Search: Strategic stability (21 material)

 

Russia — US: On the Brink of a New Nuclear Arms Race

... over the past decades and which, quite possibly, will become a thing of the past in the next few years. It is also important to analyse the approaches to strengthening international security that are currently being proposed, including the issue of strategic stability, which is a focus of many specialists in military and political affairs, as well as of the leadership of Russia and the United States. Advantages and disadvantages of the traditional nuclear arms control system Alexander Yermakov: ...

14.08.2019

The Global Hypersonic Race

Politicians, Militaries Approve Investment in New Defence Programmes Prominent Western politicians have launched a global discussion about the risks associated with Russia developing hypersonic weapons. Arms control experts are attempting to estimate the potential of these new weapons, but attempts at this stage are hindered by the absence of important technical data and the lack of specialized terminology in this field. The discussion of the threats posed by hypersonic weapons was triggered by...

05.07.2019

End of Nuclear Arms Control: Do Not Beware the Ides of March

Russia Should Prepare for the Very Realistic Scenario in which the New START will not be Renewed by 2021 and will thus Cease to Exist The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty), one of the pillars of strategic stability in the world, fell apart before our very eyes. And now the foundations of the core instrument of global arms control – the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) – are starting to crumble too, as it is looking dangerously ...

04.07.2019

Andrey Kortunov Makes a Speech at IFRI Seminar on the Future of Strategic Stability in the Context of Confrontation between Russia and the USA

On April 18, 2019, at IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held a closed expert seminar session on the ”Future of Strategic Stability in the Context of Confrontation between Moscow and Washington”. On April 18, 2019, at IFRI (Institut français des relations internationales), Paris, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held a closed expert seminar session ...

22.04.2019

Support for Crisis Management Dialogue and Strategic Stability in the Euro-Atlantic Region

.... The absence of dialogue—in particular, crisis management dialogue intended to avoid or resolve incidents that could breed escalation—severely undercuts the sustained communication essential for reaching mutual understandings on and maintaining strategic stability. Simply stated, we cannot have strategic stability without dialogue. The challenge to the United States, NATO, and Russia is clear, and the answer compelling: Nations must begin the process of rebuilding trust so that it will again ...

15.02.2019

The World After the INF Treaty: Time to Let European Leaders in on the Game?

Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council Andrey Kortunov on the Future of Nuclear Arms Control Andrey Kortunov: The Domino Effect: America’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty and Its Ramifications Few of us remember how negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme began. In October 2003, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Dominique de Villepin and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Joschka Fischer approached President...

05.02.2019

The Domino Effect: America’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty and Its Ramifications

А chain reaction can be launched that will lead to the collapse of not only the bilateral system of strategic weapons control, but also to the erosion of the entire international regime The United States has launched the procedure of withdrawal from the Treaty on the Elimination of the Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF Treaty). Russia, in turn, also suspended its participation in the INF. According to Andrei Kortunov, Director General of the Russian Council on International Affairs...

05.02.2019

Strategic Instability. RIAC Experts Discuss the Outcomes of the INF Treaty Suspension

... 31, 2019, International Multimedia Press Center at IIA Rossiya Segodnya hosted a round table on the prospects for the continued existence of The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (The INF Treaty) and the existing international architecture for strategic stability. Representatives of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) took part in the discussion. On January 31, 2019, International Multimedia Press Center at IIA Rossiya Segodnya hosted a round table on the prospects for the continued ...

03.02.2019

The Collapse of the INF Treaty as a Motivation?

Despite the attempts of Russian and U.S. sides to find common ground on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, it appears that the agreement will cease to exist this year. So what next? Despite the attempts of Russian and U.S. sides to find common ground on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, it appears that the agreement will cease to exist this year. So what next? Fighting for Opinions Igor Ivanov: Nuclear Catastrophe: Myth or Reality? Russia has been demonstrating...

01.02.2019
 

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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