Search: Russia,Israel,USA (23 materials)

 

New US Administration Approach to Syria: How Different Could It Be?

... remain part of US regional policies and subordinate to US dealings with Iran, Turkey and Russia With the new US administration in the White House, there are rather lofty expectations... ... domestic opposition to some of the Middle East policy issues, e.g. Iran nuclear deal, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, sanctioned entities and so on. Finally, having different... ... C-5 Galaxy, or В-52). Once finished, the base will let the US easily send several thousands of soldiers or PMC fighters to Syria overnight, handing it an opportunity to...

03.03.2021

Is Russia Preparing to Get Closer to Iran in the Biden Era?

Even facing the new, aggressive U.S. campaign, Russia will view Iran through the great power competition framework Moscow is preparing ... ... Iran policy legacies in the Middle East, i.e., withdrawing from JCPOA and emboldening Israel through peace deals, as an opportunity for deepening alignment with Iran and... ... which includes cooperation principles on a wide variety of fields. Ivan Timofeev: USA vs. JCPOA: How Can Russia and China Respond? However, critics will seek more progressive...

21.01.2021

Talking Turkey With Greece: Turkey and Israel’s Marriage of Convenience

... treatment of innocent and unarmed Kurdish villagers, no mention of Israel’s nuclear arsenal and chemical and biological weapons programmes, nor of its disregard for international law. Above all, the core values and common objectives shared by the USA, Turkey and Israel are difficult to locate, unless it is to help the U.S. contain Russia. A few years ago the essentially pro-American Economist wrote that Syria’s concerns about Turkish-Israeli military co-operation were ‘fairly well grounded.’ The article undoubtedly embarrassed the Pentagon and angered the Turkish and Israeli ...

21.01.2021

Russia and Iran in Syria and Beyond: Challenges Ahead

... crises and to which extent the interests of Moscow and Tehran overlap or contradict each other. Some of the key issues of the political situation in the region were assessed, such as the situation in Idlib, the prospects for a political process in Syria, Israel’s role in the region’s future, the path to Syria’s reconstruction and the impact of U.S. policies on the emerging new order in the Middle East. Both Russia and the Islamic Republic of Iran regard each other as necessary components of the regional architecture that they envision for the Middle East. The paper attempts to shed light on the views of Moscow and Tehran on these issues. Russia and Iran ...

22.12.2020

The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... total over 3.8 trillion cubic meters. The key fields are Zohr off the coast of Egypt, Tamar and Leviathan off the coast of Israel, and Aphrodite off the coast of Cyprus, etc. Additionally, the so- called Block 9 is in a part of the field disputed by ... ... an important boost to the crisis- stricken Lebanese economy. Anna Manafova: Is the Eastern Mediterranean a New Competitor for Russia on the European Gas Markets? Transporting the gas to Europe demanded that Cyprus be involved. This once again raised the ...

15.12.2020

What Do the Syrian People Expect from Russia?

... between Russia and Israel, which is very similar to their agreements with the United States. However, this may threaten and harm Russia itself in the event that its understanding with Israel fails or if its relations with the United States or even Turkey become strained. “Sponsoring” and “guaranteeing” ... ... settlements and national dialogue conferences such as the Syrian National Dialogue Congress held in Sochi and the hundreds or even thousands of meetings with political and armed opposition actors seeking reconciliation and settlement. Establishing “parallel ...

10.09.2020

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... Western actions in the region and the profound absence of a coherent policy will affect regional actors such as Turkey, Iran and Israel. Thus, the Gulf is slated to explode even without war on Iran because the whole region is divided based on each country’s ... ... 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 ...

13.01.2020

Will Russia Reinforce Iraq's Air Defenses?

If Baghdad is serious about purchasing Russian air defense systems, several issues should be considered A series of alleged Israeli strikes on Iran-linked targets in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq have sent shockwaves across the region and beyond. The attacks on Iraq in particular are unprecedented, with long-term effects yet to be revealed. The immediate effect, however, is that ...

13.09.2019

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

... Syria to the Israeli-Syrian demarcation line in the Golan Heights area (in July 2018), a local point of tension occurred that can be compared to the one in the northwest in Idlib or in the east - in the areas where the US military contingent is located. Russia, the USA, and Israel, with the participation of Jordan, agreed on creating a “security zone” 70–80 km inland from the border with Israel within the Syrian territory. These agreements provided for the withdrawal of all Iranian forces from these areas and their ...

03.09.2019

Andrey Kortunov Reads a Lecture for Israeli Diplomats

On May 21, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, read a lecture to a group of Israeli diplomats and interns from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs visiting Russia on professional training program. On May 21, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, read a lecture to a group of Israeli diplomats and interns from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs visiting Russia on professional training program....

22.05.2019
 

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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  
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