Search: Russia,Middle East (223 materials)

 

Russia-Pakistan Relations: The Way Forward

..., and terrorim are common phenomena. The media is full of negative news and incidents. Such events like the situation in the Middle East, the issues surrounding Iran and Ukraine, the Syrian war, the fragile peace in Afghanistan, and the mounting tensions ... ... worth denoting our attention to.The formation of Quad—an alliance between America, Australia, India, and Japan to counter Russia and contain China—and the emergence of an Asian NATO is alarming for all nations who wish to maintain peace. India, a ...

13.04.2021

Russia in the Middle East: 10 Years After the Arab Spring

... in its response to the crisis in Belarus in the summer and autumn of 2020, which could theoretically lead to a dramatic outcome for European security. Unlike Russian policy in Asia, where a presence must be backed by years of economic gains, in the Middle East, Russia shows its best side in terms of diplomatic skill and military resolve. The current situation in the region inspires optimism — these properties will remain in the foreseeable future; they are the most important for achieving results. Source: ...

01.04.2021

Turkey and Russia Remain at Odds as Libya Edges Towards Political Settlement

... of Misrata, was named as interim Prime Minister, while Mohammad Younes Menfi, Libya’s former ambassador to Greece, will serve as the country’s President. Nicholas Morgan, journalist and analyst at Ahval, spoke with Ivan Bocharov, Referent at the Russian International Affairs Council, about the Libyan conflict. Key points: The selected candidates are largely political unknowns, which causes uncertainty as to whether they could succeed in their roles. It is too early to judge how any new government ...

31.03.2021

RIAC and Institute for Iran-Eurasia Studies (IRAS) Workshop on Forthcoming Challenges in the Middle East

... Coordinator Hamidreza Azizi, IRAS Member of the Scientific Board, Visiting Fellow at German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) The participants assessed the state of Russia-Iran relations and the emerging regional dynamics in the Middle East. Russian and Iranian experts also presented a joint RIAC and IRAS working paper “Russia and Iran in Syria and Beyond: Challenges Ahead” (authors: Andrey Kortunov, Alexey Khlebnikov, Mehdi Sanaei, Mahmood Shoori). Presentations and discussions focused ...

17.02.2021

Three Ways Working With Russia Can Make the Middle East Safer

... translates to inner rage. This rage is often directionless, but jihadist groups and their affiliates readily exploit the anger of these young men, and direct it against both the central governments of various states in the region as well as the West and Russia. Many in the Middle East already blame the United States for the region’s wars and problems, and if that anger translates to action it could spell danger for societies across the world. Obviously, it would be the people of the Middle East who will (and already do) ...

01.02.2021

The Fallout of the US-Iran Confrontation for Russia: Revisiting Factors in Moscow’s Calculus

... possible benefits Moscow might derive from an open conflict emerging between the US and Tehran, while in the second we consider the downsides of such a scenario for Russian interests. The paper analyzes the implications of these benefits and costs on Russian Middle East policy. We argue that Moscow’s losses in such a war would be threatening to Russia’s core interests in the Middle East, and thus is probably the key factor defining the Russian response strategy. The Fallout of the US-Iran Confrontation ...

28.01.2021

Russia and U.S. Must Not Squander Chances For Cooperation

... from dialogue, given that both Russia and the United States have their own geopolitical and other interests in these regions. The most realistic way for such a dialogue to take place at the moment is within the framework of multilateral mechanisms. Russia could step up its efforts to give new dynamics to such formats as the Quartet on the Middle East—made-up of representatives from Moscow and Washington, alongside the UN and EU—as well as other multilateral negotiating formats dealing with the Iranian and North Korean nuclear issues. Despite the difficulties of negotiating within multilateral ...

21.01.2021

U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group Meeting

The event was organized by Washington Middle East Institute in partnership with Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the U.S. Department of Defense. On January 14, 2021, a regular meeting of the U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group was held online. The event was organized by Washington Middle East Institute in partnership with Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the U.S. Department of Defense. Dialogue meetings are held regularly twice ...

18.01.2021

RIAC at the XV Annual Conference of Arabists Held at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

... countries are scheduled to speak From November 30, 2020, to December 25, 2020, at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the XV Annual Conference of Arabists was held. Within the framework of the conference, 118 ... ... in 2020. The conference was attended by RIAC Vice-President Aleksandr Aksenenok. He took part in the round table "Bigger Middle East: Lines of Interplay and Lines of Confrontation (2020 with Projection into 2021)", in which fundamental geopolitical ...

16.12.2020

International Conference on Euro-Atlantic Solidarity: the Middle East Vector

On December 10, 2020, the Russian Association of European Studies and “Europe — Middle East” Center at IE RAS Department of European Security, held an international conference on Euro-Atlantic solidarity: the Middle East vector On December 10, 2020, the Russian Association of European Studies and “Europe — Middle East” Center at IE RAS Department of European Security, held an international conference on Euro-Atlantic solidarity: the Middle East vector. The event was held online. The participants ...

11.12.2020
 

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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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