Search: Germany,USA,European Union (12 materials)

 

NATO Was Never Only About Russia

When NATO was created, future peace between Germany and its neighbors was yet far from secured It is today sadly forgotten, that NATO was created not with one, but with ... ... nationality of weapons Turkey should wish to buy, actually). An important discussion can start to revolve around whether the USA still belongs to NATO. Right-sizing is not enlarging; it is a change of configuration. Such a change in configuration is possible ...

05.12.2019

Weimar 2.0 and Russia

The EU/Germany are now on the side of democracy and social justice, and the Anglo-Americans throw themselves and all the rest into the dark Hobbesian world of the period between two wars. How should Russia position herself in this context? Power is always ...

30.09.2019

A Europe Whole and Free: A Utopia or, After All, a Future?

... prophecy to quote President Clinton who spoke at the NATO summit in Brussels in January, 1994. Should we be surprised if our continent together with the institutions has inherited their policies, including that of containment of not only Russia but Germany as well, as has become obvious under the Trump Administration? So, the alienation between Russia and the West is what did happen in the final count. What is more, it was supposed to serve as basis of unity of the preserved Western alliance in ...

23.08.2019

Meeting with Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office Jens Plötner

On May 6, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Dmitri Trenin, RIAC Member, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, had a meeting with Jens Plötner, Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office. On May 6, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Dmitri Trenin, RIAC Member, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, had a meeting with Jens Plötner, Political Director of Germany's Federal Foreign Office....

07.05.2019

The Queen’s Last Ball?

The German Chancellor unequivocally reaffirmed Germany’s candidacy for leader of Europe and, more importantly, outlined a course for Europe to achieve “strategic autonomy” ... ... issue without exception — from counteracting Nord Stream 2 to withdrawing from the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran. The European Union was criticized for its indecisiveness regarding Venezuela: not all of the United States’ European allies have ...

26.02.2019

Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... concerned more with the policies dictated to them by an escalation of tensions between regional players. Present-day situation The European Union offered all the Balkan peoples a so-called “European future”. The political elites and the population of the ... ... Council" is a top priority. It would include representatives of Russia, the US, Great Britain, Turkey, France, Italy, Slovenia and Germany as international observers, with mediation on the part of the EU and the UN, and also envoys of all the Western Balkan ...

18.01.2019

Looking at Tiananmen Square through the Brandenburg Gate

... neighbours so rapidly and radically. With the exception of Iran, Syria, Cuba and the other habitual targets of U.S. attacks, Germany and China have the most reason to be unhappy with the current U.S. policy. Liana Fix: The Times for a Special Relationship ... ... associations, are beside the point here. Germany, for its part, has numerous fairly tangible obligations within NATO and the European Union. Berlin may be the driver of the European Union, but within NATO it often finds itself playing supporting roles....

30.08.2018

The Fight for Nord Stream 2: The Interests of all the Players Involved

... criticism, and a 2014 visit of U.S. senators to Bulgaria was soon followed by the refusal of the authorities in that country to go ahead with the Gazprom project to build... ... construction of Nord Stream 2 would actually benefit Poland. The more Russian gas going to Germany, the greater the surplus of the raw material that can subsequently be traded... ... the Third Energy Package to include maritime parts of gas pipelines running into the European Union. The new rules would mean that Gazprom would only be able to transport...

02.07.2018

The Future World Order

... is freedom, then what is unfreedom? World communism professed a similar doctrine in the twentieth century. Prior to that, crusaders and colonizers had tried to impose Christianity, now half-forgotten in the West, plundering along the way, of course. ... ... of the jungle in its worst form. International law and norms of interstate relations were viciously trampled upon. In 1991, Germany and then the European Union as a whole recognized the independence of Croatia and Slovenia which had broken away from Yugoslavia. Such unilateral ...

20.11.2017

Munich Hosts Debate on the Role of the U.S. and Russia in Contemporary Europe

... European Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde, DGO) and German non-profit association Atlantik-Brücke organized public debate on the role of the U.S. and Russia in contemporary Europe and the prospects for development of relations between Germany, Washington, and Moscow. On November 14, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) with participation of the German Association for East European Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteuropakunde, DGO) ...

15.11.2017
 

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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