with a traditional statement about 9M729 being a grave violation of the treaty, and as long as this ground-launched cruise missile remains in existence, there will be no discussions. When this subject was raised in an ...

20.01.2020

Four Pieces of Advice to Emmanuel Macron about the INF Treaty

... position of foreign policy leader of Europe, including regarding Russian, which is very important for the European Union. Even less would he wish to surrender the issue of the INF Treaty (with its direct and fundamental bearing on the foundations of European security) to Donald Trump, who has not shown himself to be particularly reliable or benevolent towards Europe. The French initiative seems to be left hanging. Emmanuel Macron held a meeting with Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Normandy ...

26.12.2019
 

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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