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New NATO strategy to focus on countering China, Russia

Sergey Ermakov

Alliance is seeking to spread its influence in the Asia-Pacific region

USA and NATO flex military muscle in Poland

Large-scale NATO's provocative military exercises, codenamed “Allied Spirit”, is set to launch on June 5 in Poland. The maneuvers in Poland are involved about 6,000 personnel from the USA. NATO stated that these massive military exercises were taking place instead of “Defender Europe 2020” that had been canceled over the coronavirus pandemic, RISS expert Sergey Yermakov explained.

NATO as a tool for military and political intervention

Current issues of NATO transformation

NATO again accuses Russia and China of spreading misinformation

Sergey Ermakov

In NATO, there is a real hysteria about the alleged Russian and Chinese threats

Even facing pandemic, NATO looking for “Russian threat”

Sergey Ermakov

NATO is still unable to overcome the Cold War complex

Defeated by Covid-19? NATO’s biggest war drill 'Defender 2020' is at risk of being sneezed off

NATO had been preparing to stage its biggest military exercise in decades when it encountered a foe it was not apparently ready to face – coronavirus. Now, the drill is in jeopardy, while its true aim comes to the surface.

NATO focuses on erroneous threats

NATO is focused on solving non-existing problems, RISS expert Sergey Ermakov considers. The NATO leaders of the member states understand this. He recalled the loud statement of French President E.Macron that NATO was experiencing ‘brain death’. First of all this applies to the Alliance problem of goal setting.

INF Treaty prevents NATO, US to put pressure on Russia and China

At the meeting of the North Atlantic Council will be taken a number of important decisions aimed at further Alliance's development, RISS expert Sergey Ermakov said. There were made several statements on the increase of NATO military potential, distribution of defense costs, problems of Russia-NATO relations (Moscow was accused of undermining the transatlantic security system). The topical issue of the meeting was the INF Treaty. According to the NATO Secretary General, this is a crucial treaty, and its termination will lead to unpredictable consequences that can significantly aggravate the situation in Europe and reduce the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons.

China Forced West to Reconsider its Attitude to Peacekeeping

China completed registration of its peacekeeping contingent, numbering 8,000, last year. Earlier, in September 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping at the UN peacekeeping summit announced his intention to create a contingent of reserve peacekeeping forces of 8,000 troops and also to train 2,000 peacekeepers for other countries.

Allying against Iran: US is creating Arab NATO

While the US envisages a new military alliance as a tool to counter potential threats from Iran towards the Gulf monarchies and the Middle East, there are a number of obstacles in the way of creating an Arab military bloc.