On January 14, Carnegie Moscow Center’s Russia in the Asia Pacific Program hosted a meeting between the Russian China experts and Michael Pettis.
Israel’s economy is very successful, but there are some key problems which act as impediments to the country’s future economic and social development.
Cooperation between the United States and Russia has essentially halted, and contact between Washington and Moscow has decreased dramatically. At the same time, the attention each country pays to the other in their respective domestic debates has increased significantly.
A very firm friendship between the United States and Japan will become stronger in the new regional context.
Migration and the Syrian refugee crisis continue to affect Europe. How will the EU respond to this challenge?
In light of the crisis in Syria, and as part of its mandate to promote democracy and development in the region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) has initiated a program named The National Agenda for the Future of Syria (NAFS).
The current downturn in U.S.-Russian relations can be understood as a new Cold War. A new long-term strategic vision is needed to guide the two countries through this challenging period.
Shia-Sunni sectarianism is one of the factors driving instability in the Middle East.
In the new global landscape, regional powers such as Turkey will be crucial for maintaining stability.
The Carnegie Moscow Center organized a conference to discuss the experience of Russian-American alliance during the Second World War, as well as the experience of cooperation and rivalry after the end of the Cold War.
Moscow, Washington, and Beijing hold dissimilar and sometimes opposing views on several security issues, including ballistic missile defense, strategic conventional weapons, and the INF Treaty.
In 2014, Russia broke out of the post–Cold War order and openly challenged the U.S.-led international system. The new period of rivalry between the Kremlin and the West is likely to endure for years.
As the world powers develop non-nuclear weapons that can strike distant targets in a short period of time (Conventional Prompt Global Strike, or CPGS, weapons), it is important to raise awareness of this issue, while not trying to advocate for or against such weapons.
Russia and Turkey share many important interests, providing them with opportunities for valuable collaboration and cooperation in their common neighborhood, which stretches from the South Caucasus and the Levant to Central Asia and Afghanistan.
The current conflict between the European Union and Russia is a clash between a postmodern world, in which states prefer to use soft power to achieve their foreign policy goals, and a modern one, in which the use of force in foreign policy is considered acceptable.
According to this year’s Transatlantic Trends survey, Russians have an increasingly unfavorable view of the United States and the EU. Americans and Europeans also had more negative outlooks toward Russia in 2014 than previous years.
Today, the Russia-U.S. security relationship has both areas which will not likely see advances and opportunities for progress.
As the conflict in Syria continues, opposition groups have put together a plan named the “Syria Transition Roadmap” that they hope will lead the country into the future.
Carnegie was on the ground at the 50th annual Munich Security Conference to give readers exclusive access to the debates and discussions as they unfolded.
Russia-EU relations are of a technical rather than strategic character nowadays. A parallel functioning of the EU and the Eurasian Union would lead to more debate about strategic vision of Europe and the Eurasian continent.
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