Russia-US: Weather for Tomorrow Will be Announced the Day after Tomorrow
18.07.2018
The main issue after the meeting is whether the Helsinki momentum will be used to move towards normalization, or the meeting will remain an insignificant event that will not stop further development

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Andrei Tsygankov
Golan Heights: Where Are the Red Lines?
18.07.2018
The Golan Heights represent an equal problem for Syria and Israel. During the reign of both Hafez and Bashar Asad, this border was quite quiet (approximately from 1973-1974 till 2015).

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Dmitry Maryasis
"Dove of Peace" or "Gangster": Goals of US Diplomacy on the…
18.07.2018
Japan and South Korea have received important US confirmations on the inviolability of security guarantees under their bilateral alliance treaties. It was a shock for both Seoul and Tokyo that

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Anna Kireeva
Trump-Putin Summit: Who Is in a Fit State?
17.07.2018
The meeting of the Russian and American presidents in Helsinki became a hit of the summer political season, overshadowing even the recent US-North Korean summit. The first full-fledged round of

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Andrey Kortunov
US-Russia: When Comes the Time for “Extraordinary Relationship”?
17.07.2018
During the summit in Helsinki, Donald Trump said to Vladimir Putin that they would finally have an “extraordinary relationship”. However, The US President, chooses such wording often, so his numerous

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Pavel Sharikov
The Helsinki Summit – Can the Election-Interference Shadow Be Lifted?
17.07.2018
The pair called for “constructive dialogue” without revealing any concrete results from the talks, other than plans for aides to follow up. They did hint at progress toward an understanding over

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Timothy Colton
Putin-Trump Summit: To Be Continued?
17.07.2018
The Putin-Trump summit did not resolve main problems of the Russian-American relations, but it was an important event, as the parties recognized the inadmissibility of further uncontrolled escalation

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Dmitry Suslov
Helsinki Summit: “Diplomatic” Trump and Confident Putin
17.07.2018
What was said in the two-hour discussion between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump is known only to the two men and their interpreters.  However, on the basis of the press conference, comments

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Alan W. Cafruny
A Summit of Low Expectations
16.07.2018
This was a summit of low expectations because there are many influential actors in NATO, the EU and the United States, not to mention Russia and Ukraine, that do not want any change in

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Nicolai N. Petro
Putin-Trump: the Real Test Will Come in the Implementation Phase After the…
16.07.2018
The most likely outcome of the Putin-Trump summit is that both Presidents will declare it a success and agree that their officials will begin work on resolving a number of difficult issues. But the

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Angela Stent
The Thucydides Trap and the Rise of China
16.07.2018
The time for the USA to crush China as a rising power has gone. The USA is still a hegemonic power, though weakened by its excessive military spending and world ambitions. It took over a hundred years

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David Lane
NATO Summit: Emotions Eclipse Systemic Problems
13.07.2018
The meeting took place amid a trade war unfolding between the United States and European countries. Its reasons are not in Donald Trump’s specific views and political manners, but in the problems