The development of non-nuclear weapons that can strike distant targets in a short period of time has been a U.S. goal for over a decade now.
U.S. policy toward the Caucasus has undergone a reassessment over the past few years.
Dmitri Trenin participated in a live Twitter Q&A on the situation in Syria, the G20 summit, and the U.S.-Russia relations.
Marwan Muasher and Andrew S. Weiss will respond to questions on the situation in Syria, the likely implications of a U.S.-led attack, and what to expect in terms of Putin-Obama dynamics at the G20 meeting.
There are growing signs that strategic relations between China and Russia are on an upswing. Yet the nuclear and strategic relationship between these two powers remains largely unexamined, as do their long-term prospects for cooperation.
Traditional Chinese core values, especially the notion of harmony, have a strong influence on China’s foreign policy.
Dmitri Trenin participated in a live Twitter Q&A on the upcoming G8 summit, the meeting between Presidents Putin and Obama, and the future of U.S.-Russia relations.
The two-year-old Syrian conflict sharply escalated in recent weeks, hence necessitating a renewed U.S.-Russian effort to find a solution to the crisis and solve inner tensions within the Syrian opposition.
Cooperation between the United Starts and Russia on ballistic missile defense (BMD) remains unlikely.
Since the Arab Spring first broke out in December 2011, Russian policymakers have viewed regional developments with unease. They now wonder what rising Islamist parties in the Middle East will mean for Russia's relationship with its own Muslim minority.