Search: Iran,International security (19 materials)

 

Will There Be a China-Driven Evolution in Israel’s Strategy toward Iran?

... such as what Israel presently aims for, so long as it is stable and sustainable This author published an analysis in The Tehran Times in December 2020, part of which assessed how China would factor into Israel’s Middle East-wide conflict with Iran. The analysis forecast an Israeli strategy to engineer an overlap between China’s Middle East security vision and its own as regards Iran. This strategy would entail considerable tactical and diplomatic maneuvering to persuade Beijing, which upholds ...

19.07.2021

RIAC and EUI Webinar “A Gradual Approach Towards a New Security System in the Persian Gulf”

... Affairs Council (RIAC) Discussion points: Causes for previous failures to build a regional security Ways to facilitate talks in post-JCPOA era Changes and role of Russian policy in the Persian Gulf Biden administration policies and its influence on Saudi-Iranian talks. Impacts of Iran’s presidential elections on regional talks Working language: English. June 28, 2021, 15:00 GMT+3 The event will be streamed online via RIAC website, YouTube channel, and RIAC page on Facebook. Please, leave your questions ...

22.06.2021

Meeting Security Challenges in the Gulf: Ideal Solutions and Practical Steps

... there is no consensus on basic values and principles that constitute a foundation for such a system. The chapter concludes that today it would make sense to start with relatively modest incremental confidence-building measures, particularly between Iran and the major Arab Gulf states, including communication lines between the military, information exchange including advance warnings of naval activities, and Track-2 dialogues on military doctrines and procurement policies. Gradual steps that are ...

14.05.2021

The Fallout of the US-Iran Confrontation for Russia: Revisiting Factors in Moscow’s Calculus

... Directions Programme of the EUI Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Report RIAC and the Middle East Directions Programme of the EUI Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Report 2020 witnessed the peak of military tensions between the US and Iran since the conclusion of the tanker-war in 1987. The Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign and Iran’s resistance/retaliation policy have worked to generate collision points one after another. Despite both sides’ unwillingness to wage ...

28.01.2021

Assessing Iran’s Threat Potential to the UAE

UAE officials have viewed Iran as a danger for many years, which is why Abu Dhabi lobbied the Trump administration to pursue “maximum pressure” against Tehran Iran condemned the United Arab Emirates for signing the Abraham Accords with Israel last August, with Kayhan Daily,...

26.01.2021

Russia and U.S. Must Not Squander Chances For Cooperation

... All that is needed for this is the political will of Moscow and Washington. Extending the Treaty would not mean that much for international security in and of itself, but it could signal both parties’ readiness to engage in a broad dialogue on key issues ... ... second area of mutual concern are the regional conflicts in the Middle East, Syria and Libya, as well as the nuclear problem in Iran and North Korea. It is unlikely that we will see any bilateral agreements on these issues in the near future. That said, ...

21.01.2021

Russia and Iran in Syria and Beyond: Challenges Ahead

RIAC and IRAS Working Paper #59/2020 RIAC and the Institute for Iran-Eurasia Studies Working Paper #59/2020 This paper aims to analyze the pivotal points of the Middle Eastern crises and to which extent the interests of Moscow and Tehran overlap or contradict each other. Some of the key issues of the political situation ...

22.12.2020

The Answer to West Asia’s Recurring Wars Is Greater Regional Security Dialogue and Ownership

... responsibility to find immediate and long-term solutions to the wicked security dilemmas of that theatre to stanch the recurring cycle of violence and conflict. Already tense and divided along countless fault-lines, West Asia—from the Levant to the Iranian plateau—has been on high alert following the US assassination of Qassem Soleimani, the influential Commander of Iran’s Quds Force and Major General of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps in Iraq. Soleimani’s assassination was the latest ...

22.01.2020

JCPOA: Forward Into the Past

Sooner or later, the Emerging Situation Will Force the Trump Administration to Make the Difficult Choice between the JCPOA and a New War in the Middle East In the last few months, the U.S.¬–Iran confrontation has been rapidly and steadily plunging the Middle East into the atmosphere of an impending armed conflict. The main stumbling block for Tehran and Washington is the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the two states differed ...

20.09.2019
 

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