Search: NATO,West,International security (10 materials)

Is War Inevitable?

... war can hardly be thwarted, not to mention article that seek to explore a purported coup in Kiev, the crushing response of the West, or even the looming nuclear conflict of global dimensions. We shall try to find an answer to a number of interwoven questions,... ... going on and what could happen to the Ukrainian issue in the near future? Andrey Kortunov: Is There a Way Out of the Russia-NATO Talks Impasse? Starting off with Moscow’s plans and intentions. Anyone who is slightly familiar with the structure of power ...


Advancing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region, 2021 and Beyond

... European countries. Six Principles for Advancing Strategic Stability For decades, strategic stability between the United States, NATO, and the Soviet Union/Russia included a mutual recognition of vital interests, redlines, and the means to reduce the risks ... ... them. The unresolved conflict in Ukraine remains a potential flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation between Russia and the West, and this tension threatens security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region more broadly. A political resolution remains ...


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

... objectives: pursuing security and survival of the regime; 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,...


Saber-Rattling as the Main Threat for Russia and the U.S., and How to Deal with It

... especially amidst the growing militarism both in Russia and in the U.S. In late March, the U.S. Army Cyber Institute at the West Point released a series of science fiction comic books for military personnel . They describe current threats for the American ... ... between future and past wars. One of the comic books (“ Silent Ruin ”) deals with an imagined conflict between Russia and NATO countries on the territory of Eastern Europe, where Moscow wins tactically thanks to a cyber attack. “Russian Cyber Command ...


Unbalanced Europe and the New Order in the OSCE Space

... illusion that it is possible is depriving us of our future Introduction The collapse of relations between Russia and the West after 2014 put an end to the idea of Greater Europe. The area of common security and cooperation from Lisbon to Vladivostok,... ... incurred, the greater the need for a new order will grow. Ivan Timofeev: The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: The Implications of NATO-Russia Relations to the Baltic Sea Region In other words, the extremely serious crisis in relations between Russia and the ...


We Will Need to Return to Dialogue

Relations between Russia and the UK have taken a hard knock from recent events. The poisoning by nerve agent of Sergei and Yulia Skripal has dealt a sharp blow to Russia’s relations with the UK, and with Europe NATO and beyond. And things could get even worse. With further measures being announced as we write, there is increasing talk of a new Cold War. Yet the situation today is very different, and in some respects even more dangerous. After the Cuban Missile ...


Russia and the West: How to Deal with the Threat of Extremism

... that happening? The threat of terrorism and extremism will undoubtedly be among the priorities on the agenda of the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels. The organization’s members justly consider terrorism to be one of the most formidable challenges. Many ... ... nations — are hard put to keep the growing terrorist pressure in check. Why is that happening? Ivan Timofeev: Russia and the West: the New Normal First, the antiterrorism efforts of Russia and Western countries are largely divided. The parties regard ...


Ensuring Euro-Atlantic Security

... near-term steps that we have identified here are the right place to begin. We need to start now. The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War. But, despite stark differences, there are areas of existential ... ... 2044. — We must reduce the risks of a military confrontation by improving military-to-military communication through a new NATO–Russia Military Crisis Management Group. This initiative should accompany efforts to restart bilateral military-to-military ...


Russia and the West: the New Normal

... of Russian International Affairs Council and «Valdai» discussion forum. The author shares his view on key trends in Russia-NATO and Russia-EU relations after the NATO Summit in Warsaw and new EU Global Strategy being announced. The paper evaluates the ... ... Russian International Affairs Council, Head of "Contemporary State" program at Valdai Discussion Club. Russia and the West: the New Normal , 790 Kb


Rising Nuclear Dangers: Steps to Reduce Risks in the Euro-Atlantic Region

NTI Report Russia and the West are at a dangerous crossroads. During the past several years, we have been in a state of escalating tension, trapped in a ... ... nine urgent and practical recommendations to ensure that we avoid the worst kind of catastrophe: a nuclear incident involving NATO and Russian forces. The measures are focused on preventing accidents, enhancing predictability, and building confidence. ...


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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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