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Andrey Kortunov: Cooperation with the West Will Only Happen When Russia Modernises

... and harder for a country to cope alone, not only with epidemics, but with securing economic growth and dealing with problems related to security. How might global power relations change as a result of the pandemic? You already mentioned the rise of China, but what about other major powers in the world, such as the US, the EU and Russia? Igor Ivanov: Rethinking International Security for a Post-Pandemic World It is difficult to say, because at best we are only near the middle of the epidemic. It seems to me that this crisis will not create new tendencies, but rather reinforce existing ones. The strengthening ...

15.05.2020

The Hidden Logic of the United States that Led to its Withdrawal from the INF Treaty

... to recruit Russia into bullying China together. In response, a representative of the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced that China opposed the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the INF Treaty and did not support the initiative to turn it ... ... “Great Game” in which military security and other areas are under threat. Moreover, it will have a significant impact on international security and even the existing world order. The arms control system will likely crumble, and we may very well see ...

07.04.2020

The UN Security Council Shirks the Test for Coronavirus

... information war that is taking place between Washington and Beijing. According to the American side, any Security Council resolution on COVID-19 should be worded in such a way that the main blame for the outbreak is placed squarely on the shoulders of China and should also punish Beijing for trying to conceal the full scale of the problem from the international community. China, for its part, sees the spread of the virus as a side effect of Washington’s unilateralist policies, its proclivity to exert ...

02.04.2020

The Thucydides’ Trap: the Avoidable Destiny Between the US and China

As the Western philosopher George Santayana said, “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” The controversial “Thucydides trap” argument has sparked a heated debate since 2013, when President Xi Jinping of China told a cluster of western guests: “We must all work together to avoid Thucydides’ trap.” Later, this concept was elucidated by Professor Graham Allison in his articles, talks and famous book Destined for War: Can America and China Escape ...

25.03.2020

What Opportunities are Opening up for Russia against the Backdrop of the Tech War between the U.S. and China?

... While it may be a little early to talk about the emergence of a bipolar era in the tech world, the question of what policy Russia should follow against the backdrop of the confrontation between the two undisputed tech leaders (the United States and China) is more pressing than ever. Vassily Kashin of the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies (CCEIS) at the National Research University Higher School of Economics shared his thoughts on the matter with us. How does today’s ...

28.02.2020

Prospects for the Fight against Extremism and Terrorism in the Central Asian Region

... threat to Central Asia’s security is the overflow of terrorist activity from Afghanistan Central Asian countries experience diverse intersecting influences: they feel changes in the situation in the Caucasus, in the Xinjiang autonomous territory of China, in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Militants from various terrorist groups in the region cooperate, many of them fighting in Syria and Iraq. But the biggest threat to Central Asia’s security is the situation in Afghanistan, where the Taliban ...

30.01.2020

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

... and desire of Central Asian states for greater strategic manoeuvre highlight the Eurasian churnings that New Delhi will need to navigate. This is, arguably, reflected in the geopolitics of the multiple ambitious integration projects being pursued by China, Russia, U.S. and even India. While integration is viewed as an antidote to Central Asia's underdevelopment, which in turn contributes to the region's political volatility and instability, yet their underlying agendas can have far-reaching strategic ...

04.12.2019

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

... forces, experts, civil society activists, members of the private sector. In addition to respondents from the Middle East and North Africa and the corresponding foreign diasporas, the authors sought to include the views of experts from Europe, Russia, China, and the US. The sociological survey included expert polls, in-depth face-to-face interviews, focus group discussions, brainstorming sessions, and the Delphi survey to convey the outcomes. The authors state that they also used the materials of fifty-eight ...

23.10.2019

Can Russia Help China Counter Missile Threats?

... Putin’s statement on Russia helping China develop its missile early warning system. D. Stefanovich expresses his views of the nature of possible cooperation, the objectives of creating such a system and its impact on the regional and global systems of international security. At this year’s annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would help China develop a missile warning system. What would such cooperation involve? Equipment supplies, technology transfer or joint activities? Planned early-warning radar coverage The plans to cooperate on a missile warning system were first voiced by Russian ...

08.10.2019

Russia and China: Union or Strategic Uncertainty?

Maintaining relations as a kind of “not fully formed union” has its benefits for both Russia and China Russia–China military cooperation is gaining momentum. Since the start of the year, the sides have conducted naval exercises, the first joint patrol of bomber aircraft and a series of joint military competitions. Theatre of war missile defense ...

29.08.2019
 

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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