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2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... based on each country’s national interests which contradict other states. Regarding the civil war in Libya, security will aggravate in the country, mainly in Tripoli, unless an agreement is reached among militant groups in addition to Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, the USA and Russia. The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran. It is also expected that many MENA capitals will witness protests that would change the balance of power in the region. The outlook of the MENA in 2020 reveals ...


The Odds of Syria’s Return to the Arab League: Opportunities and Threats

... establishing ties with someone implicated in war crimes. He added that Qatar supports the search for a political solution in Syria provided that Syrians themselves support it. And yet the official response of Damascus to Doha is plain and simple: “Qatar could help Syria get out of its crisis … by stopping its financing of armed groups and the trafficking of weapons.” Readmitting Syria while it is still led by Bashar al-Assad would only mean that Saudi Arabia acknowledges its inability to put somebody else at ...


Middle East – 2030

... pressed by Saudi power. Palestinians also need Saudi money. Saudi Arabia projects power through Sunni groups into western Iraq and into eastern Syria and Idlib. Israel and Saudi Arabia work together. Also vectors of power are strong from Iran with Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, and potentially Bahrain and Qatar. And vectors of power a very strong from Turkey into northern Syria and northern Iraq. The USA works military especially through Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, but with cooperation also in Iraq and with Kurds in Iraq and Syria, and the United Arab ...


RIAC Hosts a Meeting for Experts from Russia, Qatar, and Turkey to Discuss Qatar Crisis

... discussion also touched upon the issues on developing strategic vision in terms of crises resolution in the Gulf countries and in the the Eastern Mediterranean. It was stated that the situation in Yemen deserves as much attention as the developments around Qatar and Syria. The experts from the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and from Moscow State Institute of International Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia also represented the Russian side. Ambassador Alexander ...


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

... similarly draw in regional and major powers — and then spark a global war? 10 Political Economic Concerns Vitaly Naumkin: Qatar Сrisis: What’s Next? Now that Washington has tightened sanctions against Moscow in June 2017 — in part due to perceived ... ... development of eastern Ukraine and Crimea? What should be done about refugee crisis from eastern Ukraine to Russia and from Syria and other countries to the European Union countries? How should Russia and the European Union respond? Impact of rise of ...


Middle East-2016

... 2016 is that Russia has managed to expand significantly the circle of its partners in the Middle East. We can note the high level of cooperation of Russia with Egypt, Israel, new partners in the Gulf, such as Bahrain, some progress in relations with Qatar, cooperation with Saudi Arabia in the energy sector, particularly in oil production, and, of course, the normalization of 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,...


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Andrey Kortunov Talks on Russia’s Syria Policy at Doha International Strategic Policies Forum

... represent Russia at the 4th Doha International Strategic Policies Forum (DISP 2015) held annually by the Strategic Studies Center of Qatar Armed Forces. The event was focused on the balance of regional and global factors that determine the Middle Eastern scene ... ... government representatives from the Middle East countries, the United States, the European Union, China, India and Pakistan discussed Syria settlement, Iraq’s future, Yemen and other potential hotbeds. Dr. Kortunov delivered a report on Russia’s aims in the ...


Grading Obama’s Middle East Strategy (Sensibly): Part II: Syria

... and 2013 each seeing extreme escalations in violence and lethality. Foreign Shiite militias joined the Iranian government’s and Lebanese Hezbollah’s well-trained militia forces (both Shiite as well) already aiding and fighting for Assad in Syria. As the situation kept deteriorating, at some points in 2012 the CIA began helping U.S. allies Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar vet and identify rebels moderate enough to recommend them for military support and Obama secretly authorized both covert non-lethal support from the U.S. for some Syrian rebels and a program to militarily train some of them, too, though these efforts ...


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