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RG: Patrushev comments on causes and progress of special operation: to keep WMDs from US-allied radicals; Russia committed to helping “brotherly people return to normal life” in freed Ukrainian land.
IN HIS classic book On War, the eminent 19th century German military theorist Carl von Clausewitz generalized the experience of the Napoleonic wars: “The art of war … makes War of all branches of human activity the most like a gambling game.”1 It seems that since the time when Clausewitz defined war as “the continuation […]
Chinese Envoy Dai Bing: ““The way the situation in Afghanistan has transpired recently is proof that foreign military intervention and the imposition of a ‘democratic transformation’ program does nothing to help solve any problem.”
This article analyzes some aspects of civilizationism as a trend in the self-positioning strategies of several Asian states, notably China and India, as well as some other countries. Close attention is paid to the concept of the civilization state (CS), as distinct from the nation state (NS), where the former reveals the specific characteristics of the major non-Western states.
Chinese Foreign Minister: In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and profound changes across the globe, China-Russia relations have shown great resilience and become a very important stabilizing force for today’s world.
HUMANKIND has found itself in a rather deplorable state in 2021. The coronavirus pandemic as a new global threat has exacerbated existing risks and challenges. The economic depression that has affected the world, coupled with social problems and the inability of states to effectively protect their citizens, has revealed a systemic crisis of the existing […]
Ryklin: Buildup of Russian military on Ukraine’s border has West on edge, but Putin would need a swift, decisive victory for any military incursion into Ukraine to pay off.
The year 2020 left behind difficult memories and numerous questions about the future. It was the year of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory, and the establishment of the Yalta-Potsdam system of international relations, the UN and UNESCO – a milestone year highlighting the mounting danger of global confrontation. It was a year of discoveries […]
This paper conducts a retrospective analysis of the evolution of views on military security in the Arctic region by Russia’s military-political leadership. It singles out the main factors that have affected the practical implementation of measures to protect the northern borders of the state.
Seeking to ensure their national interests, states have traditionally taken advantage of opportunities offered by what is known as intelligence diplomacy, involving official bilateral or multilateral collaboration between foreign intelligence services. Foreign intelligence services have accumulated considerable experience in working together in various areas, and this applies not only to allied countries. This experience conclusively […]