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Dmitri Trenin, Vitaly Tsygichko

Recently many experts, observing the behavior of Russia's southern neighbor—China—have been asking this question. How will the relationship between the two great powers evolve? How equal will they be? The two members of the PIR Center Advisory Board search for the answer to this question, which is c...

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25.02.2013

“One month from now, March 20, 2013, marks the 10th anniversary of the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom. On the basis of questionable and, frequently, falsified data, the American government began a war in the Middle East that has since cost the world trillions of dollars and tens of thousands of lives, a war that has redrawn the geopolitical map in the region and caused a broad range of still-unsolved problems. Of course, we cannot blame journalists and experts for politicians’ decisions. However, applying a decade’s worth of experience to the realities of today, one can say that the fear mongering seen in the media cannot possibly facilitate finding a sensible, mutually-beneficial way out of the situation,” – Andrey Baklitsky, PIR Center Internet Project Director.

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Name: Tsygichko Vitaliy
Affiliation: Chief Research Fellow at the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute for System Analysis
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PhD in Technical Science, professor. Expert of the Russian Foreign Ministry on the information security.  Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Born in 1933. In 1961 he graduated from the FE Dzerzhinsky Military Academy. In 1966  defended the thesis. Since 1967 worked at the Central Research Institute of the Ministry of Defense. In 1976 defended the doctoral dissertation. Retired colonel. In 1988-1991 headed the independent Research Center of National Security. In 1992-1993 worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) as a director of the international program "Support of the solutions in the field of international security and strategic stability." In 1995-2001 – an expert at the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Research interests are the methodological and methodical problems of mathematical modeling of social and economic processes; decision making theory; applied systems analysis; the theory and methods of social and economic forecasting; the problems of national security and strategic stability; the problems of information security; geopolitics, etc. The author of seven monographs and more than 200 articles. Member of the PIR Center EKS Working Group on International Information Security and Global Internet Governance since 2012. 

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Dmitri Trenin, Vitaly Tsygichko

Recently many experts, observing the behavior of Russia's southern neighbor—China—have been asking this question. How will the relationship between the two great powers evolve? How equal will they be? The two members of the PIR Center Advisory Board search for the answer to this question, which is c...

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