Search: Strategic stability (41 material)

 

Nuclear War — a Hypothetical Scenario or a Real Threat? RIAC Urban Breakfast

... element of confrontation between the U.S. and China, the decision made by the UK to increase the number of deployed nuclear weapons of its own, as well as the aggravation of relations between Russia and the United States, together with the dialogue on strategic stability put on hold, usher in a new stage in the nuclear arms race in the world. Perhaps, this stressful situation will lead to a new multilateral arms control system. At the doctrinal level, the United States has already indicated a transition ...

05.09.2022

The Ukrainian Crisis and Strategic Stability

Escalation Scenarios Arbatov, A.G. (2022). The Ukrainian crisis and strategic stability. Polis. Political Studies, 4, 10–31. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.17976/jpps/2022.04.03 The dramatic events unfolding in Ukraine since late February 2022 have marked a turning point in the evolution of European and global politics ...

18.07.2022

Nuclear Future: Rethinking the Nuclear Forces in the Days to Come

... vehicles and warheads to destroy the smaller number of your weapons. As a result of such first counterforce strike, the attacked country is set to emerge with prevailing nuclear forces. In this approach, preemptive strikes make no sense and classic strategic stability v is easy to maintain. Note that inadequate SNF survivability of one side is as dangerous for other sides as it is for itself—in a spiraling crisis, an international actor that feels vulnerable may lose the nerve, attacking first ...

04.05.2022

A Military Response to Russians’ Infernal Question

With the INF Treaty collapsed and Russian proposals to prevent another missile confrontation in Europe possibly rejected, the logical thing to do would be to deploy the revised “Pioneer” missile in response to the new “Pershings” and “Gryphons” Who is to blame? A seemingly clear-cut answer to this accursed question relevant for the country’s current security concern has recently emerged: the United States and NATO with its U.S.-led enlargement into the post-Soviet space, with them having completely...

17.02.2022

4th RIAC and RUSI Workshop on Strategic Stability and Arms Control

On February 10, 2022, RIAC held its 4th workshop on strategic stability and arms control in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) On February 10, 2022, RIAC held its 4th workshop on strategic stability and arms control in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)....

11.02.2022

Annual Conference "Riga Dialogue 2021": Assessing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic

... Latvian Institute of International Affairs, in cooperation with European Leadership Network, Nuclear Threat Initiative, Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, and Russian International Affairs Council, held their annual "Riga Dialogue" Conference: Assessing Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic" On September 30 ­– October 1, 2021, Latvian Institute of International Affairs, in cooperation with European Leadership Network, Nuclear Threat Initiative, Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, and Russian International ...

04.10.2021

RIAC and RUSI Discuss Strategic Stability and Regional Escalation Risks

... 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) hosted the first workshop on security issues within the framework of the project “A New Agenda for Russia–UK Relations” and its sub-component on strategic stability, arms control, and cooperation in space On September 29, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) hosted the first workshop on security issues within the framework of the project ...

03.10.2021

The Nuclear Triad: Alternatives from the Days Gone By

Nuclear warheads peacefully resting in armories and missile silos weighed with the decisions made by the U.S. and Soviet leadership no less than party fellows, public opinion polls and pronouncements of foreign leaders The Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, commonly known as START I, recently marked its 30 th anniversary. It came to be the first in a series of nuclear treaties followed by START II, SORT and the New START. The longevity of the arms control regime is not the only reason to single out...

03.09.2021

Quo Vadis

... documents to be signed. At the same time, the two presidents adopted a joint statement following the talks, setting down a series of fundamental positions and objectives; their implementation could lead to specific arrangements as well as some headway on strategic stability. The presidents reaffirmed their commitment to the principle that nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought. This intuitive statement does, in fact, carry tremendous meaning. Recent years have seen heated discussions revolving ...

07.07.2021
 

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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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