Search: Qatar,Iraq (5 materials)

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... based on each country’s national interests which contradict other states. Regarding the civil war in Libya, security will aggravate in the country, mainly in Tripoli, unless an agreement is reached among militant groups in addition to Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, the USA and Russia. The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran. It is also expected that many MENA capitals will witness protests that would change the balance of power in the region. The outlook of the MENA in 2020 ...


Middle East – 2030

... is pressed by Saudi power. Palestinians also need Saudi money. Saudi Arabia projects power through Sunni groups into western Iraq and into eastern Syria and Idlib. Israel and Saudi Arabia work together. Also vectors of power are strong from Iran with Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, and potentially Bahrain and Qatar. And vectors of power a very strong from Turkey into northern Syria and northern Iraq. The USA works military especially through Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, but with cooperation also in Iraq and with Kurds in Iraq and Syria, and the United Arab ...


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

... independence and total assimilation. See my argument in American Global Strategy and the ‘War on Terrorism’ and my interviews in Iraqi Kurdish: Hall Gardner, Digital Gulan (December 2007); and Hall Gardner, Interview with Ferhad Mohammed, “Questions on ... ... regions can be the goal.” (from Gardner’s original text) 10 . Erdoğan rejects Saudi demand to pull Turkish troops out of Qatar For a comparison ...


Grading Obama’s Middle East Strategy (Sensibly): Part II: Syria

... Syria. As the situation kept deteriorating, at some points in 2012 the CIA began helping U.S. allies Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar vet and identify rebels moderate enough to recommend them for military support and Obama secretly authorized both covert ... ... chemical WMD sarin gas attack—the largest chemical attack in the world in a quarter-century since Saddam Hussein gassed Iraqi Kurds in 1988—near Damascus. Unlike previous reports, these highlighted an attack that was both of an unprecedented ...


Iraq Continues to Disintegrate

... agreements reached, continues to support the “Muslim Brotherhood” and pursues a policy that is broadly hostile to Riyadh. Moreover, given Qatar’s rapprochement with Iran, analysts do not rule out that if the civil wars in Syria and Iraq end, Qatar may join the Iranian pipeline project to Turkey through Iraq and Syria (before relations with Saudi Arabia deteriorated, Qatar intended to join the Saudi pipeline). Moscow also occupies an ambiguous position. Tactically, Iraqi stabilization is advantageous ...


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