A characterization of the situation in Asia-Pacific region (results of international expert interviews, 2005–2014)


Ruban L.S.

Institute of Socio-Political Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia lruban@yandex.ru

ID of the Article: 6063


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Ruban L.S. A characterization of the situation in Asia-Pacific region (results of international expert interviews, 2005–2014). Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2016. No 2. P. 102-109




Abstract

The article shows situation in Asia-Pacific region and place of the Russian Federation in system of the regional security. Empirical base includes results of international expert polls in an international project “Dialogue partnership as factor of stability and integration”. High quality specialists from 16 states participated in these interviews yielding complex (economic and security) characteristics of the situation in APR considering its overall potential, risks, possible threats of the military conflict here. Optimal routes for cooperation in the region are discussed.


Keywords
Asia-Pacific region; Asian Regional Forum; regional and global security; energy security; cooperation in energy sphere; international cooperation
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