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Expo 2020 Dubai’/Celebrating the 48the/UAE’s National Day

The UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s Report Marking the anniversary Celebrating in Romania the 48th UAE’s National Day, alongside with H.E. Dr. Ahmed Abdullah al Matrooshi, the Ambassador of the UAE in Romania, H.E. Andrei M. Grinkevich, Ambassador of Belarus, H.E. Teodor Melescanu, Minister H.E. Hans Klemm, Ambassador of the USA H.E. Valery I. Kuzmin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation H.E. Salah A. El-Sadek, Ambassador of Egypt and many other diplomats and exclusive...


Annergret Kramp-Karrenbauer and her revolutionary foreign policy objectives for Germany

... ceding a strategically vital country to Russia and Iran. Moreover, Trump’s one-sided termination of JCPOA and annihilation of INF treaty without confirmation of the other members of NATO has put the NATO on the brink of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and Europe. It is obvious that NATO can no longer secure the essential security interests of its member states due to diverging interests of its members. Once AKK said if NATO cannot protect the essential security interests of its members,...


Russian and French Experts and Diplomats Discuss Interaction of the Two Countries in the Middle East

On November 26, 2019, French Embassy in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), together with Institut Montaigne (France), held a seminar on the potential of Russia-France cooperation in the Middle East conflict areas On November 26, 2019, French Embassy in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), together with Institut Montaigne (France), held a seminar on the potential of Russia-France cooperation in the Middle East conflict ...


RIAC at Eastern Mediterranean Security Conference in Cadenabbia (Italy)

... event was attended by representatives of the expert and diplomatic communities of Russia, Germany, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, etc. Within the six sessions of the conference, the participants discussed the post-conflict period in Syria and the new Middle East security architecture, regional and global consequences of US sanctions against Iran, mobilization based on identity, proxy war and alliances: Saudi-Iranian rivalry and the future of war and peace in the Middle East East, the rise of Russia ...


Russia’s Comeback Isn’t Stopping With Syria

... years later, however, Russia is still resilient, despite the Western sanctions imposed over its actions in Ukraine. It has effectively won, militarily, in Syria: Today it is a power broker in that country; the victory has raised its prestige in the Middle East and provided material support for Moscow’s claims to be a great power again. Those who experience this moment with some discomfort should get used to it: Russia is not a superpower, but it is back as an important independent player. And ...


Meeting with the Italian Foreign Ministry Special Envoy for Syria Paolo Dionisi

... Russian International Affairs Council. On November 15, Paolo Dionisi, Italian Foreign Ministry Special Envoy for Syria, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The Italian diplomat was informed about RIAC project work on the Syrian and wider Middle East vectors, discussed the potential of Russia-Italy cooperation in resolving the Syrian crisis, including possible priorities for interaction between independent think tanks of the two countries.


RIAC at the Sixth Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate ADSD 2019

... the auspices of the Emirates Policy Center with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE. It is attended by experts, diplomats, journalists, public figures, businessmen, and government officials from the Middle East, as well as from other regions of the world. The main topics for discussion this year were issues of the impact of technology on military power, changing parameters of national power, the ongoing shifts in world finances and global energy ...


The Efficiency of German Contribution in the Afghan Peace Process

The First Bonn Conference Germany is heavily involved in the Afghan affairs since 9.11.2001; the country has brought in to being the modern Afghanistan thru launching the international Bonn conference “Bonn 1” in December 2001, the said conference toke place right after the collapse of the barbaric regime of Taliban in Afghanistan. Furthermore, it paved the way to engage several rival groups to establish an interim administration under the leadership of pro-American figure “Hammed Karzai”. Albeit...


The Neo-Compellence: Is the Diplomacy of Violence a new Reality for International Relations?

... principle became the basis for the Treaty between the USA and the USSR on the elimination of their intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles of 1987, as well as the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty of 1991 [xv] . Andrey Kortunov: The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities Anyway, this approach was soon surpassed both by the strong defeat in Indochina, after which the US visibly retreated to their home garden , and which led them to a rediscovery of the terricolous ...


Andrea Dessì: the EU and Russia Share Much Potential for Cooperation in the Middle East

... including Europe, are on the losing side of the conflict in Syria and this automatically limits leverage During the 11 th EU–Russia Expert Network on Foreign Policy (EUREN) meeting , Andrea Dessì, Senior Fellow within IAI's Mediterranean and Middle East Program, who spoke at the event, discussed with the RIAC Editorial Team which outcomes he expects from the Syrian constitution talks, how the U.S. is exerting pressure on Iran via sanctions and what the EU and Russia have in common when it ...


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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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