Essentially, Central Asia should think eastwards – in an SCO/ASEAN symbiosis, keeping in mind the role Singapore developed for itself as a global hub.
Iran’s only crime, Zarif said, “is that we decided to be our own boss. And that crime – we are proud of it. And we will continue to be.
One of the most commonly heard buzzwords heard around Washington is «American leadership». America must lead, we are told, or nothing good can happen. No matter what the issue or relevant locale, no matter how far from American shores or insignificant the impact on Americans’ safety or prosperity, the whole world waits with bated breath for the wizards of Washington to «lead».
On September 1, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke in front of the students of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), an academic institution run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. Dubbed the «Harvard of Russia» by Henry Kissinger, it is widely considered the most elite university in the country, which educates Russia's political, economic, and intellectual elite…