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Missile Defense Arms Race

Alexander Vershbow, deputy secretary general of NATO and former U.S. ambassador to Russia, published a comment entitled "NATO Missile Defense Is No Threat to Russia" in The Moscow Times on November 12 (attached). In his comment, Vershbow said an Oct. 29 Rossiiskaya Gazeta article incorrectly stated that land-based and sea-launched interceptor missiles in the U.S. national missile defense system "are designed for the total destruction of the warheads of short-, intermediate- and intercontinental-range ballistic missiles."

A Way Forward for the U.S. and Russia

When meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin in October, Henry Kissinger mentioned with his characteristic humor that after trips to Russia he brings the Russian point of view to the American leadership, but that in the United States such information does not always help him. This is unfortunate. For Kissinger has much to offer Americans when it comes to Russia.

The World Today is Facing a Turning Point

Dmitry Ryurikov

The key word in world diplomacy is "Syria"

U.S. - Pakistan relations : thawing, or..?

Observers were quick to call the current visit of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the U.S. a sign of "thaw" in bilateral relations. An additional reason for this optimism was the decision taken on the eve of the visit by the U.S. Congress to unfreeze a package of military and economic aid to Pakistan amounting to $ 1.6 billion.

APEC: America’s designs on the region

It is vital for New Delhi to maintain an independent foreign policy that would serve Indian interests, and not be dragged into Washington's plans to contain Beijing.

Washington and Moscow must revive the arms control process

Despite efforts to improve US-Russia relations, the two countries remain at loggerheads in a number of areas.