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Iran, China, Russia Interfering with U.S. Elections. Seriously?

TEHRAN - Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy who was recommended for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017, regularly answers questions for Tehran Times.Q. The US Director of National Intelligence has just testified that Iran, China, and Russia are all seeking to interfere with – to affect the outcomes of – the US elections in 2020. What do you think of this? A: I thought Jim Clapper and John Brennan and Mike Hayden were a disgrace. It never occurred to me that their successors,...


Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East

... all parties to the conflict and the Assad regime uses force to suppress its opponents, then it is unlikely that international institutions will provide aid or investments in the post-conflict period. Russian experts believe that, given the fact that China, Iran and Russia are building up cooperative ties, the sides could define their areas of responsibility both on the restoration of Syria, and on the Middle East as a whole. China has already expressed its intention to take part in the restoration of Syria ...


Iran’s Presence in Syria: Is It There for the Long Haul?

... mutual payments due to the United States reinstating sanctions against Iran. The Minister mentioned cooperation in several areas, such as tax regulation in bilateral trade, housing construction and, curiously, investment in rebuilding Syria, for which Iran has no money. Tehran is forced to act with regard to Russia and China’s support, given the unwillingness of European investors to invest in post-war rebuilding of Syria. Like Minister Hatami, Teimur Bashirgonbadi spoke about the indispensable role that Iran’s private business plays in developing bilateral cooperation ...


South Asian Gas Market: It’s Time to Mount an Offensive

... Corporation, is currently laying a gas pipeline with an annual capacity of 12.4 billion cubic metres from a terminal in Karachi to Lahore. Although the actual entry point for the pipeline is Gwadar, it is possible that Karachi will be used to transit gas to China. Iran’s energy partnership with China could transform into a political partnership, effectively cutting India off from Central Asia and Afghanistan. India’s possible withdrawal from the project could also have a number of negative consequences for ...


RIAC and Fletcher School Work Meeting on «Sanctions against Russia: Escalation Scenarios and Countermeasures»

... the framework of the meeting: current dynamics of the sanctions regime of the Western countries towards Russia and prospects for the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, the issues of the EU-the U.S. relations in connection with the situation around Iran, possible measures and mechanisms for mitigating sanctions, as well as scenarios for the development of foreign policy economic instruments in the U.S., EU, Russia, and China. Leading scientists and experts in the area of international relations, world economy, conflict resolution, as well as representatives of law firms took part in the event.


EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017

According to the new findings of the ongoing research project, Asian investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017. China continues to expand its economic presence in EAEU countries and other CIS states, retaining its leadership among Asian countries in terms ...


North Korea, Iran, and Prospects for Nuclear-Weapon-Free World. RIAC Hosts a Webinar on Nuclear Non-Proliferation

... are in favor of early cancellation of the Iranian deal. It can not be stated that the United States will “block the deal” — the development of the situation depends on the reaction of other countries, in particular “what will happen in Russia, China, Europe and other countries.” Ilya Kravchenko noted that the Iranian problem is similar to the North Korean problem: “if you press on the regime, the regime will want to possess nuclear weapons.” Video


What is the Difference between Sanctions against China and Sanctions against Russia?

... may be there along with them. How likely is the escalation of US sanctions? What is the difference between sanctions against China and sanctions against Russia? How far will Washington go? The American policy of sanctions in its current form differs from ... ... large volume of the American market. Any company can be faced with a choice: either the American market, or, for example, the Iranian one. Such a game was quite successful against Tehran. At least in the United States it is commonly believed that sanctions ...


Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... Poland and Romania, as well as in Japan, South Korea, and the Middle East. How might the 2013 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear accord with Iran impact U.S. Missile Defense deployments in Europe — particularly given the fact that Iran’s presumed nuclear weapons program and its missile program primarily justified those deployments. Can the U.S., Russia, China and Japan find ways to at least freeze North Korea’s nuclear missile capabilities through diplomacy rather than through U.S. military threats and U.S. Missile Defense deployments that are opposed by both China and Russia? Are these MD deployments ...


Disappointment in Tashkent: Iran and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

... office of Uzbekistan’s president merely mentions that Foreign Minister Zarif was in attendance. What is clear from the results of the summit is that existing divisions among the member states regarding Iranian membership may be widening further. China and others are concerned that Iran’s membership, and its close relationship with Russia, would reinforce perceptions that the organization is anti-western. But the addition of India into the fold should alleviate some of these concerns. The dissenting voices may want to assess ...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
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     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
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