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December, 2021

  • 5 December

    Jerzy Haszczyński: Jedna ofiara nie wystarczy. Kto kolejny?

    Jeżeli USA, jako lider NATO, ulegną ultimatum w sprawie Ukrainy, usłyszą następne. One będą dotyczyć państw członkowskich sojuszu. To logika wschodniego imperium, które krok po kroku niszczy obecny porządek światowy. Ważą się losy naszego bezpieczeństwa. Czyli przyszłości Polski i całego regionu. Nie ma w tym przesady, choć chyba każdy by …

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  • 5 December

    Das bleibt von Sebastian Kurz

    Der einst so bestaunte politische Wunderknabe tritt von der politischen Bühne ab. Er hinterlässt ein verwundetes und gespaltenes Land und eine schwer angeschlagene Volkspartei. Also doch nicht mehr als 10 Jahre: In seiner kurzen Abschiedsrede erinnerte Sebastian Kurz noch einmal daran, dass er einst angekündigt hatte, er wolle nie länger …

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  • 5 December

    The Gulf States and the Iran Nuclear Deal: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    While they fear what might come next, leaders across the Gulf are begrudgingly backing the resumption of talks on reviving the JCPOA. Talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal are set to resume in Vienna this week after a six-month hiatus. Negotiating teams from Iran and the five permanent members …

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  • 5 December

    Russian and Chinese Efforts to Encircle Japan May Prove Counterproductive

    Intensifying Russian and Chinese joint military activities around Japan are intended to cow Tokyo into timidity. They are likely to have the opposite effect. The Russian heavy bomber’s propellers whipped up snow from the runway at the Ukrainka base in Russia’s Far East as it took off to join its …

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  • 5 December

    Britain as a Force for Good: Six Ways to Turn a Slogan Into Reality

    Published jointly with the International Rescue Committee, this essay collection focuses on how the Global Britain vision can be made a reality Given a challenging geopolitical environment, the recently published Integrated Review of the UK’s security, defence, development and foreign policies, and the appointment of a new foreign secretary, RUSI …

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  • 5 December

    EU-US To Start New Defense And Security Dialogue In Early 2022

    A previously touted US-EU dialogue on security and defence is set to be launched in early 2022, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the EU’s chief diplomat Josep Borrell announced in a statement on Friday (3 December). First announced in their joint EU-US June summit, the first meeting is …

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  • 5 December

    China Deepens Informal Alliance With Russia – Analysis

    China and Russia have strengthened their political, economic and military relations this year, despite their uneasy history in the past, as both countries say they resent what they call growing pressure from the West. So far this year, the two have held a series of military exercises and issued joint …

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  • 5 December

    On Afghanistan’s Humanitarian Crisis And Pakistan’s Crocodile Tears – OpEd

    In the first week of September, Pakistan’s ambassador to the United Nations, Munir Akram in an interview given to Associated Press unfolded Islamabad’s plan to expeditiously resolve the crisis in Afghanistan created by Taliban’s forcible takeover of Kabul. He urged the international community to adopt this ‘three-pronged approach’ – one, …

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  • 5 December

    Shifting Geography Of The South Caucasus – Analysis

    South Caucasus’ shifting geography has been the single most important development in the region following the second Nagorno-Karabakh war. One year since the end of the second Nagorno-Karabakh war allows us to wrap up major changes in and around the South Caucasus. Most of the changes discussed in the scholarly …

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  • 5 December

    Iran’s Nuclear Strategy

    The parties to the world’s nuclear deal with Iran, including Iran itself, have started a new round of discussions – the seventh since April 2021, when newly elected US president Joe Biden initiated meetings aimed at America re-entering an updated agreement. The talks – if you can call a meeting …

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