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THAAD in Romania: Underlying Rationale and Motivations

Is it about Russia-Romania relations or about the poor status of current NATO-Russia relations? Ruslan Mamedov, Olga Pylova: On the Road to “Strategic Depth” in the Black Sea Region On 11 April 2019, NATO confirmed US plans to deploy of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to Romania. According to ...

24.04.2019

INF, New START and the Crisis in U.S.-Russian Arms Control

Ambassador Anatoly Antonov is participating in 2019 Arms Control Association Annual Meeting Ambassador Anatoly Antonov is participating in 2019 Arms Control Association Annual Meeting Dear ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to participate in the annual ...

16.04.2019

It Is Time to Revise Russia–Turkey Relations for a More Stable Future

... be of good utility for Russian global foreign policy With ongoing debates on Russian-made S-400 deliveries to Turkey, fate of continuing cooperation of Russia, Turkey and Iran in Syria and future of Ankara’s relations with the European Union and NATO, it is high time to make an honest review of Russian-Turkish relations, define weaknesses of bilateral cooperation and try to sketch a framework for a better future. Inspection of historical legacy and nature of current ties may be of big value for ...

03.04.2019

NATO is the obstacle to improving Russian-Western relations

One of the distinctive features of the modern Western political narrative with regard to NATO is an almost total misunderstanding of how the alliance is perceived in Russia. First and foremost, the Western political establishment seems blithely unaware of the fact that the issue of NATO is the main stumbling block in Russian-Western relations,...

29.03.2019

New European Mythology for Ukraine

Assessing the prospects and context of Ukraine’s EU drive Ukraine first embraced the European path during the 2004 revolution. Institutionally, this path implies the country’s aspiration to join the EU and NATO. The recent amendments to the Ukrainian constitution legitimise this drive. This very fact suggests that Ukraine is committed to development and reforms, but a number of paradoxes cast doubts on the project. This article aims to dissect Ukraine’s ...

13.03.2019

IIA Rossiya Segodnya Discusses Possibilities for Stable Relations between Russia and NATO

On March 5, 2019, International Multimedia Press Center at IIA Rossiya Segodnya hosted a round table on Russia-NATO relations. On March 5, 2019, International Multimedia Press Center at IIA Rossiya Segodnya hosted a round table on Russia-NATO relations. The event presented a joint report Towards a More Stable NATO — Russia Relationship prepared by Russian ...

07.03.2019

Middle East: Everyone for Himself

... it. Moreover, Turkey is even helping Saudi Arabia train its armed forces. However, for now it is hard to imagine an alliance in which one of these countries would accept a role as second in command. For this reason, US plans to establish some form of NATO in the Middle East are doomed to failure. Eventually I don’t see any streamlined collective security system in the Middle East. The main goal today is to end the conflict in Syria and embark on economic recovery there. Russia will not be able ...

27.02.2019

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... developing and maintaining great-power status; exerting influence within the near abroad in order to pull these countries into its sphere of influence; increasing cooperation and trade with Western Europe; undermining enlargement of the European Union and NATO into the post-Soviet space. It is assumed that Moscow will use “measures short of war” as a tactic. This term was introduced by George Kennan in the late 1940s to denote the hostile actions of the USSR and spanning a broad range of political,...

19.02.2019

State of Play: Russia and the Fraying West

... bilateral ones. While trade is only a bit more than half of what it was before 2014, it is still important, particularly in the energy sector. Security matters will have to take a back seat: Europeans cannot decide alone on the issues that fall within NATO’s competence. The OSCE is essentially irrelevant, and the Russia-NATO communications line is but an add-on to the US-Russian one. Yet, a few EU member states, including France, Germany and Italy, prefer to keep open their channels of political ...

19.02.2019

Support for Crisis Management Dialogue and Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region

Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Today, the United States, NATO, and Russia continue to severely curtail dialogue on crisis management in the Euro-Atlantic region, depriving ourselves of an essential tool to prevent an incident from turning into unimaginable catastrophe. The lack of effective and reliable crisis ...

15.02.2019
 

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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
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     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
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