Search: USA,Eurasia (8 materials)

How the US Hybrid War on Russia Induces and Constrains Eurasian Integration

... what Brazil wanted from MERCOSUR in the 1990s: entry to Washington-proposed FTAA on better terms for itself and its neighbours, the Greater Europ being Russia’s FTAA. While Brazil’s manoeuvres in South America were reluctantly tolerated, in the Eurasian context, the USA and the EU did not want to see Russia even as a submissive center of power talking to them on behalf of a handful of small states. To enter Europe, each country had to pass the EU’s purgatory to comply with EU demands on EU terms. For this, the ...


Geopolitics and Relations among Major Powers

... case with Russia and China today. Their partnership is not directed against any third countries; the relationship between Moscow and Beijing has its own driving forces and its own logic. Likewise, this partnership has nothing to do with ‘dividing Eurasia’; it does not create any threats or challenges to neighboring states. Second, traditional relations between major powers implied sophisticated bilateral or multilateral balancing mechanisms. Russia and China do not balance each other, but rather ...


RIAC at Fifth «North Pavilion Dialogue» in Beijing

... leading Chinese and foreign experts on international affairs. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, traditionally represented Russia at the event. In 2018 the topic of the «North Pavilion Dialogue» was defined as «2018: Geostrategic Competition in Eurasia and China-the US Relations».


Indo-Pacific or Community of Common Destiny?

... force capabilities. The main weakness of the American vision is, in our opinion, its precarious economic foundation. The US refusal to participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) seriously restricts America’s ability to comprehensively implement ... ... Indo-Pacific vision and to see to China's economic containment. Considering that the number one priority for most countries of Eurasia is social and economic development, it can be concluded that without an economic dimension, the vision will be limited ...


RIAC Expert Group Meets with Experts from Carnegie Foundation and Chicago Council on Global Affairs

... members with an American Working Group delegation, established by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs , to draw up recommendations on shaping the American foreign policy towards Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia as a whole. The American delegation was composed of John McLaughlin, former Deputy Director of the CIA; Meghan O'Sullivan, former Deputy National Security Advisor on Iraq and Afghanistan; Andrew Weiss, Vice-President for Studies at the Carnegie ...


Eurasia in Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Opportunities and Constraints

... Caucasus if political institutions are weak or the political situation unfavourable, leading to risks of radicalization across Eurasia. Preventing this scenario from being realised is in the interest of all the region’s governments. United States ... ... Afghanistan, US interests in the region are now focused on shoring up the Afghan government. The region is also important to the USA as a theatre in which to contain the economic influence of China and to block integration projects involving Russia. In addition,...


Avoiding a New Bipolarity — What Can We Learn From the Recent Past?

... analysts – at least in Russia – have gone even further and maintain that this new global split has been historically predetermined and unavoidable, being based on ‘objective’ realities. It is often argued that the Atlantic and the Eurasian civilizations have opposed each other from the days immemorial, that ‘land’ powers have always and will always be different from ‘maritime’ powers, that the ‘global continent’ (Eurasia) is the eternal counterweight ...


Toward a Peaceful Eurasia

Twenty years ago Zbigniew Brzezinski wrote that "America's global primacy is directly dependent on how long and how effectively its preponderance on the Eurasian continent is sustained," although he viewed this condition as "temporary" (Zbigniew Brzezinski " The Great Chessboard ", p. 18, in Russian). The geopolitical guru’s prediction about United States’ loss of ...


Poll conducted

  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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