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On 1 November 2017, Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang signed a mammoth deal in space cooperation.
That agreement involves six space-related areas, such as lunar and deep space, joint spacecraft development, space electronics, Earth remote sensing data and space debris monitoring (“China, Russia agree cooperation on lunar and deep space exploration,Continue reading The Chinese-Russian Robot and Space Strategic Cooperation (1)

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is devising a grand strategy to ensure its global security during the 21st century.
In 2010, the UAE’s government published the “UAE Vision 2021”, establishing the will “to ensure a sustainable development”. In 2011, the UAE’s political authorities created a national marine environment research centre. In 2014, … Continue reading The UAE Grand Strategy for the Future – from Earth to Space

On 25 May 2015, the Chinese political authorities agreed to finance the building of a pipeline between Pakistan and Iran, dubbed the “peace pipe line” (Valantin, “China, and the new silk road: the Pakistani strategy”, The Red Team Analysis Society, May 18, 2015). As we saw, this agreement is part of the Chinese strategy called “the New Silk Road”, … Continue reading China and the New Silk Road: From Oil Wells to the Moon… and Beyond

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In February 2013, the fall of a meteor in Russia’s Urals (e.g. “Meteorite hits Russian Urals: Fireball explosion wreaks havoc, up to 1,200 injured“, RT, 15 Feb 2013), added to the close fly-by of Asteroid 2012 DA14, and to reports of a meteorite sighted over Cuba, … Continue reading Beyond Fear of Near-Earth Objects: Mining Resources from Space?

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The Space Resources Sigils is part of The Sigils, a series of daily papers scanning the horizon for weak signals related to various issues relevant to the security of societies, polities, nations and citizens.
An opening article on the importance of space resources as their use should be a reality in the relatively near future (middle of next decade, … Continue reading The Space Resources Sigils