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Is China still the "big dog" in Brazil and Latin America?

UPDATE 4 JAN 2019   Regardless of how much US secretary of state Pompeo urged Brazil to walk back its relationship with China during his recent visit to attend the inauguration of president Jair Bolsonaro, the official Brazil government news agency reports that a recent study by conservative Getulio Vargas Institute (GVI) indicates that China remains the top destination ...

21.02.2018

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... proposal, given Russia’s heavy reliance on land-based ICBMs? What other proposals might also help end a new nuclear arms race? Should the INF treaty and other treaties be updated or expanded to include other states, such as the European states and China? Washington is also in the process of modernizing its tactical nuclear weapons systems, such as the B-61-12, in part by extending its range. For its part, Moscow has threatened to deploy its Iskander tactical nuclear weapons systems in Kaliningrad ...

28.06.2017

China–United States: A Framework for Rapprochement

... military cooperation between Beijing and Washington, and thus cool the explosive potential of mutual distrust in Chinese–U.S. relations. The framework document on a dialogue mechanism for military exchanges and cooperation between the armies of China and the United States was signed by Major General Tang Ning (Deputy Chief of Combat Training in the General Staff of the People’s Liberation Army) and his American counterpart, Deputy Director of the U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center ...

17.06.2015

The Asia-Pacific: More Stable than Anyone Thinks

No one supports a Chinese challenge to American power in the region, not even Russia Political pundits routinely identify the Asia-Pacific region as a potential flashpoint for a future war between the great powers. Yes, China is rising, Japan is rearming, and the United States has announced a "pivot" to Asia. But the real risk of a great power war in the Asia-Pacific is very low. When conflict scenarios are analyzed one by one, it becomes clear that no country ...

24.03.2015

Will There Be New Star Wars in Asia-Pacific? China's Military Space Program

... looming militarization of space, although hardly imminent, pose a relatively new problem for Asia-Pacific, where there is real development potential that could, someday, make a surprise breakthrough. There are several reasons to pay close attention to China’s space program and especially its military component. First, China is the region's biggest country, and boasts one of the world’s most secretive programs in this area, that is thought to involve numerous military and dual-use projects....

18.03.2015

Japan-US-China Triangle and Security in East Asia: a Triangle or an Axis?

The struggle for offshore resources has intensified in East Asia, and Japan-China tensions seem of particular concern. Due to its alliance treaty with Japan, the United States is also involved in the conflict. The Japanese Ministry of Defense has, for the first time ever, qualified the situation around the Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands ...

13.02.2015

Andrey Kortunov at International Brainstorm on Regional and Global Security

On December 10-11, 2014, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov visited Beijing to take part in an international roundtable on regional and global security sponsored by the China Foundation for International and Strategic Studies and attended by key foreign policy experts, former diplomats and statesmen from China, Australia, India, Singapore, the United States, South Korea and Japan. The participants discussed modern trends ...

11.12.2014

Russian-Vietnamese Strategic Partnership: between the United States and China

... Moscow's official documents and statements consider Hanoi a key Asian partner, the reality of the bilateral relationship after the breakup of the USSR has actually been inertia, thereby opening opportunities for the U.S.A. and the People's Republic of China (PRC) to gain a strong foothold in Vietnam. With Russia once again intent on achieving a meaningful presence in Asia-Pacific, it appears appropriate to analyze the role of a strategic partnership with Vietnam within Russia’s regional strategy ...

24.11.2014

Ukraine Crisis Brings Russia and China Closer

... Institute for Russian-Chinese Strategic Interaction. Opened by RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov and moderated by Deputy Director of RAS Institute for Far Eastern Studies Sergey Louzyanin , the debate focused on: Common threats for Russia and China. The role and place of information security in the world of today. The importance of the SCO, the Eurasian Union and the Great Silk Way project for economic development of the two countries. Influence of Ukraine and Hong Kong events on bilateral ...

24.10.2014

Fretting about China's Military Modernization?

A Global Force For a long time China's military rise had been overshadowed by its economic boom. But in recent years the country has achieved a qualitatively new level in its forces’ equipment and organization levels, with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) becoming a fully modern ...

16.10.2014
 

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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