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Global Trends, Today’s Bizarre Geopolitics, and What It Means for Russia and the World

Vladimir Orlov

A century after the First World War began, Europe and its security are now shaken by the New Cold War. It is multistakeholder-cold-war, different from the previous one, which took place on a bipolar world, – and yet equally dangerous. Factors that brought it to life include flourishing chaos in cyberspace, development of new types of weapons, and mounting uncertainties with regard to existing global or cross-regional organizations, clubs and alliances, including the UN. Their combination leaves quite little room for optimistic expectations concerning the near future of global processes.

Global Trends, Today’s Bizarre Geopolitics, and What It Means for Russia and the World (full text)


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Security Index: A Russian Journal on International Security, Volume 20, Issue 2, 2014

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