Search: Security,Terrorism (5 materials)

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace

... ‘legitimate’ and ‘illegitimate’ governments, numerous militias, terrorist groups, and foreign military contingents, which constitute the covert and overt tools of a new kind of geopolitical rivalry. As a result, the region remains a source of violence and terrorism, dramatic national upheavals, humanitarian catastrophes on a global scale, and waves of migration. The price of revolutions, the resultant devastation and foreign interference proved too high and relapses cannot be ruled out. Source: Valdai ...

11.07.2019

Pak-Russia defense ties: a paradigm shift in defense cooperation

... counter-terrorism alliance may also be one of the points of focus in defence cooperation. It is also noteworthy that the Russian Deputy Chief of General Staff visited Waziristan a few months ago with his military delegation and observed Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts. In the regional-scenario, both countries are expected to get mutual strategic benefits in the strengthening of ties. Russia is currently a regional and world power, a former superpower and permanent member of United Nations Security Council. These substantial credentials acutely demand that Pakistan needs to build stronger ties with Russia especially when the US supports Indian major roles in the region. The US appears to be more inclined towards India regardless of the ...

28.02.2018

Asia-Pacific region needs joint security system

The Asia-Pacific region needs a joint reliable security system based on compliance with the international law and the principles of mutual respect, Russian Federation Council lawmaker Konstantin Kosachev said on Tuesday. "The region needs a reliable architecture of equal and indivisible security ...

20.01.2016

A Lethal Threat

... agreements. Having suffered from terrorism, Russia will remain an energetic contributor to antiterrorist action, concentrating on the North Caucasus and adjacent Central Asian states, i.e. Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and other countries. Is Terrorism a Permanent Threat to International Security? Photo: Reuters / Saeed Ali Achakzai The new century opened with unprecedented acts of terror that for some time united the world challenged by the global threat of Islamist terrorism. However, terrorism has been known to attract special attention ...

13.01.2014

Transatlantic Homeland Security and collective action

... the adversary relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union. As the possibility of a major power declined dramatically, large military organizations with the primary mission of fighting interstate war became somewhat redundant. The new security challenges that arose, be they international terrorism, illegal immigration, human trafficking, cyber-security or ethnic conflicts, all required new or modified instruments to combat them. Modern terrorists are flexible in their movement and in their operational planning. They easily change location,...

14.10.2013

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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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