Search: Iran,Turkey,USA (13 materials)

 

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... country, mainly in Tripoli, unless an agreement is reached among militant groups in addition to Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, the USA and Russia. The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future ... ... conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran. It is also expected that many MENA capitals will witness protests that would change the balance of power in the region. ...

13.01.2020

The Astana Shackles

It is becoming increasingly more difficult for Moscow to retain its position as an honest, if not completely independent, broker On February 14, the leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Sochi to discuss Syria and hold separate bilateral meetings. Recently, new developments have emerged that could prove dangerous if each state pursues its own hidden agenda. The three states depend on the Astana format for settling the ...

13.02.2019

Syrian Surprises

... to avoid a recurrence of the horrors and civilian losses experienced in Raqqa? Will Turkey be able to prevent new Syrian refugees from flooding in across the border to... ... protection if they join the ranks of the “moderate” armed groups? Yulia Sveshnikova: Iran’s Presence in Syria: Is It There for the Long Haul? Trump and his political and... ... makes sense to the radical Islamists and jihadists, which number in the tens of thousands in Idlib (Gen. [retired] Amos Yadlin, Director of Israel’s Institute of National...

04.10.2018

Turkey and the Containment of Iran in the Middle East

Ankara will be against any anti-Iran efforts progressing into large-scale military conflict Iran has long been a headache for U.S. strategic planning in the ... ... confrontation with Tehran, relying instead on cooperation with other regional players. This renders it imperative to assess what role Turkey, a major NATO ally, is going to occupy in the future with regards to U.S. plans to limit Iranian expansion in the Middle ...

27.02.2018

The aggravation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has a pernicious effect on international stability

Andrei Kortunov about the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, end of the war in Ukraine, the nuclear deal with Iran, and Turkey's heated relations with the West. The Director General of the Russian Council on International Affairs, Andrei Kortunov, in an interview to Vestnik Kavkaza spoke about the key issues of the international agenda that will be discussed at the forthcoming ...

14.09.2017

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... addition to opposing Russian talks with the Taliban, U.S. officials have accused Russia of providing arms to the Taliban, an accusation that has been officially denied by Moscow. Will it be possible to achieve a more concerted approach, involving both Washington ... ... Coalition against the Islamic State deal with such a scenario? The Question of Qatar As the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran intensifies throughout the ‘wider Middle East,’ U.S. and Russian mediation appears absolutely crucial to calm tensions between Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran. After Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain accused Qatar (and Qatari individuals) of supporting ...

28.06.2017

Second Qatar Crisis: Causes and Possible Solutions

... back the Syrian rebels, but without any political framework: in fact, they financed some groups politically affiliated with Turkey or Jordan. The Syrian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, now deprived of Qatar’s aid, lost its role as the leader of the ... ... with the Saudis. Qatar’s ties with Tehran, on the other hand, may prove unacceptable to the Saudis. Despite Hamas’s and Iran’s differences over Syria, Tehran continued to support the military wing of the group, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades,...

14.06.2017

India-Iran ties: The key challenges

... receiving more attention. At this point of time, one of the greatest challenges which India faces, however, is its relations with Iran. Post the signing of the P5+1 signed Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action(JCPOA) commonly known as Iran nuclear deal, New Delhi ... ... Israel. While Saudi Arabia has remained at loggerheads with Israel, recently both are part of the Anti-Iran alliance. Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia along with its GCC partners countries demanded at the Munich Security Conference, that Tehran is punished ...

02.05.2017

Turkey’s Military Intervention in Syria

... context, it has become strategically important to show support for the actions of Turkey , rather than defend the Kurds. The decision was made in part as a response to the tensions between the United States and Turkey that have been caused by the accusations that the United States is “harbouring” Fethullah Gülen. And we cannot ignore the fact that Turkey recently held talks with Russia and Iran, allies that support the Bashar al-Assad regime. The words of Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yıldırım, who called for “a new page” to be opened in the history of Syria – one that would involve Turkey, Iran, Russia, the United ...

30.08.2016

How to Leave and Gain at the Same Time

... from Russia and other CIS countries, while upon its termination, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu reported only two thousand thugs of Russian origin had been killed. Finally, Mr. Putin made it clear that the operation would last until the Syrian ... ... in the Syria conflict, at least since the completion of the Tehran nuclear deal when the prospect of a peripheral war against Iran moved to the backburner. As a result, the United States virtually franchised Syria to its regional allies Turkey and Saudi Arabia whose views on Syria hardly coincide with U.S. national interests. No wonder, the U.S. positions in the ...

28.03.2016
 

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    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  
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