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U.S. Withdrawal From Open Skies Bolsters Case for New Strategic Regime

... deterrence based on the ability to set in motion mutual assured destruction will not be, as it has been so far, the principal element of global strategic stability; it will be the only one. Reliable round-the-clock communications between the military and security headquarters of the major powers and hotlines between their leaders would help deal with incidents: U.S.-Russian deconfliction in Syria has demonstrated the effectiveness of maintaining contacts. Yet deconfliction has to be balanced against the profound lack of mutual trust between the political and military leaderships of the great powers. Having fewer ...


The Dangers Of Parachute Journalism

A little learning is a dang’rous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring. (Pope)Hot on the heels of an article by a Henry Foy, entitled ‘Russia’s death toll likely to be far above official tally’, published in Nikkei Inc.’s The Financial Times (once known for its balance and seriousness) on 13 May, comes another new Cold War ‘report’ – devoid of analysis – in the same newspaper,...


How Russia Can Maintain Equilibrium in the Post-Pandemic Bipolar World

... new promising area. In the diplomatic domain, triangular Russian-Indian-Chinese interaction within the RIC group framework should be given a fresh impulse. The group could become the nucleus of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), managing security on the continent of Asia. Russia’s strategic goal is to upgrade its relations with India to the level of its relations with China. Together with Moscow’s strategic partnership with Beijing, its renewed links with European countries, and closer cooperation with Japan, these ...


Ambassador Anatoly Antonov's Open Letter…/bipartisan-coalition-c…/ ). On March 24 Sergey Lavrov delivered a message to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo (…/asset…/D2wHaWMCU6Od/content/id/4094236… ). The Minister urged to consider the possibility of return to the home country for all the Russian citizens incarcerated in the U.S. In addition, I personally addressed to Attorney-General W.Barr and head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons M.Carvajal on the destiny of my compatriots (…/a.493759737501…/1286416334902087/ ...


War, the Economy and Politics in Syria: Broken Links

... Turkey’s strategic plans to complete the creation of a long buffer zone in the north of Syria, which includes Idlib territory to the north of the M-4 road by using the anti-Assad militants under its control. In doing so, Turkey wants to ensure the security of its borders and gain more room for the relocation of Syrian refugees. This time, temporary agreements between the military and the secret services won’t be enough for reliable stabilization. It is time for Russia and Turkey to seek more meaningful compromises based on a common vision of Syria’s political future. The al-Assad government’s understandable and lawful desire to quickly establish sovereignty over the country’s entire territory (it now ...


Russia’s View on Nuclear Arms Control

Arms Control Today conducted a written interview in early March with Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador to the United States on issues including the current status of U.S.-Russian strategic security talks, the future of New START, talks on intermediate-range missile systems, engaging China in arms control, and President Vladimir Putin’s proposal for a summit of the leaders of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council. Arms ...


Tensions between Russia and Turkey in Syria; effort for peace or Total War

... temporary deployment of US anti-aircraft systems on the Turkish-Syrian border is possible. Meanwhile, Russia's role as a key player in the Syrian crisis is important. Russia, backed by Syrian air forces to Turkey, has said it does not guarantee the security of Turkish flights over the Syrian sky. From Russia's point of view, Adleb and Aleppo are part of the Syrian territory, which is why Syria is seeking to clear these areas of opposition forces and Turkey has entered Syria without permission from Syria and tells Syrian forces not to come close to ...


Prospects and significance of nuclear arms control

... community their commitment to nuclear disarmament in the framework of Article VI of the NPT. This is an important consideration in view of the Tenth Review Conference scheduled for April-May 2020. Neither would a five-year extension pose any risks for Russian or US national security because under Article XIV of START, each party has the right to withdraw at any time should it decides that that extraordinary events related to the subject matter of the Treaty have jeopardized its supreme interests. [1] Moreover, for decades,...


Russia, the EU and Macron-cooperation or destruction of the EU? For a Holistic Green Europe!

... further EU enlargement and a new relation with Russia and about European sovereignty, then after the Brexit his turn to Poland to replace the German- French-GB trio by the Weimar Triangle and the inclusion of Poland with France as a mediator between Russia and Poland and now his speech on security policy promoting more European security cooperation and bringing the French nuclear deterrence in an European framework as supporting force, but not under the integration of an European nuclear power. I support all initiatives of Macron with ...


After MSC: A New EU and an New Strategic NATO concept?

... the “European pillar” in NATO, based on the “Common Security and Defense Policy” of the EU, which can only be successful, complementary, not competitive with NATO. The strategic challenge should also face up to the challenge posed by China and Russia’s place in the European security order. A Dedicate concept – provided that Russia ends the violation of the rules agreed for them. The range of dialogues offered by NATO based on the harmony philosophy (defense and relaxation, firmness and willingness to talk) should be specified....


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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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