As stated by Kimberly Aamadeo in the Balance Magazine in August 2018, the Afghanistan War that began in 2001 has cost $1.07 trillion. The Bush administration launched it in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks by al-Qaida.
After seeing the blood bathing by seventeen years of war in Afghanistan and its spillover effects on the entire region, the regional players yearn for a peaceful settlement of this burning issue.
Leonid Savin will hold lecture on regional security in Asian region, Russian arms policy in context of multipolarity and eurasianity.
September 3, 14-00, Conference Hall Vabien II, Seoul, South Korea.
The aggressive attacks launched by the Democrats, although those were intended as a measure to discredit Donald Trump, will ultimately come back to haunt them, once they themselves end up being blamed for the deteriorating sympathies toward the Democrats and the US on the part of America’s allies and partners — not to mention its competitors.
Russia has begun deliveries of the S-400 ‘Triumf’ anti-air missile system to China in accordance with a contract from 2014. The news agency TASS, citing a source in the Russian military-technical cooperation system, reports that the first field system is already underway.
It is also known, that the deal includes a command station, radar station, energy and support equipment, as well as spare parts and instruments.
Iran and Russia have created a committee for the realisation of joint projects in the areas of energy and railway industries. This was declared by the speaker of the Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani, after a two-day international conference in Islamabad dedicated to the battle against terrorism.
Representatives from Pakistan, Russia, Iran, China, Turkey, and Afghanistan took part in the conference. A delegation of deputies from the State Duma led by the speaker of the lower chamber of parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, represented Russia.
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