Search: Israel,UN,Russia (3 materials)

A Scenario in Syria

... air power, such a strategy, as I describe here, could actually be winning for Hamas and Iran against Israel in southern Syria. What could Israel do to counter this? Andrey Kortunov, Malcolm Chalmers: Upholding Stability in the Middle East: An Opportunity for Russia–Europe Cooperation? Israel could then try 2–3 things, which they tried in southern Lebanon, but which eventually never gave Israel any peace or victory which they can live on. Firstly, Israel could try to recruit, organize and supply friendly Syrians (a “free” Syrian ...


Palestine-Israel Talks: Temporary Deadlock or Total Failure?

... Palestinian-Israeli conflict has no chance through political negotiations and fast solutions. At that, one should bear in mind that there is no superpower present in the Middle East to impose its will to the parties or noticeably influence the Palestinian position. Russia and the United States in the Negotiation Process Israel is again willing to place the peace process on the step-by-step basis, strictly conditioning progress in the political track on normalization of the situation on the ground and tackling the terrorism issue. The third parties, first of all the ...


Predicting critical events, an institutional challenge.

... ambitions. Liberman wants military to "take over" Gaza. Netanyahu, officially, does not. Before entering political life Netanyahu spent much of his youth life in the United States and attended M.I.T and Harvard. In contrast, Liberman speaks Russian fluently, having immigrated to Israel from the Soviet Union during his student years. He has served as minister of strategic affairs and was at one time director of Netanyahu’s cabinet. His unscheduled visit to Moscow in 2011 to meet with then prime minister Vladimir Putin, possibly to discuss delivery ...


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