Russia

China in the New Cold War – Can the West Win Again?

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The Cold War as it lies in common knowledge lasted from 1946 to 1991. Now there is a new one but we cannot pinpoint the exact start of it. Experts believe it can be dated roughly to the beginning of 2018, the time by which the preceding processes had come together in a total, complex system. The US National Security Strategy, published at the end of 2017, already provided a systematic summary of the main global challenger, China, and this is reinforced by the Biden Administration’s Interim Strategy Guidance, published on 3 March 2021. What can be expected of China in 2023? How does China’s new Cold War continue?

What if Russia had hit Poland with missiles? -An assessment under the law of use of force –

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On November 15, numerous news reports surfaced regarding a claimed Russian missile hitting a village in Przewodów, Poland, close to the Ukrainian-Polish border, killing two people. Let us assume for the sake of a thought experiment, that conclusive evidence would have emerged––which in fact did not––regarding the origin of the missile hits, and Russia is identified as the perpetrator of the attack.

The reason why the American legislation must not abandon Ukraine

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United States party politics continue to place a high priority on foreign policy, and more specifically, subsidizing Ukraine. The House minority leader, as well as one of the leading Republicans in Congress, recently told the media, “I think people are going to be sitting in a recession and they’re not going to write a blank check to Ukraine.”

The prohibition on the use of force is still breathing

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From time to time, especially in the midst of an ongoing armed conflict, commentators point out, that international legal principles and norms are guiding principles at best, and the most important rules, such as the general prohibition on the use of force, which is enshrined in Article 2(4) of the United Nations’ Charter and customary international law, possibly with a peremptory character are ineffective.

Is the EAEU following the EU or an attempt to restructure the former Soviet interest sphere?

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The international political and economic alliances are essential parts of the globalisation process that have spanned all world regions. Nowadays – even if there is a general need for nation states to maintain the balance of interests of supranational organisations and those who make them up – states alone may face hardships in interest advocacy.