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Second Seminar within Russian-British RIAC and RUSI Project on Security Issues

... the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies ( RUSI ). Four workshops will be held within the framework of the third cycle of the project to analyze issues in the area of arms control and confidence building measures, combating terrorism and violent extremism, cooperation on cyber security issues and interaction of the two countries on crisis management in North Africa and the Middle East and to develop appropriate recommendations. The second seminar of the Russian-British project ...


Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism?

... between American and Russian intelligence agencies. The second existential threat is that of global warming and its effects on international security. It is no secret that the rise in global temperatures is already having a measurable negative impact on ... ... Arab country), combating the growth of Sunni militancy in West Africa, and numerous other issues. Ad hoc Relations for Ad hoc Terrorism. Interview with Kathleen Hicks, Kim Cragin and Olga Oliker Among other things, you are an expert in the Cold War. At ...


Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

OSCE member countries — the most powerful military nations — are hard put to keep the growing terrorist pressure in check. Why is that happening? The threat of terrorism and extremism will undoubtedly be among the priorities on the agenda of the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels. The organization’s members justly consider terrorism to be one of the most formidable challenges. Many of them have fallen victim ...


Lost Hopes: 15 Years of Global Antiterrorist Campaign

... agree to a heart-to-heart with American officials. Most likely, it had negative consequences for the US intelligence operations as well. Due to its domestic policy reforms, the world now perceived the US differently. Under the glib excuse of fighting terrorism, the US was gradually slipping from being the bastion of freedom, democracy, and human rights, to becoming a police state. In October 2001, the Congress quickly passed the USA PATRIOT Act [1] which greatly restricted rights and freedoms of ...


French-American Cooperation in Africa: Managing Insecurity?

... problems gradually came to be securitized and seen as requiring military, as opposed to humanitarian or economic, solutions. In the Western political discourse, responding to humanitarian crises and fostering development essentially gave way to fighting terrorism. Eleonora Lebedeva: Islamic Extremism in Sub-Saharan Africa In part, military solutions are indeed more necessary than before. The Sahel and the Horn of Africa regions, for instance, are prime examples of radical Islam rising and terrorist activities ...


Ad hoc Relations for Ad hoc Terrorism

On 25, April 2016 RIAC in cooperation with CSIS held a seminar “Russia-US Cooperation on Building Regional Security”. As participants discussed the ongoing international crises and fight against terrorism, website editor Mariya Smekalova asked Kathleen Hicks (Center for Strategic and International Studies), Kim Cragin (National Defense University) and Olga Oliker (CSIS) three short security-related questions. Is social media only a trigger ...


Is a Collective Security System Possible in the Middle East?

... a range of complex issues, including the long-standing civil war in Syria, the settlement of internal conflicts in Iraq, Libya and Yemen, and the restart of the Israel–Palestine peace process. New and extremely dangerous forms of international terrorism are springing up all over the region. And migration flows are growing at an unprecedented rate, causing problems for neighbouring countries and entire continents. Meanwhile, despite the significance of these difficult issues, in the end they ...


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  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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