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East vs West: New Political Reality for the Post-Coronavirus World

China today presents a legitimate new alternative, and thus a threat, to the Western system “The world will never be the same after the Coronavirus” — these words uttered by International Relations veteran Henry Kissinger most certainly have substance behind them. Beyond the major impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the global economy and everyday life of people all over the world, it has also come to reveal new political realities. Efficiency in dealing with the new transnational threat became...

13.05.2020

The Battle of “Coronavirus Narratives”: Three Lines of Defence Against China

... decrease in the number of mobile network subscribers in the country) as proof that the number of infected was not in the tens of thousands, but rather in the millions. It thus follows that the number of deaths is also an order of magnitude (or even two) higher ... ... primary culprit is, of course, President of the United States Donald Trump, although fingers are certainly being pointed at European leaders too, from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to his Spanish opposite number Pedro Sánchez. The basic premise ...

29.04.2020

To Sequestrate, or Not to Sequestrate. The Impact of Covid-19 on Military Budgets

... reduced production volumes, and the slow-down of expensive and promising R&D, which in early stages mainly generates costs. The USA: More Money for Each and Every One! U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf CC BY-NC 2.0 The U.S. behavior in financing ... ... high-precision weapons, can drastically reduce the number of traditional weapons systems needed to solve most tasks on the battlefield. Europe: At Whose Expense? Alexander Yermakov: Is France’s Nuclear Shield Big Enough to Cover All of Europe? Military budgets ...

09.04.2020

Standing for Everything Evil against Everything Good: Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe

... us and living from one IMF loan to the next so recklessly reject such a successful model of economic and public modernization? The current crisis in relations with European countries is a natural and expected response on the part of Moscow to the refusal of Europe’s ruling parties to accept Russia’s worldview and values and the reluctance to understand its motives and principal concerns. The global situation has changed radically, while this mentality has persisted. This explains the desire to punish ...

19.02.2019

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

... 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 of Iran Mohammad Khatami in an attempt to persuade him to comply with IAEA requirements and also to provide ...

05.02.2019

Alterations in history What shall Russia stand for from now on?

For a very long time Russia’s role was to defend the rest of the world from Europe. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has been trying to facilitate the maintenance of peace and the development of order in the rest of the world. In the absence of Russia, an anarchy would be unleashed in the world that the United States would ...

16.11.2018

Is This the End of Nuclear Arms Control?

... Russia may be the first party to deploy intermediate-range missiles there. Yet a few points should be made in this regard. A European Response to US Withdrawal from the INF Treaty. ELN statement Russian land-based missiles are one of the country’s ... ... reinforce perceptions on both sides that the other is an unreliable partner. Yet at the same time, the absence of mutual accusations over alleged INF violations – since the treaty would no longer exist – may lead to a healthier bilateral environment,...

12.11.2018

The United States, Russia, and Europe in 2018

... Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. Their meeting, convened by CSIS and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), aimed to discuss four topics central to U.S.-Russian relations: the conflict in Ukraine, the future of the European security order, the war in Syria, and the question of interference in other states’ political processes. The attendees participated not as representatives of their countries or governments but rather as experts working collaboratively to define ...

12.11.2018

Sleepwalking Toward Nuclear War

In Paris, 100 years after the guns across Europe fell silent, leaders can begin taking important steps to ensure a new and devastating war will not happen today This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, one of the world’s most horrific conflicts. One of the ...

10.11.2018

A European Response to US Withdrawal from the INF Treaty

ELN Group Statement Ahead of the meeting of President Putin and President Trump in Paris on November 11th 2018, 79 European political, diplomatic and military leadership figures are appealing to both Russia and the US not to take unilateral action that would jeopardise the future of the INF without further efforts, such a move would likely trigger an arms race and ...

09.11.2018
 

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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