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

... 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 ... ... planes (Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, or В-52). Once finished, the base will let the US easily send several thousands of soldiers or PMC fighters to Syria overnight, handing it an opportunity to rapidly build up its military presence and ...

03.03.2021

Assessing Iran’s Threat Potential to the UAE

... 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 ... ... has been accompanied by the establishment of a nuclear weapons program, and a territorial dispute over the Gulf islands Abu Musa, Greater Tunb, and Lesser Tunb. Iran’s ability to endanger critical sea choke points such as the Strait of Hormuz and the ...

26.01.2021

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

... version of the Russia-Iran 2001 treaty , which includes cooperation principles on a wide variety of fields. Ivan Timofeev: USA vs. JCPOA: How Can Russia and China Respond? However, critics will seek more progressive contributions to their “resistance” ... ... Russian diplomatic weight to counter the Western campaign will be an available option for Tehran. From Iran’s perspective, Israel’s extending regional diplomatic campaign could quickly turn into a defensive alliance with Arabs or even a military ...

21.01.2021

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

... treatment of innocent and unarmed Kurdish villagers, no mention of Israel’s nuclear arsenal and chemical and biological weapons programmes, nor of its disregard for international law. Above all, the core values and common objectives shared by the USA, Turkey and Israel are difficult to locate, unless it is to help the U.S. contain Russia. A few years ago the essentially pro-American Economist wrote that Syria’s concerns about Turkish-Israeli military co-operation were ‘fairly well grounded.’ The article ...

21.01.2021

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

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

... Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who reaped the most political benefits from normalisation. The head of the Israeli government depicts himself as the “main fighter of peace” in his country. In light of the fragile political and economic situation in Israel, accusations of misuse and bribery, as wells as the COVID-19 pandemic, Netanyahu actively wields the Abraham Accords for his own political ends. His strategic advisor, Aaron Klein, even talks about the “Netanyahu Doctrine,” which, from his point of view,...

06.10.2020

What Do the Syrian People Expect from Russia?

... 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. “Sponsoring” and “guaranteeing” ... ... settlements and national dialogue conferences such as the Syrian National Dialogue Congress held in Sochi and the hundreds or even thousands of meetings with political and armed opposition actors seeking reconciliation and settlement. Establishing “parallel ...

10.09.2020

Palestine Ends All Agreements with Israel and the United States

... territory, to date, Israel has created about 140 settlements in West Bank with approximately 500,000 people living there. From the point of view of international law, they are not part of Israel. Another 200,000 Israelis moved to the occupied East Jerusalem. The vote on extending Israeli sovereignty to the occupied Palestinian territories may take place on July 1. In this effort, Israel is actively supported by the United States, as the annexation of territories in West Bank is part of the so-called "deal of the century" ...

27.05.2020

One State Will Remain — for All

... inside As everybody can see, Israel will now de-facto annex the whole area — lock, stock and barrel. This will (as I have previously foreseen) in reality create ONE state with one supreme sovereignty of all the territory in question. The intentions of Israel (and now those of the USA) are, that from this ONE state will "sub-license" bits of self-rule to territorial enclaves or patches, and this under severe conditions which are destined never to be met from either party. The "two-state" idea was in my view ...

31.01.2020
 

Poll conducted

  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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