Moscow and Cairo began strategic rapprochement
In Cairo, for the first time in the history of bilateral relations the "2 +2" talks between Foreign and Defense Ministers of Russia and Egypt have been held. The question was the cooperation not only in economics and politics, but also military cooperation and deliveries of Russian weapons. The public dialogue in such a sensitive area allowed talking about the return of the Russian-Egyptian ties to the days of Gamal Abdel Nasser who was building a military-political alliance with the Soviet Union in the 60s. However, Moscow and Cairo oppose such a simplified approach to the assessment of the current negotiations...
Nobody is willing to operate in Syria without a UN mandate
The Syrian problem discussion at the ongoing session of the United Nations does not exceed the limits of the propaganda duel so far...
Russia-Japan: a New Round of Territorial Dispute
Moscow’s and Tokyo’s attempts to restart talks on the disputed South Kuril Islands ownership issues are close to failure...
NATO in Afghanistan – to Leave to Remain
Despite the fact that the U.S. has officially announced the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in 2014, things are coming so that they will remain there. The question, in what status, with what rights and, more importantly, with what goal - increasingly concerns the neighbors of Afghanistan: Russia, China, and Central Asia.
The Libyan version for Syria - Russia is against
The recently held UN Security Council meeting has demonstrated that Russia and PRC are still willing to block any UN resolution paving the way for intervention in Syria’s internal affairs
Moscow is not Alone in Rejection of Military Pressure on Iran
Moscow and Washington have condemned Iran’s decisions to begin work on uranium enrichment. However, their approaches to the Iranian problem significantly differ as before...
Antiballistic Missile Defense: Russia has to Counter the Emerging Threat
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday delivered a long-promised statement on the confrontation with the USA in the field of missile defense. Despite the astringent tone, Moscow gives to …
The New Front of Confrontation: The USA-China
In the course of the visit to Australia ended on November 18, the US President Barack Obama announced plans to expand military presence in the Asia-Pacific Region through the creation in Australia of a new Air Force base and a Marines base...