Search: SCO,International Security (4 materials)

Afghanistan: New Mission, Old Problems

... is so intricate that untangling it seems barely possible on a bilateral or even trilateral level, suggesting the need for pan-regional engagement. Regional cooperation on Afghanistan has been discussed both by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), whose leaders, Russia and China, are political heavyweights that are in a position to unite regional forces for a future Afghanistan settlement. After the official end of the ISAF mission, Afghanistan’s ...


Ukraine Crisis Brings Russia and China Closer

... Zhao Huirong of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Song Bo of the Tsinghua University and Qian Longlong and Ni Guoyuan, both CPAFFC officers. The Russian team included key experts from RAS Institute for Far Eastern Studies, MGIMO-University, Moscow Aviation Institute, I.V.Arkhipov Foundation for Economic Cooperation in Russian-Chinese Relations, and the Institute for Russian-Chinese Strategic Interaction. Opened by RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov and moderated by Deputy Director ...


Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Habitual Challenges and New Opportunities

Interview with Ambassador Vitaly Vorobyov Interview We met with Vitaly Vorobyov, SCO Advisor and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, to discuss the potential of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in resolving problems of regional security, its role in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of ISAF, the Silk Way project ...


Moving to the Human Security Dimension. First NATO / EU - SCO Think-Tank Meeting

... Organized by the German Marshall Fund and EURISC Foundation , the meeting gathered over 150 participants, with Russia represented by RIAC and the Far East Federal University. The speakers underlined that the shift of attention to the human dimension in international security is a natural trend caused by radical changes in global politics and civil society. Interdependence is growing between states and various fields of societal activities bound by the critical infrastructure that keeps developing and ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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