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A Tale of Two Interventions: Why Russia Succeeded in Syria When U.S. Failed in Afghanistan

The Kremlin succeeded in making its presence in Syria stable, financially affordable and generally acceptable to the Russian public. The White House failed to do the same in ... ... in Syria has significantly bolstered Moscow’s standing in the Arab world and increased Russia’s prestige throughout the Middle East, where high reliability as well as consistent and predictable policies have always been in value. Washington’s reliability ...

30.08.2021

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... suppressing political violence, and a legitimate authority to succeed in combating the consequences of military conflicts in the Middle East during a pandemic The question of the political and socioeconomic consequences the COVID-19 pandemic will have for ... ... be even more relevant there than in 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 elites (the “everyone means everyone” ...

26.05.2020

War, the Economy and Politics in Syria: Broken Links

The latest alarming global events, like the coronavirus pandemic, the oil price crash and the slowdown of world economic growth have eclipsed the armed conflicts in the Middle East, which drop off and flare up from time to time. The temporary disappearance of Syria from front page news and new Russia-Turkey agreements on a ceasefire in Idlib are far from comforting. This is merely a tactical pause that should give serious food for thought on Syria’s future in the increasingly unpredictable and rapidly changing ...

17.04.2020

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... is not involved in regional tensions. Although Jordanian diplomacy keeps walking the Middle East tightrope policy, the country closely monitors extremist factions and terrorist... ... tense because of Israel’s intransigence concerning the Palestinian issue, East Jerusalem and the expectation that the Israeli government would annex the Jordan Valley... ... Palestinians in this region to move to Jordan, causing huge burdens on the Jordanian regime. Syria will see national reconciliation due to internal and external dynamics paving...

13.01.2020

Russia’s Comeback Isn’t Stopping With Syria

... Moscow is reaching out to Brazil (a fellow BRICS member), Argentina and Mexico. If the Middle East record is any guide, Russia’s newly energized foreign policy is not so... ... this. When it travels abroad, it goes for security buffers as in Ukraine, status as in Syria and mostly money elsewhere. There is no grand design, but a lot of opportunity-seeking... ... technologies to influence other countries’ domestic politics, for instance, has provoked accusations from such important partners as Germany and France but failed to advance Russia’s...

19.11.2019

The Neo-Compellence: Is the Diplomacy of Violence a new Reality for International Relations?

... the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty of 1991 [xv] . Andrey Kortunov: The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities Anyway, this approach was soon... ... mankind, represented by an opportunity of the global nuclear war between the USSR and the USA, was practically overcome . A New Era of US Domination With this transition, the... ... contradictions . RIAC Report “Squaring the Circle: Russian and European Views on Syrian Reconstruction” It is this kind of international scenario that can explain...

06.11.2019

Andrea Dessì: the EU and Russia Share Much Potential for Cooperation in the Middle East

... like it or not, the West, including Europe, are on the losing side of the conflict in Syria and this automatically limits leverage During the 11 th EU–Russia Expert Network... ... Policy (EUREN) meeting , Andrea Dessì, Senior Fellow within IAI's Mediterranean and Middle East Program, who spoke at the event, discussed with the RIAC Editorial Team... ... is usually even more of a risk. The main priority now is to resolve the issue for thousands of ISIS fighters and affiliates, as well as wives and children who are in prison...

06.11.2019

Syria after the Turkish invasion

Interesting how Western media and politicians react to Trump’s decision in northern Syria. In addition to concerns that ISIS might regain strength, a new civil war, waves of refugees, and humanitarian disaster,... ... even between the major powers. However, the main concern was: Putin is portrayed as the winner and new ordering power for the Middle East and the Greater Middle East. So as a kind of supplier for international security as Karaganovlike to see it..Civilians ...

18.10.2019

Per Aspera ad Pax

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace The second decade of the 21st century began with a string of explosive protests in the Middle East and North Africa. The region has become a source of violence and terrorism, dramatic national upheavals, humanitarian ... ... hopes to use these political terms as a tool to pressure Damascus and its allies. Apart from political considerations, the refusal to cooperate directly with the Syrian government is justified by citing the need to implement administrative reforms and ...

14.10.2019

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

... far-fetched and rather superficial. While there is a need for a meaningful conversation on the whole range of issues for the future of Syria in the context of the strategic interests of Russia, Israel, and the United States; and as the tension has been growing, this need is getting more and more urgent. Before giving any assessment, it is important to trace which new trends in the Middle East policy of the United States and Israel served as the ground for the summit in Jerusalem and how they affect the interests of Russia in the region. From Obama to Trump: Middle East U-Turns During the presidency ...

03.09.2019
 

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