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Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

Report No. 41/2019 This report is the result of a collaborative study performed by the RIAC and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. SAM publishes academic journal “Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs” (Turkey), an English language journal on foreign affairs. The materials included in this report were initially published in a special issue of PERCEPTIONS. The paper presents the views of Russian and Turkish experts in the...

12.12.2019

Annual Forum of European and Mediterranean Think Tanks in Rome

The Forum was attended by the leaders of more than sixty organizations from Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, doing research on foreign affairs. On December 5, 2019, another annual Euro-Med Think Tank Forum was held in Rome. The Forum was attended by the leaders of more than sixty organizations from Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, doing research on foreign affairs. This year the main topics for discussion included the development of the system of international relations after...

09.12.2019

India and the SCO: A Vision for Expanding New Delhi’s Engagement

With the stakes high, looking North is now more imperative than ever before “As the political landscape of the region changed at the turn of this century, India restored its historical ties of natural affinity with the Central Asian countries….. Our membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is a natural extension of these relationships and mirrors the region’s place in India’s future. Together with other countries present here, SCO could be a springboard for an integrated and connected...

04.12.2019

RIAC at Eastern Mediterranean Security Conference in Cadenabbia (Italy)

On November 18–19, 2019, Cadenabbia (Italy) hosted a conference focusing on the issues of the Eastern Mediterranean and international affairs On November 18–19, 2019, Cadenabbia (Italy) hosted a conference focusing on the issues of the Eastern Mediterranean and international affairs. The event was organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Başkent University (Turkey), and Near East University (Turkey). Walter Glos, Director of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Turkey, and Ercan Çitlioğlu, Director of...

22.11.2019

Darkened Skies: The U.S. Might Withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies

Judging from recent leaks from the White House, U.S. President Donald Trump is prepared to pull out from the Treaty on Open Skies, which could have a detrimental effect on international security If the U.S. does decide to withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies, this will be quite ironic from the historical standpoint, since the Treaty is rooted in an idea initially proposed by an American president. During his election ...

14.11.2019

BRICS Strategic Partnership for Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth

Article by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for the media of the BRICS countries "BRICS Strategic Partnership for Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth", November 12, 2019 On November 13–14, 2019, Brasilia will host the 11th BRICS Summit. In the run-up to this key event of the year for our group I would like to share Russia's vision of the BRICS strategic partnership. The current Brazilian BRICS Chairmanship managed to achieve serious progress in all main pillars of cooperation...

13.11.2019

Security Outlook for a Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline and U.S.-Russia Relations

Technology and innovation can be a gateway for the U.S. and Russia to work together and build trust without compromising their core values Security Outlook for a Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline (TAPI) and U.S. Involvement To identify innovative solutions for securing the Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline (TAPI) from threats and attacks, participating agencies must put together a concerted effort, relying on both physical security and diplomatic measures. Afghanistan is a crucial component for such protection...

11.11.2019

The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

Beyond the scope of the current security agenda, European experts generally do not see Moscow making any significant contribution to the future of the MENA In 2016-2019 an international consortium of think tanks and universities from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa carried out a large-scale research project “Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture: Mapping Geopolitical Shifts, Regional Order and Domestic Transformations”. One of the final results of the project was the report...

23.10.2019

The Post-INF Treaty world: Cutting Сosts and Reducing Risks

... forming a consortium of six world powers, which, after many years of efforts, agreed upon the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in July 2015. The agreement is quite rightly considered one of the most significant achievements in the field of international security this century; the JCPOA held its ground even when Donald Trump refused to comply with its provisions. Fifteen years have passed since that journey began. The international situation today, after the withdrawal of the United States ...

22.10.2019

Arctic Maritime Security: A View from Russia and Britain

On October 14, 2019, in Arkhangelsk, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) hosted a seminar on “Maritime Security in the Arctic: A View from Russia and Britain” as part of a joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Royal United Services Institute, RUSI “Russian-British Security Dialogue” On October 14, 2019, in Arkhangelsk, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) hosted a seminar on “Maritime Security in the Arctic: A View from Russia and Britain” as part...

17.10.2019
 

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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