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Syria: Humanitarian Crisis and Disaster

... north-western regions of Syria. At the same time, it is important to facilitate the return to Syria of refugees who are now in other countries. Rebuilding infrastructure would motivate Syrians to return rather than stay in refugee camps in neighbouring countries (Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, etc.) It is important to create primary conditions to make war-torn areas liveable by restoring facilities through the implementation of early recovery projects (including facilities for supplying water and electricity, education ...


Russia’s Approach to Cross-Border Aid Delivery to Syria

... unchanged since the adoption of the UNSC res. 2585 on July 9, 2021. In this context, Russia cannot agree with the comments on “the obvious progress” in cross-line aid deliveries, when the situation has hardly improved. Kirill Semenov Finishing the Job: Turkey Preparing For Military Operation in Syria Russia’s main concerns about CBM and prolongation of UNSC res. 2585 To wrap up all mentioned above, Russia’s main concerns about the CBM and its prolongation revolve around six main arguments. 1. There is next to none projects of early recovery and post-conflict reconstruction freed from political demands....


A Scenario in Syria

... “second option” for Russia in Syria? The situation around Russia in Syria is up for debate. No doubt, Russia would like to lead a reconstruction effort in Syria, in harmony with all relevant partners, including the UN, the EU, the USA, China, India, Turkey, Iran, Israel, the Sunni Arab states including the Golf Council Countries (GCC-states), Egypt and Morocco. However, many of the parties on the list of wished-for partners are strongly hostile to each other, and it might therefore perhaps not be possible for Russia to make ...


The aggravation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has a pernicious effect on international stability

Andrei Kortunov about the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, end of the war in Ukraine, the nuclear deal with Iran, and Turkey's heated relations with the West. The Director General of the Russian Council on International Affairs, Andrei Kortunov, in an interview to Vestnik Kavkaza spoke about the key issues of the international agenda that will be discussed at the forthcoming UN General Assembly, including the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh ...


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 ...


Pugwash… The Contemporary Relevance Of The 1995 Nobel Peace Prize

... of soft power, public diplomacy, the internet and social media. Henry Kissinger was still at Harvard. Robert MacNamara was managing the biggest failure in the history of the Ford Motor Company, the ill-fated Edsel automobile; the highly publicized wunderkind who computerized the Pentagon and the Vietnam War wasn’t made president of Ford until two months before the Kennedy transition team chose him to be U.S. Secretary of Defense. An Outside-The-Box Gamble That Paid Off Overcoming objections ...


How would scales in Syria swing?

... instance a massacre in a village or a heavy attack) may be a legitimate reason for a deterioration of the situation with uncontrollable consequences. Take one recent example - a Turkish spy plane shot down on June 22, 2012 by Syrian air defense forces. Turkey announced that the pilots did not violate the airspace of Syria. It is possible that Syrian missile operators overreacted, since the day before they received a scolding for having missed a defector. Syrian colonel Hassan Merhi al-Hamade in an old MiG-21 fighter ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    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  
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