Author: Leonid SAVIN

BELGIUM-NATO-SUMMIT

How Much Will It Cost To Enlarge NATO?

On 8 September, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, one of America’s leading security and foreign policy think tanks, published a study on NATO enlargement. Its main emphasis was on the requirements of NATO’s armed forces and the costs involved. The very publication of the study is fairly symptomatic. […]

Dickinson

US Deterrence And The Weaponisation Of Space

From 21 to 26 August, the 36th Space Symposium was held in Colorado Springs, US, which showed a clear trend on the part of Washington to militarise space. For almost a week, senators, high-ranking military officials, scientists, representatives of the country’s military and industrial complex, and foreign guests discussed various […]

ANZUS

The ANZUS Security Treaty At 70

The geopolitics of the Pacific region remain under US control The regional security agreement between the US, Australia and New Zealand continues to be an important treaty in regional geopolitics. It was preceded by a number of historical factors and the decline of Britain’s global role following the Second World […]

Climate weapon

Do Climate Weapons Exist?

The heavy downpours that have hit countries in Europe and Asia and the numerous fires have brought up an old topic – can humans control natural phenomena? If such technology exists, then it automatically raises the question: can it be used for destructive purposes (as seen in sci-fi action films […]

Japans White Paper

Japan’s Defence White Paper 

 In mid-July, Japan’s Ministry of Defence issued a White Paper that attracted the close attention of officials and experts from neighbouring countries as well as the US. The document contains a number of features indicating dynamic changes in the country’s military and political planning, which, along with Washington’s incitement and […]

New Rainbow Warrior III Arrives At Hamburg Port

Ecology As A Weapon Of Globalism

Members of the G7 regularly try to impose their rules and standards on other countries, rules and standards that limit sovereignty and infringe on national interests. Transnational corporations are also involved in this geopolitical game. Billionaires from Bill Gates to George Soros are using the environment for their own gain, […]

Security Strategy

Russia’s New National Security Strategy

On 2 July 2021, Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed the country’s new National Security Strategy. It replaces the previous document dated 31 December 2015 and has already entered into force. It is noticeable from the very first pages that the wording is less abstract, and many provisions have been elaborated […]

EU to help US counter China

EU Ready To Help US Counter China

In April 2021, the EU adopted its Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, which has been signed by the 27 foreign ministers of the EU member states. The conclusions of the special committee that developed the strategy show that the EU recognises the growing importance of the region and reaffirms […]

Chip package assembly line

GG or Geek Geopolitics (II)

Part I A crucial cluster in modern technologies is the production of semiconductors. Decades of progress in the mass production of chips containing ever-higher numbers of circuits has radically altered the economics of computing and fundamentally reshaped the global economy. The personal computer revolution of the 1980s, the internet revolution […]

GG

GG or Geek Geopolitics (I)

A word we seem to hear a lot lately is “geek”, which refers to someone who has a passion or even an obsession for various technological innovations. Technology plays a crucial role in geopolitics, although this fact is often overlooked. The development of marine technology led to a dichotomy between […]

Global Trends

Global Trends 2040

Every four years, US intelligence community analysts try to predict what is going to happen in the next 20 years. Although events regularly take place that show how difficult it is to make predictions for even the next five years (I’m talking about predictions, not plans), the US intelligence community […]