The recent EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment can mark the beginning of a new phase for Brussels-Washington relations, cause consequences on the geopolitical Eurasian chessboard, and give birth to the renewed French-German leadership/confrontation in Europe.
Tag: European Union
Our partners and colleagues from the International Centre for Social and Political Studies and Consulting of Moscow (ISCPSC) reported the panel discussion “Artificial Intelligence and International Psychological Security: Theoretical and Practical Implications” held on November 12th, 2020, at St. Petersburg State University as part of the international conference “Strategic Communications in Business and Politics” (STRATCOM-2020).
The Caucasus might become the theatre of a new conflict whose consequences will impact the entire Eurasian region if the international community will not stop the military escalation at the borders of the de-facto Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan.
The European Union has shown its inability to face the emergency of Covid-19 and supporting Italy. Due to the lack of EU support Italy is strengthening its relations and cooperation with China considering that Beijing is interested in enhancing the Memorandum of Understanding toward the Belt and Road Initiative signed last year with the previous Italian government.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues in his policy of exploiting migrants and refugees to checkmate the European Union denouncing the lack of political and material support for his very personal invasion of Syria. Due to the reopening of the Turkish borders with Greece, a huge number of refugees and migrants might come to Europe significantly affecting the current situation of the EU countries which are facing the problem of coronavirus.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) voted to ratify Russia's full rights of being part of the organization after a six-year suspension caused by the Ukrainian crisis and the Russian annexation of Crimea. Russian officials can again take part inside the discussion of PACE after 96 PACE officials voted to support the reintegration, while 44 voted against it and another seven abstained from voting.
Russia, Belarus and the never-ending confrontation on oil supply. This is what we have read and monitored in newspapers since the beginning of the new year. Originally the situation looked like the classical back and forth which has characterized and classified Moscow – Minsk relations but soon it became an international issue which interested the Baltic republics, Ukraine, the Caucasus and the European Union.
The security situation in Italy and in Europe in general is far from under control, that is an evident fact and the wave of violence that has marked various countries since the beginning of September is a sign that should not be underestimated by the authorities.
The Libyan situation quickly evolved to the point where taking the side of Fayez al-Serraj is swiftly becoming uncomfortable, inconvenient and even hazardous to some extent because its “side” is composed by a wobbly group of militias that cannot guarantee any type of stability.
The European Union is developing a new approach toward Central Asia with the purpose of being better engaged in regional economic and political dynamics. Brussels elaborated this new strategy although EU is facing serious internal problems and its presence in Central Asia might produce a divergence with Russia, the United States and China.
Book presentation “Strategic Communication in EU-Russia Relations: Tensions, Challenges and Opportunities” in Rome
On October 2nd, 2018 the Italian Society for the International Organization (SIOI) hosted the presentation of the book "Strategic Communication in EU-Russia Relations: Tensions, Challenges and Opportunities" attended by Professor Evgeny N. Pashentsev from the Diplomatic Academy of Moscow, and Giuliano Bifolchi from ASRIE.
ASRIE Association met Professor Oleg Ivanov, Vice-Rector of Research at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry and expert in NATO, Russian-NATO relations and European security issues, to discuss the development of the Russia-NATO confrontation in the field of security and understand the future of European-Russian relations.
The geopolitical role of strategic communication between Russia and the EU. Interview with Professor Evgeny Pashentsev
Nowadays strategic communication is fundamental and essential in geopolitics; ASRIE had the pleasure to meet Professor Evgeny Pashentsev, Director of the International Centre for Social and Political Studies and Consulting (ICSPSC), to discuss the geopolitical role of strategic communication between Russia and the European Union.