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JCPOA: Forward Into the Past

Sooner or later, the Emerging Situation Will Force the Trump Administration to Make the Difficult Choice between the JCPOA and a New War in the Middle East In the last few months, the U.S.¬–Iran confrontation has been rapidly and steadily plunging the Middle East into the atmosphere of an impending armed conflict. The main stumbling block for Tehran and Washington is the Joint Comprehensive ...


RIAC in Beirut (Lebanon) at the Meeting on Regional Implications of Syrian Crisis

On September 17, 2019, Beirut hosted a seminar “Inside Syria: The Implications Of An Endless Crisis" as part of regional meetings and preparation for the “Mediterranean Dialogues” (Rome MED 2019). The event was organized by Carnegie Middle East Center and the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI). On September 17, 2019, Beirut hosted a seminar “Inside Syria: The Implications Of An Endless Crisis" as part of regional meetings and preparation for the ...


Factors That Led to the Growth of Al-Qaida and Emergence of ISIS Are Still There

As long as this region is not stabilized, ISIS will continue to emerge and re-emerge Professor Dlawer Ala’Aldeen, President of the Middle East Research Institute, shares his thoughts on security issues for the Middle East. Andrey Kortunov, Michel Duclos: Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice Nowadays, Iran is perceived mostly as the source of instability in the region. In your ...


RIAC and International Crisis Group Discuss Future Gulf Security Architecture

... Gulf: Regional Rivals and External Actors”. Opening remarks were made by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Aidar Aganin, Deputy Director of the Foreign Policy Planning Department, MFA of Russia, and Jost Hiltermann, Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa, ICG. The meeting consisted of two sessions: the first was devoted to normalization of competition in the Gulf and formation of stable regional order, and the second to the future of regional security architecture in the Gulf ...


RIAC, ISPI, and Italian Foreign Ministry Discuss the Role for International Actors in MENA Crises

... Negotiation tables. What Role for International Actors in MENA Crises.” The goal of the seminar is to exchange views of Russian and foreign experts regarding the role and influence of regional and international actors in major crises affecting the Middle East and North Africa. It is the second seminar RIAC is holding with ISPI and theMinistry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy within the preparation for the fifth annual International Conference “Mediterranean Dialogues”,...


Undestanding the Gulf States: The European Perspective

... the Global Institute for Cybersecurity Technologies among other editorial, research, and scientific boards. What is the mission of the Euro-Gulf Information Centre and why was it established? RIAC Infographic “Military Power of the States of the Middle East and North Africa” We were founded in 2015, and I am the founder of the organization. Basically, after 10 years of working as an academic — I was the head of the Department of International Relations at the Metropolitan University of Prague ...


RIAC at the Meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister

... of the meeting, Russian analysts discussed the major topics of the bilateral agenda, security and economic issues, the status of the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA), the policy of the United States and other global and regional actors in the Middle East. Iranian Foreign Minister noted the need for joint actions to ensure security in the Gulf. The event was attended by representatives of leading research centers: RAS Institute of Oriental Studies, MGIMO of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of ...


Jerusalem Format: Searching for a Solution to the Crisis in the Middle East

... composition and thematic content. Intensive negotiations held in bilateral and trilateral formats, including meetings with Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, focused on a wide range of regional security issues, as well as other issues non-related to the Middle East. While the situation is only exacerbating, and there are practically no stable channels for bilateral negotiations on different vectors or they are being used occasionally, the participants of the negotiators touched upon the issues of civil ...


Military Power of the States of the Middle East and North Africa

RIAC Infographics “Military Power of the States of the Middle East and North Africa” infographics provides an opportunity to compare the size of the armed forces and the defense spending of the states of the region. The infographic provides data on major arms suppliers and key security partners for the ...


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    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  
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