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Middle East – 2030

... self-conscious in its balanced cooperation with two antagonists: Iran and the US. The US works with Kurdish provinces in this North, but generally, the US position in the North is weak and tends to weaken further. A South has a strong US-supported axis of Israel and Saudi Arabia at its core, with Egypt being largely dependent upon these two. Saudi Arabia also projects power towards Kuwait and the other states of the Arab Peninsula. Contested grounds are Lebanon, Qatar, Yemen, Gaza, and the West Bank, as ...

09.01.2019

RIAC Hosts a Meeting with Israel MFA Delegation

On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with the delegation of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the mechanisms of work of international organizations. On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with the delegation of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the mechanisms ...

07.12.2018

Russia: the Power Broker in the Middle East?

... tourism. The second was Iran — another difficult ally, which played an active role in many international matters very important to Moscow — from civil wars in Tajikistan and Afghanistan to the problem of the Caspian Sea partition. The third was Israel, with is large Russian and Russian-speaking diaspora and a thick fabric of political, economic, social, cultural, and human relations between the two countries. Andrey Kortunov: On Russia’s Power: is Winter Coming? As for the Arab core of the ...

22.11.2018

Russia and Israel: The Middle Eastern Vector of Relations

Working paper 42/2018 The Working paper was prepared by the Russian International Affairs Council as part of the project "Security System in the Middle East". This paper covers the issue of complex relations between Russia and Israel in the Middle East. The author analyzes in detail Russia’s role in the Israel-Syria-Iran triangle. The degree of Iranian presence in Syria, the impact of the nuclear deal in the context of Israeli-Iranian regional confrontation, the role of the ...

24.10.2018

Russia and Turkey: Approaches to Regional Security in the Middle East

... and threats [ 14 ]. The nuclear control situation began to deteriorate in 2000-2010 against the backdrop of the U.S.-led coalition invading Afghanistan and Iraq, and also due to a series of nationhood crises in the region and the Saudi Arabia-Iran and Israel-Iran rivalries. The general belief is that Israel is the only country in the region that possesses nuclear weapons, while Israel maintains a “nuclear policy of ambiguity.” Even though Israeli nuclear arms can be considered a serious security ...

15.10.2018

RIAC and Center for Political Research of Israeli MFA Discuss Situation in the Middle East

On October 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council hosted an expert meeting with representatives of the Center for Political Research of Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the support of the Embassy of Israel in Moscow. On October 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council hosted an expert meeting with representatives of the Center for Political Research of Israel Ministry ...

08.10.2018

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

Smoke & Mirrors?

Interview for RT Israel has long made the point that it puts its security, the lives of its servicemen above everything else — a maxim that may have contributed to the downing of the Russian reconnaissance plane over Syria. Now that Moscow mirrors this approach back ...

01.10.2018

Israel and Gaza: Determination vs. Desperation

Thus far, both parties are interested in war rather than peace The Israel–Hamas conflict threatens to escalate into a new war that could surpass anything seen during the previous operations in the Gaza Strip in terms of the amount of bloodshed. Tensions have been mounting for the last three months. The new spiral of ...

14.08.2018
 

Poll conducted

  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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