The war in Syria has shown that a military solution to the conflict is doomed to fail, and establishing ... ... counting the present representatives from other organizations. Additionally, there are thousands of terrorists in Syrian prisons (including those controlled by the Syrian Democratic... ... corruption. The country's civilian infrastructure has not yet been restored, and the sanctions imposed on Damascus by the United States and the EU in particular are hampering...
The vagueness and breadth of the sanctions permeated an atmosphere of over-compliance that shuns even small projects
At this point, the Syrian issue is far from the core of global politics. Meanwhile, the situation in the ... ... leader Osama bin Laden. The decision was made in accordance with Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001, passed in the wake of September 11, 2001.
But this package... ... fallout. But sanctions have affected the plans of the Arab monarchies. Furthermore, the European Union is in thrall to the U.S. sanctions policy in the new environment. Even...
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,...
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
... 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
notes that the European Union’s consolidated standing is eroded by differences ...
... 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.
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...
Russia should not necessarily wait for the Europeans to join its rebuilding efforts
As the United States eyes
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 ...
... 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...
... 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...