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New US Administration Approach to Syria: How Different Could It Be?

... (anti-ISIS coalition efforts), nuclear non-proliferation (revival of the JCPOA), and interacting with actors involved in those issues. Third, Biden will face certain domestic opposition to some of the Middle East policy issues, e.g. Iran nuclear deal, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, sanctioned entities and so on. Finally, having different views, approaches and rationale, US allies in the region (Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Turkey and Israel) could possibly frustrate some of the plans devised by the new ...

03.03.2021

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, the mouthpiece ultraconservatives in Iran, publicly warning the UAE that it is now “a legitimate and easy target.” Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei even Tweeted #UAEStabsMuslims on Sept. 1, in response to ...

26.01.2021

Is Russia Preparing to Get Closer to Iran in the Biden Era?

... Russia, that was depicted as the “biggest threat” to the U.S. Recent remarks by Russian officials suggest that Moscow sees the Trump administration’s two main Iran policy legacies in the Middle East, i.e., withdrawing from JCPOA and emboldening Israel through peace deals, as an opportunity for deepening alignment with Iran and promoting Russia’s great power status. Although winning the next Iranian presidential election by hardliners will create an additional capacity to further contribute ...

21.01.2021

Talking Turkey With Greece: Turkey and Israel’s Marriage of Convenience

On January 25, Graeco-Turkish talks begin, at which Turkish claims to Greek island territories will be high on the agenda. Before we briefly consider the Israeli position, herewith a spot of recent history.AP Photo / Turkish PresidencyScorned countries sometimes seek out other scorned countries, for reasons of self-interest. Thus Germany, humiliated after the First World War, co-operated with the Soviet ...

21.01.2021

Who Killed Seven Top Nuclear Scientists in Iran? Fingers Are Pointed at Mossad and the CIA

... Fakhrizadeh's assassination in several ways, but now Iranian officials say he was murdered with the help of a remotely operated machine gun in the middle of the road. has gone.Arash Khamooshi / The New York Times However, Iran still maintains its stand that Israel is behind his murder. He was murdered on 27 November. Iran's reasoning behind this is very simple that Israel is one of the few countries which has enough reason and ability to carry out such attacks on Iran's soil. But even more general consensus ...

15.01.2021

Russia and Iran in Syria and Beyond: Challenges Ahead

... 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 in the region were assessed, such as the situation in Idlib, the prospects for a political process in Syria, Israel’s role in the region’s future, the path to Syria’s reconstruction and the impact of U.S. policies on the emerging new order in the Middle East. Both Russia and the Islamic Republic of Iran regard each other as necessary components of the ...

22.12.2020

The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... certain opportunities. It is important to remember that gas reserves in the Mediterranean shelf discovered in the XXI century total over 3.8 trillion cubic meters. The key fields are Zohr off the coast of Egypt, Tamar and Leviathan off the coast of Israel, and Aphrodite off the coast of Cyprus, etc. Additionally, the so- called Block 9 is in a part of the field disputed by Lebanon. We can suppose there are large gas reserves off the Syrian coast, as well. By 2020, development had already been launched ...

15.12.2020

After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean

RIAC and ISPI Joint Report RIAC and ISPI Joint Report This Report brings together experts and scholars in an effort to ponder on possible post-pandemic trends in the Southern Mediterranean. The aim is to help readers navigate the future of the Southern Mediterranean region, by offering new insights and guidance to regional and non-regional governments, civil society, and the public at large. After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean , 1.2 Mb

03.12.2020

Peace in the Middle East: Are the Abraham Accords a Game-Changer in the Peace Process?

The Accords are a real game-changer for the Middle East Peace Process, with their value lying in the precedent they created On August 13, 2020, President of the United States Donald Trump wrote on his official Twitter account that Israel and the UAE were ready to sign a peace treaty. Soon after, a joint statement was released on the normalisation of relations between Israel and the UAE. Later, on September 11, the head of the White House went on to tweet that Bahrain would join ...

06.10.2020

Russia and Syria: Nuances in Allied Relations

... pressure” on Iran, negatively affected U.S.–EU relations, caused a split in the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf and failed to allay their concerns regarding the reliability of the United States as an ally. Finally, the concessions to Israel, which no U.S. President had dared make before (no matter how their Middle East policies zigged and zagged), added new wrinkles to the issue. As a result, the Trump administration approaches the 2020 presidential elections with an unprecedented ...

16.09.2020
 

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