Search: Middle East,OSCE (5 materials)

The End of Multilateral Diplomacy?

... borders. The destructive military activity of the alliance is accompanied by a line for scrapping the cornerstone agreements in the field of security - the ABM Treaty, the INF Treaty, and the Founding NATO-Russia Act, the START Treaty are destroyed. The OSCE potential, which we considered as a core role in building a “common European home,” still cannot reach its “design capacity” due to the unhealthy atmosphere established in the Euro-Atlantic region. One of the few remaining confidence-building ...


The European Decalogue and the Middle Eastern Duodecim

... difficult to imagine inclusive organizations that would encompass all the Middle Eastern nations. The region has depended for too long on external actors for its security, from the Ottoman Empire in the 16 th century to the United States today. A “Middle Eastern OSCE” could perhaps be created, but it would need to have a very limited mandate and offer a low entry threshold for the region’s countries. 12. Relying on the UN and existing regional treaties. The UN Secretary-General should be the one promoting ...


RIAC at the Session of International Initiative Middle East Dialogue

... public figures and former politicians from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Turkey, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, as well as from the United States, Europe, Russia, and China. The meeting discussed the latest events in the Middle East, the possibilities of using CSCE/OSCE experience to create a new security system in the Middle East region, the prospects for preparing the Middle East equivalent of Helsinki decalogue. The meeting was attended by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Ekaterina Stepanova, head ...


Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... means to U.S. Missile Defense deployments and radar systems in Poland and Romania, as well as in Japan, South Korea, and the Middle East. How might the 2013 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear accord with Iran impact U.S. Missile Defense ... ... and possibly Turkey, join the Minsk talks along with Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany? Would a peacekeeping mission under OSCE auspices prove acceptable if Kiev, Moscow and the eastern Ukrainian autonomists could agree? What would be the conditions ...


Countering the threats from the Middle East

... believe that the long-term stability of the region would be best served by creating an inclusive regional security system for the Middle East. We reject the view that the region and its borders need to be fundamentally re-developed, for example along the ethnic ... ... outside powers. We suggest nevertheless that experience from the Helsinki process in Europe and the modalities of work of the OSCE could be useful for regional actors who want to pursue this objective, and we stand ready to support this process. Signed ...


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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