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War of Interests for Peace in Syria

... Rouhani. In addition, Israeli sources claim that on November 23, Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation Sergey Naryshkin visited Israel to “brief Israeli security officials following a meeting between the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran on reaching a political solution to the Syrian civil war.” It is such steps on the part of Moscow that perplex Tehran and prompt its concerns. Tehran still prefers to keep silent, but no longer harbours illusions about greater strategic affinity with Russia, as it may have seemed – particularly ...


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

... relations. Turkish-Russian relations were once again tested by the assassination by a Turkish Islamist of the Russian ambassador to Ankara who was key to restoring Russian-Turkish relations. This incident took place just before the planned meeting of Turkey, Iran and Russia over the Syrian crisis and just after the UN Resolution on Aleppo in December 2016. Now, U.S.-Russian relations have been tested once again by the April 2017 decision of the Trump administration to fire 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase on grounds that the ...


Hüseyin Diriöz: We Need to Bring RussiaTurkey Relations to the Next Level

... Interface for Europe On a different note, I am confident that strengthening bilateral ties among our countries will help contribute to the settlement of a number of regional issues such as the conflict in Syria. How would you evaluate the cooperation on Syria between Russia and Turkey? The conflict in Syria can be ended only through a political solution. Therefore, getting the political track resumed where it was left off a year ago has been our main priority. Thanks to our collective efforts with Russia a nationwide ceasefire ...


Middle East-2016

... relations with Turkey, including the beginning of cooperation between Moscow and Ankara on the Syrian crisis, which is completely new and unexpected trend. In fact, by the end of the year, Turkey has replaced the United States as a Russian partner on the Syrian crisis settlement. A new Russia - Turkey – Iran triangle was formed. Moreover, 2016 was a year of serious military victories. In particular, these are victories of the Syrian army with the support of Russian aerospace forces, including the liberation of Aleppo. In the world they ...


The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

The story of how Russia won the (First) Russo-American Cyberwar because American President Barack Obama ... ... Kerry’s then-ongoing diplomatic efforts to win cooperation with the Russians on Syria, as all recent diplomatic talks with them on Syria had been a farce. The same... ... increased in places like Germany and Austria. Furthermore, U.S. and NATO “ally” Turkey has taken a decidedly sharp anti-democratic and anti-Western plunge and is clearly...


“Less than a Year Since…” Does the Normalization of RussiaTurkey Relations Really Work?

... RussiaTurkey relations. However, it is also clear that the energy aspect played a key role in making it possible to start the process of normalization. The Syrian Challenge REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Andrey Kortunov: the West is not the Only Option for Russia and Turkey The Syrian crisis continues to be a challenge for TurkeyRussia relations. From the very outset, the regional agenda has been at the forefront for both parties throughout the crisis. And this remains the case now, when relations are being normalized....


Russia’s Syria Campaign: Measuring Costs and Benefits

... is a necessary vis-à-vis in order to cooperate with if one wants to achieve its goals in Syria. Fortunately, the rift in Russia-Turkey relations is almost over now and countries are in the process of resuming their cooperation including the case of Syria. The restoration of Russia-Turkey ties and especially their coordination on Syria gives a hope for more effective struggle against ISIS in the region, especially in northern Syria. However, a big progress on Syria is quite unlikely as both Russia and Turkey have already invested ...


A look at international relations from a Russian viewpoint

To understand Russia’s foreign policy today, its relations with Turkey and the West, one needs to look at the past. Today, we have vast nuclear arsenals ... ... the brink of a global war. They came to power during a time when relations between Russia and the West are relaxed. They take this situation for granted and focus on each... ... group Daesh (the self-proclaimed Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant), the war in Syria and Iraq, the migrant crisis, slow growth. But these are issues civilised nations...


Does Russia still have a “Kurdish card” to play in Syria?

... each other. Iran has faced a resurgence of violence in its own Kurdistan in the past months, whereas southeastern Turkey is the theater of more than guerilla warfare between Turkish forces and the PKK[3]. The Geneva process could bring a momentum to Russia-Kurds relations. Now that Turkey has grabbed its sphere of influence in northern Syria, preventing the emergence of Rojava, and solving by the same token Damascus’ Kurdish problem, both Turkey and the Syrian regime might be less frustrated by the potential participation of a Kurdo-Kurdish delegation in the peace process. The ...


Turkey’s Military Intervention in Syria

... cannot ignore the fact that Turkey recently held talks with Russia and Iran, allies that support the Bashar al-Assad regime. The words of Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yıldırım, who called for “a new page” to be opened in the history of Syria – one that would involve Turkey, Iran, Russia, the United States, Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf states – have also caused a stir. He also stated, for the first time, that he would not be against al-Assad being involved in the political process during a “transitional period,...


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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  
     21 (19%)
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