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Middle East-2016

... 2016 is that Russia has managed to expand significantly the circle of its partners in the Middle East. We can note the high level of cooperation of Russia with Egypt, Israel, new partners in the Gulf, such as Bahrain, some progress in relations with Qatar, cooperation with Saudi Arabia in the energy sector, particularly in oil production, and, of course, the normalization of relations with Turkey, including the beginning of cooperation between Moscow and Ankara on the Syrian crisis, which is completely ...


The smog of war

... western media focuses on China as a major polluter, no city in China is on the "Top 20." India has the distinction of having 13 cities among the "Top 20" Most Polluted Cities" list developed by the WHO. .Pakistan has 3, Turkey, Qatar, Bangladesh and Iran each have one on the list. Ironically, western business media has been buzzing up India as the "rockstar" of the Asian economy. heaping praise on prime minister Narendra Modi for policies that now have the nation ...


The Syrian Conflict: Russian and GCC Perspectives

... another since the start of the protests in Syria. Each GCC State has played a different role with different levels of direct and indirect interaction. The two states which have invested the highest political and economic capital have been Saudi Arabia and Qatar [12] ; providing hundreds of millions of dollars in aid and helping fund the various moderate rebel forces in their fight against the Syrian government. The other four GCC states have so far played more of a mediating and charitable role in helping ...


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

... and Lebanese Hezbollah’s well-trained militia forces (both Shiite as well) already aiding and fighting for Assad in 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 non-lethal support from the U.S. for some Syrian rebels and a program to militarily train some of them, too, though these efforts ...


Could Russia Lose the 2018 World Cup?

The FIFA scandal demonstrates the determination of certain Western countries to exert pressure on the organization, with the end goal being the cancellation of Russia 2018 and Qatar 2022 World Cups, or at the very least to seriously complicate the matter. The corruption scandal has been brewing in FIFA for a long time now. The organizers of football’s most prestigious events are accused of taking backhanders every time the ...


Andrey Kortunov at International Conference “The Arab World and Russia: Current Transformations of an Enduring Relationship” in Qatar

... organized by Arab Center for Research & Policy Studies . The event was attended by over 50 experts, journalists and public figures from the Arab world, Middle East analysts from key specialized Russian institutions, as well as Russian Ambassador to Qatar Nurmahmad Kholov and representatives of other CIS embassies. RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov attended the conference where he delivered a lecture “ Is there a Role for Russia in the Arab World? ” and also held talks with Dr. Azmi ...


In Time, Expect Big Changes in America's Middle East Relationships

... what will America do now? Going forward, here’s what we can expect: 1.) America will try very hard to distance itself from the Gulf. It’s amazing that it’s taken us so long to realize how much our money going into Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other Gulf states comes back to haunt us: though Joe Biden recently got in trouble for saying so, support for ISIS and other Islamic extremists and terrorists from very wealthy individuals motivated by the Saudi state-sponsored and ever-present-throughout-the-Gulf ...


The ISIS Crisis and the faiblesse of global governance

An American and two Russians have landed safely in Kazakhstan after 5 ½ months in space… and to think there is no cooperation toward a more peaceful world between the United States and Russia. Meanwhile, private citizens of Qatar, and other friends of the United States, have been financing Hamas and ISIS. Now, as Washington prepares to launch a new campaign to destroy global terror networks an American website with ties to the J Street lobby claims that the RUNET (Russian ...


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