Search: Ukraine,Russia,Syria,Turkey (4 materials)

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

Relations between the U.S. and Russia appear to be almost at the point of no return Relations ... ... European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, as well as the nature of the conventional and nuclear ... ... that has been further antagonizing relations. First, NATO-member Turkey shot down a Russian aircraft in November 2015 — an action ... ... Then, in early April 2017, the U.S. fired 59 cruise missiles at Syrian airbase on grounds that the Syrian military had allegedly ...


The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

The story of how Russia won the (First) Russo-American Cyberwar because American ... ... then-ongoing diplomatic efforts to win cooperation with the Russians on Syria, as all recent diplomatic talks with them on Syria had been ... ... impunity, threatening whole parts of Aleppo with mass slaughter); Ukraine also saw Russian escalation. Kerry’s talks failed ... ... Germany and Austria. Furthermore, U.S. and NATO “ally” Turkey has taken a decidedly sharp anti-democratic and anti-Western ...


A look at international relations from a Russian viewpoint

To understand Russia’s foreign policy today, its relations with Turkey and the West, one needs to look at the past. Today, we have vast nuclear arsenals ... ... group Daesh (the self-proclaimed Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant), the war in Syria and Iraq, the migrant crisis, slow growth. But these are issues civilised nations... ... to focus on Eurasia. In 2014, Russia embarked on a power struggle with the West over Ukraine. This is bad news for dealing with threats such as terrorism, which need the...


Russia and Turkey: More Than a Rapprochement?

... a neo-Kemalist foreign policy that focuses on national interests and respects the territorial integrity of Turkey’s neighbors. There is no surprise that beside other issues the parties concentrated on discussing Syria. In geopolitical terms, Syria is a top priority for Turkey, just as Ukraine is of central interest to Russia. Russian decision, in late September 2015, to intervene in Syria had caused huge problems between Ankara and Moscow. After Russian SU-24 had been shot down by Turkish Air Forces, bilateral relations further deteriorated. By sending troops to Syria,...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    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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