Search: NATO,Skripal case (4 materials)

U.S.-Russia Relations: The Price of Cold War

... inclusive Euro-Atlantic security community, has, because of Russian actions in Ukraine, sailed off the cliff and into a new military confrontation. Rather than capitalize on the historic opportunity created when at the end of the Cold War the decades-long NATO-Warsaw Pact military standoff was dismantled, the two sides are now rapidly re-militarizing a new central front that cuts through Europe’s potentially least stable regions. Putting the brakes on this trend and finding ways to send it in a safer ...

31.05.2018

We Will Need to Return to Dialogue

... This helped to balance creative thinking with suggestions grounded in political reality. While the new realities created by the Skripal case have invariably rendered some of our recommendations impossible to carry out in the immediate term, their underlying ... ... important when their relations are at their worst. Reliable communication channels between the military forces of Russia and NATO have also become more vital now that they are facing off against each other more frequently. The hot line between the US ...

11.04.2018

Paris, Kremlin’s new ally in Europe?

... called for an “economic war” on Russia… one that may, once again, prove to be beneficial to no one and hurting for both parties. Although Mrs. May is reported to consider the option, we’re actually still far from the triggering of Article 4 of NATO’s founding treaty, that provides for a consultation within the North Atlantic Council should one of the member-States feel threatened (last invoked by Turkey in 2015). The British Government has also hinted they were ready to deploy malware in ...

15.03.2018

What Сan Britain Do in Response to Russian Nerve Attack?

... responsible" for a “brazen attempt to murder innocent civilians on our soil,” Theresa May told the Commons on Monday after a nerve agent was used on Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. With the Prime Minister calling on Britain’s NATO allies to back “extensive measures” to punish Russia for the attack, we asked Andrey Kortunov, Director General at the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) what Britain's options really are, and how Russia might respond. Andrey Kortunov: ...

14.03.2018

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    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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