Search: INF Treaty,Ukrainian Crisis (5 materials)

My Wish List for the Bundeskanzleramt

... Russia including I understand the fundamentals. Russia lost Germany back in 2014 or even earlier. Seventy-three years after the end of WW2 and twenty-eight years after the reunification, the new generation of Germans owes Russian nothing. After the Ukrainian crisis, no ‘business as usual’ is possible in any foreseeable future; Moscow and Berlin continue to sharply disagree on many critically important international matters. Germany is and will always be a disciplined member of NATO and that ...

28.04.2018

Policy Priorities in U.S.-Russia Relations

CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report The U.S.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) convened the latest in a series of expert meetings on U.S.-Russia relations in October 2017 in Moscow . The mood was grim: participants were unanimous that the current state of bilateral relations is dire and in danger of spiraling down further. In Russia, that country’s representatives reported, the conventional wisdom...

20.11.2017

Policy Priorities in U.S.-Russia Relations

CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report The U.S.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) convened the latest in a series of expert meetings on U.S.-Russia relations in October 2017 in Moscow . The mood was grim: participants were unanimous that the current state of bilateral relations is dire and in danger of spiraling down further. In Russia, that country’s representatives reported, the conventional wisdom...

20.11.2017

Russian leadership is taking a “wait and see” approach

... notwithstanding. In terms of substance, I would single out three urgent tasks that we have to address together. First, to preserve the strategic arms control regime, namely – to extend the New START Agreement and to secure the continuous implementation INF Treaty. Second, to work together on dangerous regional problems – such as Afghanistan, North Korea or Libya and, hopefully, Syria as well. Third, to explore ways for collaborating on fighting against international terrorism on the global scale. ...

04.05.2017

From Russia with Concern: A Letter to an American Friend

... horrific. Our positions differ in principle, and the subject is one for a separate discussion. But in the context of our relationship, the topic of nuclear missiles lies in a quite different plane . By linking the two issues we will only undermine the INF Treaty, capsizing strategic stability in the process. It is already dead on its feet. Will the security of the United States, Russia and Europe improve as a result? Does Ukraine stand to benefit? No. Neither can we hope to conclude a new INF Treaty ...

08.04.2015

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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