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2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... region is divided 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,...


March to Tripoli, or a Third Civil War in Libya: Initial Results

... Army/Government of National Accord now has drones as well, which were also probably delivered via Turkey. Libya has thus turned into a battlefield and Faultline between two antagonistic camps of the Islamic world. Heading up the first of these camps are Turkey and Qatar, which continue to rely on forces that adhere to the ideology of political Islam, are close to the Muslim Brotherhood and support the Government of National Accord. The second camp, led by Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia (the “troika”),...


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

..., and Hamad Mohammed al-Marri, Director of Qatar Centre for Strategic Research at Qatar Armed Forces, made opening speeches. All three speakers underscored the importance of dialogue and the urge for balanced assessment in the context of the crisis. Qatar and Turkey drew attention to the existing partnership in the region between their states. It was noted that demonstration of crisis relations between Qatar and other Gulf countries had a negative impact not only on the regional agenda, but also on the development ...


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

... Bahrain accused Qatar (and Qatari individuals) of supporting the Moslem Brotherhood and Hamas, among other “terrorist” groups, including the Islamic State — in addition to accusing Qatar of working closely with Iran. Saudi Arabia’s 13 demands on Qatar — with Turkey backing up Qatar — appear eerily reminiscent of Austro-Hungarian demands on Serbia in July 1914 not to support terrorist groups such as the Black Hand of that epoch. Could conflicts in the wider Middle East ,’ much like conflicts in the Balkans ...


Second Qatar Crisis: Causes and Possible Solutions

... interfere with this scenario. With the Turkish leadership positioning itself as Qatar’s closest ally since the Arab Spring, its credibility would suffer considerably if it let another power shift happen in the country without interfering. The potential of Turkey deploying troops to Qatar could mitigate the threat of a military coup or any other use of hard power by the Saudis or the Emirates. Kuwait and Oman might also provide certain political support to Doha in this context. The United States generally wants to once again punish ...


Qatar Сrisis: What’s Next?

... the twists and turns of the Islamic world), would lament the allegedly hopelessly irreconcilable feud between Sunnis and Shias, and today Iran — the stronghold of the Shia world — is coming to the rescue of Wahhabi Qatar. Even before the ongoing Qatar crisis, Turkey was considering deploying a military contingent at the Qatar military base under a prior arrangement, supposedly for the purpose of restraining Iran, which is on the completely opposite side of the trenches. Yet, now that the crisis has broken ...


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 ...


In Time, Expect Big Changes in America's Middle East Relationships

... projects off the ground are all designed, in no small part, to allow us to limit/lessen our relationship with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other Gulf countries financing violent extremists and generally exporting negativity. The idea is that we can limit/reduce ... ... sector engagement, or investment in specific countries until they settle down. 3.) Things may go downhill with Israel and Turkey. I know what you’re thinking: Turkey is in NATO! And Israel, well, is Israel! Well, with Turkey, President Erdoğan ...


Predicting critical events, an institutional challenge.

“Close your eyes and you’re not sure if it’s an Israeli or a Saudi speaking.” That’s what Daniel Levy, Middle East director at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), told The New York Times in an article dated March 31st. The ECFR, which has called for a greater role for Al Qaeda in Algeria to “promote democracy,” is funded mainly by George Soros. The New York Times sourced Levy about the latest attempt by Israel and Saudi Arabia to cooperate...


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