Search: Iraq,USA,Iran (14 materials)

 

Russia’s Position on the US–Iran Confrontation. Watching from the Sidelines

... In addition, Moscow does not see the need to be involved in this conflict of two powers The escalation of tensions between Iran and the USA in January 2020 has once again raised the question of what positions will the influential actors take. Meanwhile, the international ... ... fell by 9.5% in 2019, while oil production was more than halved. This US policy regarding Iran has negatively affected US–Iraqi relations. Iraq, being dependent on the dynamics of the US-Iranian confrontation, was caught between a rock and a hard place....

27.02.2020

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... as Turkey, Iran and Israel. Thus, the Gulf is slated to explode even without war on Iran because the whole region is divided based on each country’s national interests... ... 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... ... MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey...

13.01.2020

The Formation of the Political Elite in Modern Iraq: The U.S. and Iranian Factors

... the new parliament met in early September 2018. The political process stalled as thousands of people took to the streets for rallies and demonstrations, with the biggest... ... power was the election of Chairman of the Council of Representatives (Parliament) of Iraq. On September 15, 2018, the 37-year-old member of parliament from the province... ... 210 votes. On the whole, al-Halbousi can be considered a compromise figure both for Iran and the United States. His first visit, however, was to Kuwait, which hosted the...

10.12.2019

Andrea Dessì: the EU and Russia Share Much Potential for Cooperation in the Middle East

... he expects from the Syrian constitution talks, how the U.S. is exerting pressure on Iran via sanctions and what the EU and Russia have in common when it comes to the Middle... ... stable and predictable foreign policy towards the region. On October 26, 2019, the Iraqi-born leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi... ... is usually even more of a risk. The main priority now is to resolve the issue for thousands of ISIS fighters and affiliates, as well as wives and children who are in prison...

06.11.2019

Russia Consolidating Its Position in Iraq Amid Anti-Iran Sanctions

Washington’s strategy to weaken Iranian influence benefits Moscow and even its relations with Baghdad A top-level meeting of the Russian-Iraqi Intergovernmental Commission for Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation was held in Baghdad on April 24 and 25. It produced 16 bilateral agreements and memos of understanding in telecommunications, trade, energy, electric power, manufacturing,...

13.05.2019

Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East

... the United States to take a less active role in the Middle Eastern affairs, which was marked by the withdrawal of troops from Iraq in 2011 under the Obama administration, coincided with the increasing involvement of Russia and China in the processes taking ... ... the countries in the region. Russian experts have helped to build the first nuclear power plant in the Middle East near the Iranian city of Bushehr, and the two sides have signed contracts on the construction of additional blocks [ 12 ]. Contracts were ...

01.10.2018

Moscow’s Iraq strategy: Make lots of friends

Iraq is important for Russia not only as an economic and trade partner, but also as a factor in influencing regional policy ... ... as a factor in influencing regional policy. Russia clearly understands that its possibilities in the country are limited, as Iran and the United States are the main foreign players with direct influence on Iraq. Saudi Arabia, which took a number of steps ...

15.05.2018

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

... the global war on terrorism? Will the Islamic State movement really be destroyed in Iraq and Syria? Or will it simply drift like a nomad to other regions, into the Russian... ... 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... ... 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...

28.06.2017

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

... involved in this will have been veterans of the conflicts in Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Iraq. All of those conflicts lasted about a decade; almost none of these guys quit easily... ... See, here’s the thing: with Russia clearly siding with Shiite Alawite Assad and Iran against Sunnis, now more clearly than ever with the activities of the past week... ... little further into Russia itself. This restive population includes hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees now, most of whom will have legitimate gripes against Russia...

03.10.2015

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

... Qaddafi’s regime, Assad’s military was much stronger and, unlike Qaddafi’s, had strong patrons in Russia and Iran who would complicate and increase the costs of any Western intervention and made the prospects of any success for the Syrian ... ... weapons into Syria with a combination of naval blockades, no-fly-zones, and the U.S. specifically partnering with its allies Iraq and (NATO member) Turkey to use drones, reconnaissance flights, and other high-tech monitoring equipment to lock down Syria’s ...

03.08.2015
 

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