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President Biden’s Syria Policy Should Allow for Cooperation with Russia

... Idlib, where more than 3 million internally displaced refugees would have otherwise starved to death.” Russia has no interest in Syria becoming a failed state (which the West has let happen in Libya), let alone starving civilians to death. This accusation fails to consider the mechanisms of aid distribution. It’s a propaganda effort aimed at discrediting Russia’s role in Syria. Russia is feeding Syrians , delivering regular shipments of wheat since March 2021 when the resource’s demand became an emergency. Rogin’s analysis relies on an interview from Raed al-Saleh, chairman of the Syrian Civil Defense or White Helmets—a ...

10.08.2021

The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

... While India is a close ally with the U.S., it must look after American interests and protect its strategic goals. It is against Russian interests. Naturally, the gap between India and Russia may widen further. It also creates doubts about the Indian presence ... ... is upset and confused further. The U.S. is losing its grounds in the entire Muslim world, as its aggression of Iraq, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan, and some other Muslim countries has created anti-American sentiments around the globe. The Muslim world sees ...

05.08.2021

Syria: Rules-Based International Order Creates Humanitarian Rule, Not Law?

The situation in Syria has not been resolved and is not yet close to a geopolitical equilibrium The world community survived the UN vote on the ... ... principally Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, otherwise known as HTS (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, associated with al-Qaeda, banned in the Russian Federation). Humanitarian aid vs. sanctions Igor Matveev: Syrian Idlib: What’s Next? According to UN Secretary General ...

26.07.2021

Replace Murderous Sanctions With Economic Reconstruction, Putin Gives A Lesson In Statecraft

... policy of the Trans-Atlantic alliance. In the last years, the U.S. has imposed sanctions against at least 39 nations, including Russia, China, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Venezuela, and North Korea. This is justified under the specious claim that this is a means of punishing ... ... Ambassador to the U.N., and has been appointed by President Biden as head of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which determines which nations will receive aid from the U.S. Biden also placed her on the U.S. National Security Council,...

26.04.2021

First Aid: How Russia and the West Can Help Syrians in Idlib

... no one’s first choice—but would ensure civilians in Idlib continue to receive help The next international showdown on Syria is quickly coming into view. After ten years of conflict, Bashar al-Assad may have won the war, but much is left to be done ... ... doing, this small province could be pivotal to the future of the larger stalemate that has left the United States, Europe, and Russia locked in an unwinnable status quo. Russia has said that it plans to veto an extension of cross-border UN aid delivered ...

14.04.2021

A ‘Patriotic Heretic’ Favoring Renewal of U.S.-Russian Détente

Review of: Stephen F. Cohen. “War with Russia? From Putin & Ukraine to Trump & Russiagate.” Review of: Stephen F. Cohen.... ... is “more fraught with the possibility of a hot war”—on three fronts: Ukraine, Syria, and the Baltics (p. 67)—and that the only way to avert a hot war or “another... ... Prashad, Vijay. Washington Bullets . New Dehli: Leftworld, 2020. Roth, Andrew. “Thousands march in Kyiv to oppose Ukraine peace plan,” The Guardian , 14 October 2019...

18.03.2021

Syria: In the Middle of a Long Cycle

What kind of Syria would we like to see and might we see by March 2031? On 6 March 2011, the local security services in the small town of ... ... day, a mass rebellion against the central government broke out in Daraa to quickly spread to neighbouring towns and villages. Russia and the EU in Syria: Need for New Approaches? RIAC Working Paper? Had I been told back then, in March 2011, that the civil ...

15.03.2021

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, “cyber sanctions,...

11.03.2021

New US Administration Approach to Syria: How Different Could It Be?

... span of time puts it in a position of being a potential spoiler of any military or political/diplomatic initiative or deal that Russia, Iran, the Syrian government or Turkey may undertake. Besides, recent reports indicate that the US is constructing a new military base with ... ... planes (Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, or В-52). Once finished, the base will let the US easily send several thousands of soldiers or PMC fighters to Syria overnight, handing it an opportunity to rapidly build up its military presence and ...

03.03.2021
 

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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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