Search: NATO,Donald Trump (16 materials)

 

Annergret Kramp-Karrenbauer and her revolutionary foreign policy objectives for Germany

... independent foreign policy. The country supposed to remain neutral and not to follow a self-determining foreign policy. The country’s foreign policy objectives have been chosen and dictated by Uncle Sam and Germany ought to pursue the footsteps of NATO in general and the United States in particular. Since, AKK turn out to be the leader of CDU a predominant political party of Germany and the defense minister, she is committed to announce a U-turn in the foreign policy of Germany, “however political ...

04.12.2019

Goodbye, U.S. Foreign Policy

... the General Assembly session in 2018 urged the United States to remove the economic blockade of Cuba, which was almost a unanimous consensus of all states of the UN, except for Israel and the United States. Igor Ivanov: Why Should We Be Grateful to Donald Trump? America’s relationship with its allies in NATO was also tested under Trump, who repeatedly requested that other members of the North Atlantic block increase their expenditure shares in the organization, many of whom were sceptical to that advice. Ceteris paribus, the difference of expenditures ...

13.11.2019

A Europe Whole and Free: A Utopia or, After All, a Future?

... justify this choice for, as at the Congress of Vienna in 1815, it was about integrating a former adversary into a single regional system, or as in Versailles, its exclusion from such a system of postwar relations. The double enlargement, i.e. of the NATO and the EU, as well as incomplete, in terms of Chapter VIII of the UN Charter, institutionalization of the OSCE (as opposed, for example, to the African Union) have proved to be expressions of so short-sighted a policy. Russia has been invited to ...

23.08.2019

Political Landscape of Europe. The Spectre of Geopolitical Solitude

... more United States in the Old continent. However, their desire is checked by a person who is supposed to symbolize the US – Donald Trump. So some of the America’s European acolytes are ready to bow their heads in acceptance even of this twist of history.... ... especially Stockholm have become a weak link in European neutrality. The sustained efforts of the USA to draw Finland and Sweden into NATO, if not de jure, then de facto, are by no means accidental. The next step in this direction was the signing on 8 May in Washington ...

09.01.2019

Looking at Tiananmen Square through the Brandenburg Gate

... country has already suffered the greatest losses through the new U.S. strategy announced a year-and-a-half ago by President Donald Trump? Clearly not Russia, whose relations with Washington were far from perfect even under the previous U.S. administration.... ... serious political axe to grind with Germany and China. Berlin is being chided for its “insufficient contribution” to the NATO budget and its unswerving commitment to the Nord Stream II gas pipeline, whereas Beijing is suspected of “hegemonic aspirations” ...

30.08.2018

NATO Is Too Strong to Be Destabilized by One Particular U.S. President

Interview with Christopher Harper, former Director General of the NATO International Military Staff Following the Putin-Trump summit in Helsinki, foreign policy community does not cease to discuss the aftermath of the event and the prospects for Russia – US and Russia – NATO relations. On the sidelines of RIAC ...

18.07.2018

Five Questions that Need to be Addressed about American Foreign Policy

... acting as “policeman,” its foreign policy has created some of the instability that we are seeing today. NATO’s Mission Andrey Kortunov: Russian Approaches to the United States: Algorithm Change Is Overdue During the 2016 US Presidential Elections, Donald Trump consistently questioned NATO’s mission . He asked if it was obsolete and wondered if it was really fighting terrorism. He also lambasted NATO members for not paying the required 2% of their defense budget while the United States did all the heavy lifting. Regarding the latter,...

08.05.2018

US Nuclear Policy Upgraded

The USA continues to move towards the reinstatement of nuclear weapons as a fundamental element of national and international security Experts and politicians are familiar with several variants of the 2018 NPR. The Huffington Post published a draft in mid-January. On February 2, in the run-up to the February 5 deadline to meet the central limits of the US–Russia New START treaty, the NPR was officially presented in the Pentagon by representatives of the Department of Defense, the Department of...

16.02.2018

Trump Should Aid Czech President Zeman in Fighting the “Munich Attitude”

In a December 6, 2016 telephone conversation, then President-Elect Donald Trump and Czech President Milos Zeman agreed to meet in April 2017 – but the visit appears to have been indefinitely ... .... Though some of Zeman’s comments on the resolution of the Ukraine conflict have been simplistic, he fully recognizes that NATO members must discourage Russian aggression. That is why he has made it a national priority to 1) reverse a decrease in defense ...

26.12.2017

Open Letter to President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin

... clear again that leaders recognize their responsibility to work together to prevent nuclear catastrophe, and would be positively received by global leaders and publics. A second step could be to increase military-to-military communication through a new NATO–Russia Military Crisis Management Group . Restarting bilateral military-to-military dialogue between the United States and Russia, essential throughout the Cold War, should be an immediate and urgent priority. The focus of these initiatives should ...

27.06.2017
 

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