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Syrian Surprises

The Mutating Inter-Relations among the Key Actors in the Syrian Conflict: Russia, the United States, Turkey, Iran and Israel The Syrian crisis continues to bring new surprises. Analysts are becoming increasingly concerned with the “mutating” configuration of relations among the global and regional actors, driven primarily by the developments in Idlib Governorate....

04.10.2018

Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East

... Leading Russian corporations are planning to develop energy, military-technical, agricultural and other types of cooperation with the countries in the region. Russian experts have helped to build the first nuclear power plant in the Middle East near the Iranian city of Bushehr, and the two sides have signed contracts on the construction of additional blocks [ 12 ]. Contracts were signed on the construction of nuclear plants in Turkey [ 13 ] and Egypt [ 14 ], with work already under-way. In addition, ...

01.10.2018

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

Iran does not have sufficient resources to ensure the rebuilding of the war-torn country Iran’s presence in Syria remains a highly irritating factor for Israel, the United States and European countries, which are not ready to finance Syria’s post-war ...

11.09.2018

U.S. Sanctions against Iran: Background and Possible Consequences

The New Round of U.S. Sanctions The withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear programme has once again exacerbated the issue of sanctions against Iran. Donald Trump’s decision on the JCPOA means that the United States will return to the regime of comprehensive economic sanctions against Tehran that was in place ...

29.08.2018

DASKAA and the New Anti-Russia Sanctions: Does the US Want Self-Isolation?

... the national economy, Russia is a major power that can adapt to the sanctions and even isolate the Americans as they attempt to stifle their adversary. How can this be done? Ivan Timofeev: A Pyrrhic Victory: the History of the Sanctions War Against Iran First, the new sanctions are mostly a consequence of a domestic political divide and political struggles in the United States itself rather than strictly anything Moscow has done. There have been no fundamental changes in Russian foreign policy, ...

22.08.2018

Prospects Dim for the Nuclear Deal As European Businesses Quit Iran

On August 7, new US sanctions against Iran came into force. The European Union declared its intention to block them in order to protect European companies working in Tehran. Can this policy be successful? What are the prospects of the US-EU and US-Iran confrontation and what does the future ...

22.08.2018

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

... to India would help reduce the mutual trade imbalance. Tensions in the Middle East, the Saudi-led coalition’s blockade of Qatar, the withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and the threat of new sanctions against Iran all undermine buyers’ confidence in the reliability of Gulf supplies and force them to look elsewhere for their gas. In particular, the United States has demanded that buyers of Iranian hydrocarbons stop purchasing from that country by November ...

17.07.2018

How Trump is Changing Iran from the Inside

The Impact of the U.S. President’s Policies on the Situation in the Islamic Republic The nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 nations is perhaps the main achievement of the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani. The approach adopted by Donald Trump threatens to strip the Iranian government of public confidence and exacerbate the already difficult situation inside ...

09.07.2018
 

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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     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  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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