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Can Russia Help Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
November 02, 2018
Can Russia Help Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
Russia’s reconciliation efforts should align with Afghanistan’s needs.
Can Russia Help Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
US Withdrawal From the INF Treaty Isn’t About Russia
October 25, 2018
US Withdrawal From the INF Treaty Isn’t About Russia
Growing Chinese and Korean missile capabilities are forcing Washington’s hand with regard to the INF withdrawal.
US Withdrawal From the INF Treaty Isn’t About Russia
Why China and Russia are Keen for the Korean War to Officially End
October 24, 2018
Why China and Russia are Keen for the Korean War to Officially End
It is no secret that both China and Russia would prefer greater control over circumstances involving the Korean Peninsula.
Why China and Russia are Keen for the Korean War to Officially End
Floating Nuclear Power Plants in Northeast Asia? A Daunting Prospect.
October 05, 2018
Floating Nuclear Power Plants in Northeast Asia? A Daunting Prospect.
Weak multilateral architecture, territorial disputes, and natural disaster vulnerability compound the unknowns of Russia’s new energy platform.
Floating Nuclear Power Plants in Northeast Asia? A Daunting Prospect.
Russia Looks to Asia for Business
September 28, 2018
Russia Looks to Asia for Business
In its increasing Asian petrochemical business, Russia may be separating business from politics
Russia Looks to Asia for Business
Is This the Revival of Russia-India Economic Ties?
September 20, 2018
Is This the Revival of Russia-India Economic Ties?
Russia and India have shared interests that may lead them back to deeper cooperation.
Is This the Revival of Russia-India Economic Ties?
Putin Offers Japan ‘Peace Treaty Without Any Pre-Conditions’
September 14, 2018
Putin Offers Japan ‘Peace Treaty Without Any Pre-Conditions’
By suggesting a peace treaty, Putin effectively urged Japan to give up its claims on the disputed Kuril Islands.
Putin Offers Japan ‘Peace Treaty Without Any Pre-Conditions’
What Happened on the Afghan-Tajik Border?
August 28, 2018
What Happened on the Afghan-Tajik Border?
Afghan officials say either a Tajik or Russian plane (or helicopter) conducted an airstrike on the Afghan side of the border.
What Happened on the Afghan-Tajik Border?
Caspian Sea Dispute Settled on the Surface
August 13, 2018
Caspian Sea Dispute Settled on the Surface
The landmark agreement settles some Caspian Sea issues, but leaves others open for further discussion.
Caspian Sea Dispute Settled on the Surface
Japan Asks Russia to Reduce Militarization of Disputed Kuril Islands
August 01, 2018
Japan Asks Russia to Reduce Militarization of Disputed Kuril Islands
Japan wants Russia to scale down its military presence on the disputed island chain.
Japan Asks Russia to Reduce Militarization of Disputed Kuril Islands
Russia Begins Sea Trials of Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drone
July 21, 2018
Russia Begins Sea Trials of Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drone
Russia’s latest doomsday weapon is designed to create a radioactive Tsunami wave that would engulf entire coastal cities.
Russia Begins Sea Trials of Nuclear-Capable ‘Poseidon’ Underwater Drone
Why Has Russia Invited the Taliban to Moscow?
July 21, 2018
Why Has Russia Invited the Taliban to Moscow?
The proposed “Moscow-format” talks advance Russia’s interests in Afghanistan.
Why Has Russia Invited the Taliban to Moscow?
Are Warming Russia-South Korea Relations a Game-changer?
July 18, 2018
Are Warming Russia-South Korea Relations a Game-changer?
The recent thaw in South Korea-Russia relations is a potential game-changer for Moscow’s Asia-Pacific strategy.
Are Warming Russia-South Korea Relations a Game-changer?
Settling the Caspian Issue and Realizing the Trans-Caspian Energy Corridor
July 10, 2018
Settling the Caspian Issue and Realizing the Trans-Caspian Energy Corridor
Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan’s aims to diversify their energy export markets got a boost recently.
Settling the Caspian Issue and Realizing the Trans-Caspian Energy Corridor
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Harmony or Discord?
June 26, 2018
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Harmony or Discord?
The SCO is not a platform for harmony or discord per se, rather it is what the members make of it.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Harmony or Discord?
Putin on the Ritz in China
June 18, 2018
Putin on the Ritz in China
A peek under the glitz of Russian-Chinese bonhomie.
Putin on the Ritz in China
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