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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


Online Seminar “Assessing the Middle East conflicts (Lebanon, Iraq and Libya). View from Russia and Israel” Organized by RIAC and Center for Political Research MFA of Israel

The seminar was divided into two sessions: "Political instability in Lebanon and Iraq: View from Russia and Israel" and "Libya: between Turkey, Egypt and others?" On July 28, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, with the support of the Embassy ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... Israel and the GCC nations; Jordan and the Palestinian National Authority will feel marginalised or betrayed by other Arab states. Furthermore, Iranian comportment in the Gulf region (the increasing activities of Iranian naval forces) and Hezbollah in Lebanon will be taken seriously by Israel due to reluctance of the US administration to take military action against Iranian forces as Hezbollah will act even if by carrying out limited skirmishes that would lead to kidnapping some Israeli soldiers for further political and military concessions ...


Middle East – 2030

... sites with nuclear missiles? That would ignite a long-term war, and increase EU support for Iran. Iraq gets torn by political factions. Oil-wealth gets stolen by corruption. Syria experiences “peace” by oppression and without any reconstruction. Lebanon becomes a war-ground for Israel, Saudi Arabia and Iran, incl. proxy-forces. Iran experiences a historic improvement in living conditions. Sanctions never work. The political system reforms step-by-step. Iraq becomes a strong and self-confident economy with substantial military ...


Is the Eastern Mediterranean a New Competitor for Russia on the European Gas Markets?

... been done. It should be noted that in 2013, when the Lebanese side planned to hold a licensing tender, such giants as Total, ExonnMobil, Eni, Shell, Statoil, Chevron and Rosneft passed pre-qualification, despite the existing territorial dispute between Lebanon and Israel and the overall tense political situation in the region. Few doubt that there are shelf gas reserves, yet there is no point in expecting gas to start flowing to the markets in the medium term: even if the country’s government finds a way ...


The Lebanese Front

One of the conflicts in the Middle East that remains unresolved is the standoff between Lebanon and Israel. The active involvement of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement in the hostilities in Syria has not only led to the party transforming its domestic and foreign policies, but it has also caused Israel to modify its strategy with regard to threats ...


Lebanon in the Crosshairs of Jihadism

... also invited to the upcoming coalition meeting in Washington, while its format implied joint participation in working groups (including a discussion of the military aspects of tactics to combat ISIS. - Al-Monitor , 25.02.2015 ) by representatives of Lebanon and Israel, which are formally in a state of war. The Lebanese side failed to show a willingness to enter into this questionable compromise and did not accept the invitation to that conference. There is little doubt that internal discord among the coalition ...


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    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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