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Would China and Russia Support a North Korean Insurgency?
October 12, 2017
Would China and Russia Support a North Korean Insurgency?
It likely depends on North Korea’s use of weapons of mass destruction in a conflict with the U.S. and South Korea.
Would China and Russia Support a North Korean Insurgency?
Russia’s Future Armor Force Could Be in Trouble
October 04, 2017
Russia’s Future Armor Force Could Be in Trouble
Recent announcements by the Russian Ministry of Defense indicate that Russia’s most ambitious armor program is in trouble.
Russia’s Future Armor Force Could Be in Trouble
Schrodinger’s Pivot: The Emptiness of the Eastern Economic Forum
September 19, 2017
Schrodinger’s Pivot: The Emptiness of the Eastern Economic Forum
Russia’s incoherent strategy at home and abroad continues to undercut its Asian-facing initiatives such as the Eastern Economic Forum.
Schrodinger’s Pivot: The Emptiness of the Eastern Economic Forum
A Steven Seagal Guide to Eurasia
September 19, 2017
A Steven Seagal Guide to Eurasia
The action star has a long history of involvement in Eurasian affairs.
A Steven Seagal Guide to Eurasia
Pakistan’s Bad Reaction to the BRICS Declaration
September 14, 2017
Pakistan’s Bad Reaction to the BRICS Declaration
Islamabad’s defensive reaction was more self-damaging than the BRICS’ original statement.
Pakistan’s Bad Reaction to the BRICS Declaration
Is Russia's Arms Industry About to Fall Off a Cliff?
September 04, 2017
Is Russia's Arms Industry About to Fall Off a Cliff?
The future of Russia's arms industry appear bleak.
Is Russia's Arms Industry About to Fall Off a Cliff?
After Doklam, India and China to Meet at BRICS Summit
August 30, 2017
After Doklam, India and China to Meet at BRICS Summit
On many fronts, India has grown more distant from the other members of BRICS.
After Doklam, India and China to Meet at BRICS Summit
Russia to Receive 100 Next-Generation Battle Tanks by 2020
August 28, 2017
Russia to Receive 100 Next-Generation Battle Tanks by 2020
The deputy defense minister reiterated that Russia’s deadliest tank will be ready for combat by 2020.
Russia to Receive 100 Next-Generation Battle Tanks by 2020
China Quietly Looms Over Zapad 2017 Exercises
August 28, 2017
China Quietly Looms Over Zapad 2017 Exercises
Any Russian aggression out of the exercises could hurt Sino-Russian relations.
China Quietly Looms Over Zapad 2017 Exercises
Why Russia Wants the US to Stay in Afghanistan
August 23, 2017
Why Russia Wants the US to Stay in Afghanistan
Moscow would like to avoid having to militarily intervene itself.
Why Russia Wants the US to Stay in Afghanistan
Interview with Gerard Toal: Why Does Russia Invade Its Neighbors?
August 14, 2017
Interview with Gerard Toal: Why Does Russia Invade Its Neighbors?
"Putin is an experienced geopolitician now, though his 'victories' may not look so good in the long run."
Interview with Gerard Toal: Why Does Russia Invade Its Neighbors?
Sino-Russian Shadow Competition Plays Out in Egypt
August 11, 2017
Sino-Russian Shadow Competition Plays Out in Egypt
A legacy of competition exists between the two powers -- can Russia shadowbox China in Egypt?
Sino-Russian Shadow Competition Plays Out in Egypt
India Should Co-Produce Stealth Fighter With Russia, Defense Ministry Panel Says
August 08, 2017
India Should Co-Produce Stealth Fighter With Russia, Defense Ministry Panel Says
An expert panel appointed by the Indian Ministry of Defense reportedly recommends co-production of a new stealth fighter jet.
India Should Co-Produce Stealth Fighter With Russia, Defense Ministry Panel Says
China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
July 27, 2017
China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
Finding the balance in the long-term between rivalry and resonance may be difficult for Beijing and Moscow.
China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
5th Round of Astana Syria Peace Talks End Without Agreement
July 07, 2017
5th Round of Astana Syria Peace Talks End Without Agreement
The de-escalation zones, let alone which country's "military observers" would maintain them, remain under discussion.
5th Round of Astana Syria Peace Talks End Without Agreement
Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
July 06, 2017
Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
Russian economic policies and infighting with its neighbors impact China’s ambitions.
Russian Railpolitick and China’s Belt and Road
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