Search: Syria,NATO,Islamic State (6 materials)

Russia and Turkey: Approaches to Regional Security in the Middle East

... ambitious. For this reason, the authors propose focusing on the following four main issues: terrorism, nuclear weapons, the Syrian crisis and the security architecture in the Middle East. At the beginning of 2010, Russia and Turkey had different views ... ... Turkish- Syrian border on 24 November 2015. This incident again called into question the level of relations between Russia and NATO member states. Together with a military coup attempt in Turkey in 2016, the so-called “jet crisis” had a special importance ...


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

... be a military “solution” to the global war on terrorism? Will the Islamic State movement really be destroyed in Iraq and Syria? Or will it simply drift like a nomad to other regions, into the Russian Caucasus, North Africa, Egypt and the Sinai, southwest Asia and Afghanistan, as well as Kashmir? How will the entry of the Islamic State into Afghanistan impact the ongoing war between NATO and the Taliban? The U.S. refused to participate in the third round of a conference on Afghanistan that involved 11 regional ...


Countering the threats from the Middle East

... to Russia (UK); Alexei Gromyko , Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IE RAS) (Russia); Anatoliy Adamishin , former Deputy Foreign Minister and Ambassador to the UK, President of the Association of Euro-Atlantic Cooperation,... ... the four think tanks supporting the work of the Task Force, available at 2 . Acronym for Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Sham, also referred to as IS or Daesh. 3 . Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, OHCHR, 11 February 2016, CoISyria/A-HRC-31-68.pdf, accessed ...


Bundeswehr in Syria – Back to Yugoslavian Scenario?

... German respondents were opposed to Germany’s participation in military action in Syria. In this regard, detrimental consequences and non-admission by German public opinion... ... internationally accepted legal point of view participation of the Federal Republic of Germany in NATO’s military operation against Yugoslavia in 1999, entailing numerous casualties... ... aid to France, Iraq and a US-led coalition aimed at combating terrorist organization Islamic State (outlawed in Russia), Article 51 of Chapter VII of the Charter of the...


Having a Common Enemy is Unlikely to Reconcile Russia and the West

... European Union. Participants suggested that waging war against a common foe in the form of Islamic State, which is banned in Russia, is unlikely to help Russia and the West overcome... ... Neighborhood Policy and Eastern Partnership, viewing them as precursors of EU and then NATO accession for Georgia, Moldova and Azerbaijan. These projects indeed sparked concerns... ... document seems ever more significant against the backdrop of Russia’s campaign in Syria, where an international coalition with NATO participation also operates. Of course...


All I want for Christmas is... five answers

1. More cohesion in NATO? According to the balance-of-threat assumption the lack of unambiguous threat decreases cohesion of military alliances, whereas ... ... whereby the renewed Russian military doctrine is not that bad. NATO is the number one threat. Anyone surprised? 2. Shall the Islamic State survive? Undoubtedly, the Islamic State is not just a 'so-called' state. It is not just another ...


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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