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RIAC–TRENDS Strategic Talk “Gulf Security Strategic View From UAE and Russian Perspective”

On May 18, 2021 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the TRENDS Research and Advisory (UAE) held an open Strategic Talk “Gulf Security Strategic View From UAE and Russian Perspective” On May 18, 2021 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the TRENDS Research and Advisory (UAE) held an open Strategic Talk “Gulf Security Strategic View From UAE and Russian Perspective”. Key themes of ...

19.05.2021

Gulf Security Strategic View From UAE and Russian Perspective. Strategic Talk

On May 18, 2021, at 3 pm Moscow time, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the TRENDS Research and Advisory (UAE) are holding an open Strategic Talk “Gulf Security Strategic View From UAE and Russian Perspective” On May 18, 2021, at 3 pm Moscow time, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the TRENDS Research and Advisory (UAE) are holding an open Strategic Talk “Gulf Security Strategic View From UAE and Russian ...

14.05.2021

Russia Recognises the UAE as a Force for Peace in Gulf

... determination to maintain the position of an independent mediator, rather than pick a side. However, it could be argued that strengthening Russia's role as an 'honest broker' in the region is not the only subtle implication that Putin's visit to the Gulf states entails. Putin's decision to visit to the UAE could be a sign that Moscow acknowledges the UAE as reliable partner for peace and stability in the region. First published in the Khaleej Times .

17.10.2019

The Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Aden

How to ensure security and freedom of navigation in the Persian Gulf? In recent weeks, the world’s attention has been riveted on the situation in the Strait of Hormuz. On May 12, four tankers owned by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were attacked by unknown forces when entering the Strait off the coast ...

15.07.2019

Putin’s Reckless Syria Escalation Makes Russia, Russians, Target of Global Jihad (Again)

... backed by Shiite Persian Iranians and the Arab Shiite Lebanese militia Hezbollah. Sunni Muslims, in general, do not like Shiites, and that is an understatement; many Sunnis do not even consider Shiites to be Muslims. That is why so much money from rich Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia and Qatar is going to fund, train, arm, and equip Sunni jihadist extremists like ISIS to go fight Assad’s regime, and this has been the case for a while now. It is part of the reason why the Syrian Civil War is so ...

03.10.2015

Grading Obama’s Middle East Strategy (Sensibly): Part II: Syria

... to the Syrian Civil War, 2.) was not even not the among first Western nations formally recognizing the opposition, 3.) has been very lightly involved compared with other major international meddlers in this conflict (e.g. Russia, Iran, Hezbollah, the Gulf states…), and 4.) since the overall post-2003 Iraq mess, for which the U.S. does bear a majority of overall responsibility, was actually at its best levels of security all throughout the first two years of the protests/fighting in Syria, we ...

03.08.2015

In Time, Expect Big Changes in America's Middle East Relationships

... stalled and we were ending our military deployment in Iraq. With the region experiencing the most tumult since WWI, what will America do now? Going forward, here’s what we can expect: 1.) America will try very hard to distance itself from the Gulf. It’s amazing that it’s taken us so long to realize how much our money going into Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other Gulf states comes back to haunt us: though Joe Biden recently got in trouble for saying so, support for ISIS and other ...

19.01.2015

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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