Search: Israel,Russia (48 materials)


Russia in the MENA Region amid the Ukrainian Crisis

... detriment of Israeli security. On the other hand, the Israeli leadership is under growing pressure from the West and a large part of the Israeli society to provide more support to Ukraine and to distance itself from Moscow. [ 6 ] This could result in Russian-Israeli relations becoming more bumpy and less predictable in future. Ilya Vedeneyev: Syria–Turkey Relations: A Road to Normalization Nonetheless, any deterioration of this relationship has its limitations, as Russia and Israel need each other—both ...


U.S. War Hawks Use Israel’s Gaza War to Restore Funds for Ukraine Proxy War

... He spoke following his return from Israel, where he bolstered Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and met with Israel’s war cabinet to demonstrate U.S. support for Netanyahu’s goal of “exterminating Hamas.” Biden made the case for linking aid to Israel to providing more funds for the proxy war against Russia in Ukraine, which has come under fire in Congress. The ouster of Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on October 3 has plunged the House into chaos. The issue identified by those behind his ouster was made by Rep. Matt Gaetz, who criticized ...


From the Middle East to Ukraine. A Milestone

The cost of a conflict with Russia for the United States will be measured not only and not so much by support for Ukraine, but also by the enormous cost of containing the Russian-Chinese tandem The aggravation of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is an indicator of the growing imbalance in the existing system of international relations. This imbalance is characterised by the emergence of new conflicts and resumption of old ones, with large-scale human casualties and risks of further ...


The 30th Anniversary of the Renewal of Diplomatic Relations Between Russia and Israel

... pages of the past, let me recall that the USSR was the first country to recognize de jure the State of Israel back in May 1948. Of course, there were ups and downs in the chronicle of our relationship. Today, it could be assessed with confidence that Russian-Israeli mutually beneficial cooperation has stood the test of time and continues to actively develop in all directions. Its foundation is formed by an intensive political dialogue, foremost – at the highest level. Inter-parliamentary contacts are progressing,...


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

... treats it as a secondary issue linked to other, more important policy issues, such as dealings with Iran and the nuclear deal, relations with Turkey, which happens to brand US-backed Syrian Kurdish militias (YPG) as terrorists, as well as dealings with Russia who, in recent years, has become more active in Syria and in the region at large, or ensuring security of US allies in the region (Israel, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iraq, etc.) who feel threatened by increased Iranian military presence in Syria. Therefore, the Syrian profile is largely viewed in the context of US policies towards Iran, Russia and Turkey, rather than as a separate foreign ...


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

... is a great power with enormous capabilities and an undeniable contribution in Syria that couldn’t be ignored or rebuked by Iranian officials, the bilateral dynamics may be affected negatively in the long-term. Notwithstanding close relations with Israel, Russia adopted a position similar to that of Iran regarding the recent peace deals between Israel and some Arab nations. While underlining its own role in the Middle East peace process, Moscow announced U.S.-brokered peace deals “should not be used ...


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 regional architecture that they envision for the Middle East. The paper attempts to shed light on the views of Moscow and Tehran on these issues. Russia and Iran ...


The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... actors focus their attention on the sub-region, the energy sector could form the basis for a future regional security architecture; currently, however, these matters are only exacerbating the regional predicament. As they overlap with the traditional Israeli-Palestinian, Greek-Turkish and Cyprus questions, these developments are encouraging escalation and further competition. The Global Dimension: The U.S. and Russia in the Eastern Mediterranean A competitive foundation for international relations is currently solidifying in the Eastern Mediterranean. There are no expectations of a cooperative approach, since one party or another will always have greater ambitions ...


Russia and Syria: Nuances in Allied Relations

... external aid and progress in the intra-Syrian dialogue into a single stabilization package. Maxim Suchkov: Russia in the Middle East: “Be with Us — and Remain Yourself” Another important set of issues raised by our Damascus partners pertains to Russia being “an ally for Syria, Israel, Iran and Turkey” in the continuing conflict and to what the nature of Russia–U.S. contacts is. It is no secret that the foreign political services of both countries have always maintained a working exchange of current information. This is ...


What Do the Syrian People Expect from Russia?

... pattern of the undisclosed and unnamed “de facto authority” protected by Russia itself, especially in the South. Russia has drawn “invisible borders” around Iran’s presence in Syria, and this is considered part of deep compatibility between Russia and Israel, which is very similar to their agreements with the United States. However, this may threaten and harm Russia itself in the event that its understanding with Israel fails or if its relations with the United States or even Turkey become strained....


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    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  
     21 (19%)
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