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Assessing the Trend of the Indo-Pacific Strategy

... strengthening, and this trend is likely to continue in the near future. On the whole, the factors driving the Indo-Pacific strategy forward are clearly stronger than the constraints. Prospects for the Squad-based Indo-Pacific The political will of the U.S., Japan, India and Australia to foster the Indo-Pacific cooperation is increasing rather than weakening, which is the most important basis for further progress of the Indo-Pacific. Although the concept and objectives of the Indo-Pacific strategy of the ...


Experts Discuss the Near Future of the Asia Pacific Region

... legislation, or with the U.S., introducing sanctions for arms supplies to Taiwan. Beijing is also looking for new partnerships with scientific centers and laboratories instead of American ones, which creates an opportunity for Russia. With the EU–China and Japan–China relations being also somewhat in jeopardy, small and medium powers in Asia and other regions may attempt to cooperate with the latter. Alexander Gabuev , Chair of the Russia in the Asia Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center, supported ...


RECP, START and Germany´s Indo-Pacific Strategy

... partner anymore. Otherwise, they would have waited until Biden could possibly revert to the old Obama’s plans of two free trade blocs against China, the transatlantic TTIP and the transpacific TPP revived, especially since under the leadership of Japan there was a successive smaller TPP without the USA waiting for the USA to join it again after Trump and hoped for the USA to take a leading role. This apparently is not only because of the Covid crisis, China’s victory over Covid and the reboot ...


Is the US Destined for War with China? The U.S. Elite Discusses the Thucydides Trap

... powerful China and the inevitable rise of China as its economy was state capitalistic and its financial system not that strong as most experts believe. In the 60s many experts predicted that the Soviet Union would surpass the USA, in the 80s it was Japan, then the EU and it didn´t happen. The interview and debate is available at: At Harvard Graham Allison had a discussion with China old hand Henry Kissinger and they agreed that a Sino-American war could happen as nobody thinks that it could happen ...


Will the Six-Party Diplomatic Project Help Denuclearize the Korean Peninsula?

... in North Korea at the time) remained up in the air. The parties recognized North Korea’s right to the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and they agreed to discuss the possibility of supplying the country with a light-water reactor. The United States, Japan and South Korea also undertook to normalize their relations with North Korea, provided that the latter returns to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (Non-Proliferation Treaty) and agrees to operate under the supervision of the ...


Meeting with Japanese Ambassador to Russia Toyohisa Kozuki

Various aspects of Russia-Japan relations were discussed during the meeting in the context of the resignation of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe On September 3, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Toyohisa Kozuki, Ambassador of Japan to Russia....


US-Russian Cooperation for a Prosperous and Secure Indo-Pacific Region

... effort to prevent excessive escalation, given that the US now has a major stake in the Indo-Pacific formation and the growing anxiety between Washington and Beijing. While there are enhancing traditional strategic partnerships with China and India, Russo-Japanese relations demonstrate positive dynamic. The year of 2018 testified Russia's growing stake in multilateral diplomacy of East Asia. In 2019, at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, Russian leader Vladimir Putin accented ...


Online discussion concerning COVID-19 situation in Japan

On April 13, 2020, the Russian International Affairs Council held an online-discussion concerning COVID-19 situation in Japan. On April 13, 2020, the Russian International Affairs Council held an online-discussion concerning COVID-19 situation in Japan. Taisuke Abiru, Senior Research Fellow, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and Vladimir Nelidov, Associate Professor, MGIMO ...


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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