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The project Global Internet Governance and International Information Security is part of the PIR Center Emerging Technologies and Global Security prog...

The project Emerging Technologies and Global Security is part of the PIR Center eponymous program and aimed at exploring the potential for cooperation...

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The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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Cyberspace is a defining feature of modern life. Individuals and communities worldwide connect, socialize, and organize themselves in and through cyberspace. From 2000 to 2010,  global Internet usage increased from 360 million to over 2 billion people. As Internet usage continues to expand, cyberspa...

Economic growth and the combined demographic, scientific and industrial potential of the BRICS countries have turned the bloc into a global leader. Other global players are paying close attention to this format of international cooperation. BRICS nations are already working closely in the area of fi...

Dear Tom,

It is a pleasure to have the chance to correspond with you, and I am grateful to the Security Index for this exchange. I am looking forward to hearing your thoughts on whether a policy of nuclear disarmament is appropriate within the current international security climate.

For my part, I a...

Placing weapons in space and turning the outer space into a potential arena of combat action poses a significant threat to strategic stability and global security. The deployment of various types of weapons in space could inflict serious damage on the existing arms control arrangements, especially i...

Head of the Russian Space Agency's Manned Programs Directorate Alexei Krasnov tells Security Index editor-in-chief Vladimir Orlov about the future of manned space flights and the prospects for international cooperation in space research, including lunar missions.

“Manned space flight has always bee...

Chairman of the Federation Council's International Affairs Committee shares his vision of U.S.-Russian relations, noting the key areas where the countries have something in common and where their interests diverge.

Russia and the United States need a marriage of convenience

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