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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

The Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Aden

... the navies of any regional powers already involved in a confrontation. It is also difficult, given the situation, to imagine that the navies of Iran and Saudi Arabia could interact effectively. Ivan Timofeev: Tanker Incidents: Who Blinks First? India, China, and Russia could offer their patrolling services, since both India and China are critically dependent on the energy sources transported through the Strait, and Russia could carry out such work thanks to the special role that Moscow plays in the ...

15.07.2019

The Global Hypersonic Race

... Earth’s orbit. In light of the above, the emergence of hypersonic weapons will introduce a number of destabilizing factors for international security. First, countries possessing such weapons will have an asymmetric advantage over other developing countries.... ... global strike technologies. The current leaders of hypersonic weapons research are, in addition to Russia, the United States and China. China Andrey Kortunov: Is There Life After Arms Control Death? Despite its ambitious statements, China has not yet rolled ...

05.07.2019

Escape from Responsibility: the U.S. Is Looking for a Way Out of Afghanistan

... approach . The international dimension of the conflict In the context of ongoing negotiations between the Taliban and the United States, the vigilance of all parties involved in the Afghan conflict is growing. The attitude to the situation of Russia and China is particularly important. In a climate of the armed conflict between India and Pakistan, the effectiveness of the SCO is questioned. China remains committed to providing resources for the state reconstruction, as it was agreed between all parties ...

15.04.2019

How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

... think that we will see continued strong international cooperation and properly functioning global governance on key concerns. Despite the current deterioration in relations between the United States and Russia, and tensions between the United States and China, global cooperation on international security remains important, whether that be on counter terrorism, regulating nuclear, chemical and other weapons of mass destruction, or engaging sensibly on cyber security or security in space. Clearly there will need to be plenty of focus ...

29.03.2019

BRICS Should Avoid Becoming an anti-US Group

... evoking progress. And every bit of the five countries are contributing to it in their own way. Of course, BRICS is not immune to the shifts in the balance of power. For example, what was the US–Russia, you know, competitive hegemony is now the US–China competitive hegemony. Still, Russia remains a very important strategic player. In fact, Russia has become a swing player. Essentially Russian goals determine the balance of powers, placing Russia in a very privileged position vis-à-vis BRICS. Also ...

13.03.2019

Munich Security Report 2019: Who Is to Blame and What to Do?

The conclusion is clear: to preserve the liberal world order by all means, to rationalize United States policy, and to isolate Russia and China or make them return to their usual roles. But a return of the old order of post-bipolar times is unlikely Andrey Kortunov: Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar The organizers of the Munich Security Conference have released their annual report ...

14.02.2019

US Blunders Have Made Russia the Global Trade Pivot

... noted during the first half of 2018 vis-à-vis 87 throughout 2017. The 2018 tally included 32 cases in Southeast Asian waters and 48 along African shores — representing 75% of the total. To put this figure into perspective, Asian behemoths India and China — despite their vast shorelines — recorded only 2 cases of piracy each during the study period. Russia had none. In terms of hostages taken, the IMB tally read 102 in H1 2018 vs 63 in H1 2017. Piracy adds to shipping and retail costs worldwide ...

14.01.2019
 

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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