Andrei AKULOV

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Jun 13th, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV A NATO ignited spark is causing a real big fire, this time in Africa. Mali’s Tuareg rebels clashed in June with their former Islamist allies, after the two groups fell out over forming a breakaway state in the northern Mali. The clash near the remote regional capital Kidal was the...
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Andrei AKULOV The 12th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit took place in Beijing on June 6-7, 2012. The annual event brought together the heads of states to review and gauge the importance of the SCO in global affairs. China hosted the summit for the third time since its inception. The org...
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Jun 13th, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV The possibility of intervention in Syria without United Nations approval is growing. The events in Houla, the following expulsion of Syrian ambassadors from a number of countries exacerbate the situation while the guilt of the Syrian government is far from being a proven fact. The tensi...
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Apr 17th, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV The weapons that the humanity have used until now have all been kinetic tools of waging war starting from spears and arrows up to high – precision munitions, electronic warfare and stealth technology. But in a quite foreseeable future a completely new physical principle of waging combat...
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Apr 2nd, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV On 28-29 March 2012 a BRICS summit was held in Indian capital New Delhi. The theme was “BRICS Partnership for Stability, Security and Growth”. This was the fourth BRICS summit that brought together the leaders of the emerging economic powers to discuss a host of global issues. The event...
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Feb 13th, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said he hoped U.S. troops in Afghanistan would be able to move into a training and support role during the second half of next year. The U.S. proposal to stop combat operations in Afghanistan by the middle of 2013 came as a surprise to everyone includin...
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Jan 23rd, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV The US military will be reshaped between now and 2020 with an emphasis on countering terrorism, maintaining a nuclear deterrent, protecting the U.S. homeland and «deterring and defeating aggression by any potential adversary». That’s what «Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities f...
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Jan 20th, 2012
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By Andrei AKULOV The US military will be reshaped between now and 2020 with an emphasis on countering terrorism, maintaining a nuclear deterrent, protecting the U.S. homeland and «deterring and defeating aggression by any potential adversary». That’s what «Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Prioritie...
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Jan 10th, 2012
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By Andrei AKULOV Iran’s nuclear program is a burning issue in the world’s most volatile region. It’s widely believed in the West Tehran is planning to go nuclear, Iran’s leadership says its goal is nuclear energy for purely peaceful purposes. In November, 2011, United Nations weapons inspectors relea...
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Dec 29th, 2011
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By Andrei AKULOV Part I REPERCUSSIONS FOR REGION No doubt Syria is the country where the so called the Arab spring has the most profound geostrategic implications. The fall of Bashar al-Assad’s government would make the Middle East quiet a different place.  The impasse we have now emphasizes th...