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Political Risks for Russian-Egyptian Cooperation in North Africa

... international efforts to provide for peace and stability in North Africa. Russian and Egyptian experts pay specific attention to political risks, social and economic challenges in the North Africa; water and food sustainability in the region; unresolved conflicts and cross-border threats. Political Risks for Russian-Egyptian Cooperation in North Africa , 1.5 Mb


The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... number of COVID-19 cases. Overcrowded city centres, prisons and camps for refugees and displaced persons are seen as the source of the infection. Ivan Timofeev: The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives Syria is a special case in the general picture of Middle Eastern conflicts amid the coronavirus pandemic. The outcome of the internal confrontation will have far-reaching consequences. If compromise solutions are found, a settled Syrian conflict might serve as a precedent for the global community and as a model and ...


A New Security Architecture for the Middle East?

he Arab Spring, armed conflicts and diplomatic crises, revolutions and coups, having stunned the international community at first, were provided with ... ... logical and even as the only possible outcome of undercover processes or events that had not been taken into account. The Middle East broke all records for surprise events in 2019. The unexpected changes of government in Algeria and Sudan, mass protests ...


RIAC Hosts International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World»

The conference aimed at initiating an essential discussion on the multi-disciplinary topic among the experts in security and promotion of development, as well as the experts in specific countries and regions coming from Russia, the countries of the Middle East, Western Europe, and North America. On December 14-15, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World». The conference was held by the international consortium ...


Pessimism of Reason and Optimism of Will. The Arab World the Day After Tomorrow

... poetic metaphor. In reality, we can only speak with some degree of certainty about two far closer forecasting horizons. One is five or ten years away. Let us assume that very soon somebody will win and somebody will lose the civil wars raging in the Middle East. Let us further assume that the conflicts that are tearing this world apart will be settled, or at least frozen, tomorrow or in a year’s time. Then all the countries in the region would need about five years just to make up their minds about the main parameters of the new regional ...


Is Russia a Threat to the Entire European Project? Experts from Russia, EU and United States Meet at RIAC

... focused on the graveness of the situation, as Moscow's policy toward Ukraine has been perceived as a threat both to Ukraine and the "entire European project," which means that confidence building should be thorny and lengthy. Besides, the Middle East experts stressed that Russian actions toward Ukraine are supported by certain non-Western states fatigued by the de facto monopolarity during the past 30 years, offering Russia a room for foreign policy maneuvering. Syria was debated along ...


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