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Strategic Relevance of France's Overseas Territories

... support Paris’s military interests globally and are also a means to further extend the influence of the EU and NATO. As such, the French islands are a direct continuation and reinforcement of Western presence in Latin America, Africa, Antarctica and Oceania in a post-BREXIT Europe. France’s maritime presence all around the world is even more important for the European Union after 2020, as the United Kingdom shares similarities with France as a global economic, nuclear and military power with its ...


How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests

... Asia Summit. As committed ASEAN dialogue partners, all four Quad countries are strong supporters of ASEAN-centrality. Chinese is now the second most spoken language in Australia after English China is strengthening its position in the Indo-Pacific and Oceania. At the same time, Australia has very developed ties with China. What do you think: is China mainly a partner or a competitor to Australia? China is an important partner for Australia, and one with which we share a wide range of mutual interests....


Oceania as Geostrategic Chessboard

... its colonial policymakers in comparison to the island’s location as a staging ground for geopolitical adventures. Unfortunately, this has been the recurring fate of almost all of the island-nations of the Pacific for the past five hundred years. Oceania occupies nearly 25% of the surface of the globe, but it is also the least populated region—with few than 45 million inhabitants—and one of the poorest in resources. As a result, for more than 400 years the Pacific Islands have been ...


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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  
     21 (19%)
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