Search: NATO,Cold War,Russia (7 materials)

Russia’s Comeback Isn’t Stopping With Syria

... did not impress Washington, and its demands that its national security interests be respected were ignored in the process of NATO enlargement. And so from the early 2010s, the Kremlin started charting a course that was clearly at odds with its earlier policies of Western integration. With the Russian military intervention in Ukraine in 2014, the breakout from the post-Cold War, Western-dominated order was complete. The takeover of Crimea and support for separatism in Donbass did not presage a ...


Mapping Global Strategic Stability in the Twenty-First Century

... several independent players in the game. The United States, though no longer as dominant as it was right after the end of the Cold War, remains the strongest power by far. It also remains the leader of NATO, to which two other nuclear powers, the United Kingdom and France, belong. America faces a comprehensive challenge from China, however, and is in a confrontation with Russia. By contrast, China and Russia, officially designated by the United States as rivals and adversaries, describe each other ...


Russia's Changing Relations with the West: Prospects for a New Hybrid System

... channels of political interaction, contacts among militaries, risk mitigation measures and arms control treaties. Furthermore, the Cold War model was based on mutual respect and even a degree of mutual trust. So why not fall back on this time-tested con-frontation management practice, using such mechanisms as the NATORussia Council, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the Council of Europe, or new ad-hoc formats ...


A Cold War: A Forecast for Tomorrow

... can be effective only if they are joined by other great powers, primarily China. If Russia does not fail, and I think it should not, it will once again be one of the three... ... powers lack such ties. The situation has degraded since the late period of the previous Cold War when we had a ramified system of consultations, communication and agreements... ... disrupting plans to involve Ukrain into Western alliances. If Ukraine had become a member of NATO, a war would have become unavoidable. People have become used to living without...


The Golden Background of Eurasia. The New Cold War and the Third Rome.

... Kofner, director, Center for Eurasian Studies. Moscow, 18 August 2017.The essay “The Golden Background of Eurasia. The New Cold War and the Third Rome”(Goldgrund Eurasien. Der Neue Kalte Krieg und das Dritte Rom) published in early 2015 in Leipzig ... ... pages the graduate of Freiburg and Seville universities separates myths from reality regarding the old-new confrontation between Russia and the West. He introduces the German reader to the Eurasian ideology and provides his own unique interpretation on how ...


Russia and the West: What Does “Equality” Mean?

... over the most important NATO decisions. These attitudes we re publicly revealed when NATO decided to freeze the Council in the midst of the crisis around Ukraine, although... ... situ ations. Asymmetries and status One of the “existential” problems with Russia’s claims for “equality” in its relations with the West is rooted... ... asymmetries bet ween the two sides, in both economic and security domains. During the Cold War, the Communist system was able to challenge N ATO (with the Warsaw Treaty Organisation)...


Berlin Alarmed by Aggressive NATO Stance on Ukraine The huge gaps between General Breedlove's allegations ... ... may have provided, but they demonstrate the understandable bias of the ‘western’ views vis a vis NATO, ISIS, and Russia/Ukraine." Nevertheless, Breedlove does not come across as "someone who is itching for a fight with Russia, nor ...


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  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  
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