Search: Expulsions of diplomats (5 materials)

U.S.-Russia Relations: The Price of Cold War

No short cut to a more constructive relationship exists U.S.-Russian relations are not only in bad shape—very bad shape—but destructively and dangerously so. As each side sinks into deeper and wider alarm over the threat the other is believed to pose, something larger is being missed. The ignored price they and the rest of the world will eventually pay for their escalating Cold War is immense. At the top of the list, unnoticed, a nuclear world is slowly slipping out of control. No longer two,...

31.05.2018

Russia — West Crisis: Small Steps Are Not Enough

The key for Russia today is to build its strength and resources As relations between Russia and the West deteriorate against the backdrop of the expulsion of Russian diplomats, more and more questions arise: Have crises like thus happened before? How can Russia avoid becoming the “greatest threat” in a universal sense? And how can we emerge from this difficult period in the relations between Russia and the West? Alexander Panov, RIAC member and Head of the Diplomacy Department at MGIMO talks about...

27.04.2018

Four Simple Questions About Expulsions of Russian Diplomats

What, if this is a false flag? Andrey Kortunov: Return of the Dungeons of the Seven Towers The atrocious crime committed in Salisbury led to a massive avalanche of diplomatic expulsions unprecedented in the contemporary history of international relations. The UK leadership can now claim a major foreign policy victory — the display of solidarity with London was more than impressive. Short of becoming truly global, it mobilized most of NATO and EU members with the United States alone, expelling...

02.04.2018

India Firm on Strategic Autonomy as s New Cold War Looms

Even as a new Cold War seems imminent India has defied Washington's diktat and categorically refused to expel Russian diplomats to express solidarity with the West and has stood by its time-tested strategic partner Russia amid media and academia speculations of New Delhi jumping on the US bandwagon. "We don't take cue from any bloc. We have an independent foreign policy which is guided by the principle: India's interest are paramount," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swarajon March 29...

02.04.2018

Return of the Dungeons of the Seven Towers

The Cold War demonstrated that expulsions of diplomats produce no positive results whatsoever For several centuries, the Ottoman Empire had a fairly peculiar custom. Each time the Sublime Porte had a falling out with another country, and war became imminent, the hostile state’s ...

30.03.2018

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