Sergey Smolnikov

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Сергей Смольников - преподаватель и исследователь международной проблематики. Cтажировался и преподавал в университетах США, России, Канады, Японии и Евросоюза. Специализируется по вопросам мировой политики, международной безопасности и экономического сотрудничества.

Sergey Smolnikov is an international affairs professor and scholar. He has held fellowships and teaching appointments at universities in the US, Russia, Canada, Japan the EU. His research focusses on the study of world politics, international security and economic cooperation.

Afghanistan: The intervention is not a panacea

October 11th 2009
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American political science concepts often seem much more sensible than their practice. At least, this is the case of international relations. Since Vietnam, the U.S. has been repeating the same mistake, while completely relying on military force in resolving the problems of foreign policy and security. Military intervention was a... 

Афганистан: Интервенция - не панацея

October 11th 2009
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Концепции американской политической науки нередко выглядят гораздо более здравомыслящими , чем их практика. По крайней мере в части, касающейся международных отношений.Начиная с Вьетнама,... 

Планы США по ПРО: Уступка России?

September 23rd 2009
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Решение президента Обамы отказаться от планов по размещению элементов противоракетной обороны в Польше и Чехии может иметь немало причин, однако в Европе это решение, похоже, воспринимается... 

U.S. anti-missile plans: A concession to Moscow?

September 21st 2009
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President Obama’s decision to abandon plans to deploy elements of missile defense in Poland and the Czech Republic may have a plethora of reasons, but it seems that in Europe it is primarily perceived as a concession to the Russians. After all, Moscow has always opposed these plans, which it considered a threat to its nuclear deterrence... 

Israel can strike Iran soon

September 15th 2009
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Over the past four years - with greater or lesser degree of intensity - experts in international security have been discussing a propensity of Israel’s preemptive strike on Iranian nuclear facilities. However, in the next 3-6 months, an Israeli strike on Iran has particularly strong chances to become a reality. My forecast is based...