Search: Sanctions,Syria,USA,European Union (7 materials)

Sanctions Against Russia: A Look into 2021

Report 65/2021 Report 65/2021 The report analyses the application of foreign sanctions against Russian citizens, companies and economy sectors. It also considers global trends in the use of sanctions and restrictive measures against Russia within individual areas (the “Ukrainian package,” sanctions against pipeline projects,...

11.03.2021

U.S. and European Sanctions on Syria

The Carter Center Report The Carter Center Report The U.S. has maintained sanctions against Syria since the 1970s. However, the majority of current U.S. sanctions on Syria were imposed in two broad phases: a first phase ... ... started in 2011 and has continued to the present, that U.S. policymakers stated was a response to the Syrian civil war. The European Union began to impose sanctions starting in 2011 as Syria’s civil war broke out, and the EU has escalated sanctions ...

05.10.2020

The Caesar Act: A New Challenge for Syria?

... create difficulties, but also form prerequisites for mobilizing Syria’s internal resources and expanding Russia’s economic ... ... granted to the administration so that it could prepare secondary sanctions against foreign citizens for cooperating with Damascus ... ... was rumoured to have been placed under house arrest for his refusal to donate the bulk of his 5-billion-dollar fortune to advance ... ... reconstruction effort. The German expert Muriel Asseburg notes that the European Union’s consolidated standing is eroded by differences ...

10.08.2020

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... other parts of the crumbling, yet interconnected world. “Old” internal conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen, new-type protest movements demanding a change of the ruling... ... displaced persons are seen as the source of the infection. Ivan Timofeev: The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives Syria is a special case in the general picture of Middle Eastern... ... been in short supply on the market, was delivered to the port of Tartus. Although the European Union expressed its support for the UN Secretary General’s appeal to lift...

26.05.2020

Can Russia Plug Through US Sanctions to Reconstruct Syria?

Russia should not necessarily wait for the Europeans to join its rebuilding efforts As the United States eyes new sanctions on Syria, Russia increasingly finds it needs to work out solutions that would nonetheless push forward the post-conflict reconstruction ... ... differences in this area. While Russia sees Syrian reconstruction mainly in terms of rebuilding the damaged physical infrastructure, European Union states link the reconstruction efforts to political transition. Meanwhile in Moscow there are two competing views ...

18.06.2019

Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice

... security agenda of the Middle East is indisputable. No matter what we discuss — the Syrian settlement, state-building in Iraq, civil war in Yemen or political dynamics... ... Islamic Republic. The White House walked out of the JCPOA, introduced new and tough sanctions against Tehran, and started energetically building a broad anti-Iran coalition... ... “destabilizing” activities in the region and is in any case not prepared to establish any causal effect between these matters and the implementation of the JCPOA. However, Russia...

13.05.2019

Russia has to reinvent its economic model

... targeting Islamic State (ISIS). The popular perception however, in Europe as well as in the USA, looked more positive. Does it mean there’s room for greater future cooperation... ... Western governments was the definition of ‘terrorist organizations’ in Syria. The West insisted that most of opposition groups fighting against Damascus constituted... ... anti-terrorist coalition like the one that they had during the Second World War. 3) The European Union (EU) has enforced economic sanctions against Russia because of the conflict in Ukraine. Although such sanctions...

10.03.2016

Poll conducted

  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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