A brief presentation of the Quadrilateral Cooperation And Coordination Mechanism

Claudiu-Andrei Racoviţă On the 3rd of august 2016, a new important alliance was formed in Asia – the Quadrilateral Cooperation And Coordination Mechanism – between China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan in order to combat terrorism.  The inauguration meeting took place in Urumqi, the capital of the autonomous Chinese region Xinjiang, an event which brought togetherContinue reading “A brief presentation of the Quadrilateral Cooperation And Coordination Mechanism”

The S-500 Air Defense System: Description and Advancements

The S-500, also called Prometey (eng. Prometheus) or 55R6M Triumfator-M, is an air defense system currently under development in the Russian Federation. According to TASS news agency, the deputy CEO of Almaz-Antey, company that is developing this system, stated on the 20th of July of 2017 that “The Almaz-Antey defense manufacturer is completing the trials of aContinue reading “The S-500 Air Defense System: Description and Advancements”

The EAD Society hosts the „Defense and Dialogue in Eastern Europe” Forum

Iohana VOICU and Daniel DINU The Euro-Atlantic Diplomacy Society (EAD Society) hosted the “Defense and Dialogue in Eastern Europe” Forum between the 1st and the 2nd of August, 2017, in Bucharest, Romania. The forum is part of a series of events, “Defense and Dialogue in Eastern Europe” (DDEE), that took place this year between July 31st-August 5th, andContinue reading “The EAD Society hosts the „Defense and Dialogue in Eastern Europe” Forum”

Turkey intervenes in the Persian Gulf conflict

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid an official visit to Qatar Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. President Erdogan arrived in Doha after meeting with Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and Mohammed bin Salman on July 23 in Jeddah to discuss the Qatar crisis. The visit was aimed at mitigating the diplomaticContinue reading “Turkey intervenes in the Persian Gulf conflict”

The Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China hold Joint Sea-2017

The navies of China and Russia conducted the “Joint Sea 2017” military exercises in the Baltic Sea between 21st-28th of July 2017. The welcoming ceremony took place on July 21st in the Kaliningrad area and the objective of the military exercises was to increase the cooperation between the two states on maritime security and the development of aContinue reading “The Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China hold Joint Sea-2017”