Search: USA,Iran (131 material)

 

Coercive Economic Sanctions and the Expansion of Organised Oligarchical Activities: The IRGC Network

... were amongst the very first organisations in which the IRGC mobilised in the Levant, although the initial establishment of these organisations goes back to the beginning of the Iranian Revolution. Given that, in order to support those forces from thousands of miles away, Iran needed a secure and reliable route all the way from Iran to Palestine, a route later called by the Supreme Leader of Iran as the ‘Axis of Resistance’.[9] After the fall of Saddam Hussein in Iraq and Bashar al-Assad rising into power in Syria,...

29.07.2022

JCPOA 1.01: Now or Never

... limited military operation is almost impossible to imagine: To effectively curtail nuclear developments in Iran, the U.S. and their allies would have to conduct a full-scale campaign involving the use of aircraft and missile strikes. Ivan Timofeev: USA-Iran: Why Is the Deal Stalled? In this scenario, the conflict is unlikely to stay solely within Iran’s borders, but will almost inevitable spill over to the entirety of the Middle East with largely unpredictable consequences. Such a war would not only ...

19.05.2022

Ukrainian Crisis. Who Has the Upper Hand?

... will be able to achieve the political goals for which a huge price has already been paid, both in human lives and in terms of enormous damage to the economy. The contours of the balance for global and regional players—the EU, the US, China, Japan, Iran and others are more clearly visible. The European Union bears the most serious losses and costs. They are associated with the rupture of numerous trade and economic ties with Russia. The main challenge is the replacement of Russian oil, gas, metals ...

16.03.2022

Results of 2021: Sanctions Policy

... the incident with the Ryanair flight, the escalation of sanctions has accelerated significantly. The blocking sanctions of the USA, EU, Canada, Great Britain and Switzerland fell on a number of Belarusian officials, businessmen close to the authorities,... ... that can lead to a radical increase in the quantity and quality of sanctions pressure on Russia. In the event of a war, the Iranian model will most likely be used against Russia: a phased ban on the purchase of Russian oil and, possibly, gas, as well ...

30.12.2021

US’ Hyperbolic China, Russia, Iran Statements Show Outdated Foreign Policy

... rather than on foreign adversaries Last week, CNBC published an op-ed piece by Frederick Kempe, a prominent US analyst and journalist. The author argues that in 2022 the US will have to focus on confronting the challenges coming from China, Russia and Iran. He suggests that these three nations will likely try to make use of the perceived US foreign policy weakness, which the recent American withdrawal from Afghanistan demonstrated in the most explicit way. Frederick Kempe also suggests that there is ...

23.12.2021

Iran in the SCO: a Forced “Look East” Strategy and an Alternative World Order

... JCPOA remains valuable for Tehran and Washington, which both sides confirm every now and then. However, trust between the parties is so low after Donald Trump’s demarche that the prospects for new agreements are increasingly elusive. Ivan Timofeev: USA-Iran: Why Is the Deal Stalled? All the more so since Iran is demanding security guarantees from the U.S. so that the incident does not recur and that the new U.S. elections do not destroy any previous agreements. However, Washington cannot guarantee this ...

11.10.2021

USA-Iran: Why Is the Deal Stalled?

... who unilaterally broke the deal even though it was sealed by UN Security Council Resolution 2231 of 2015 . In 2018, Trump renewed the unilateral US sanctions against Iran , and went on to tighten the restrictive measures even further . Eventually Iran also began to refuse the deal, resuming uranium enrichment to 20% in accordance with the law “ On the strategic measures for the lifting of sanctions ”. Ivan Timofeev: USA vs. JCPOA: How Can Russia and China Respond? In April 2021, the parties began indirect negotiations in Vienna, where a meeting of the signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) took place. However, the efforts of the diplomats did ...

30.09.2021

The Abraham Accord, Iran, and The Geopolitics of the Persian Gulf

The volatile geopolitics of the Middle East and North Africa and its unstable balance of power in the aftermath of the 2011 uprisings in the Arab world and the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal have correspondingly influenced the political relations between Israel and the Arab states around the Persian Gulf to become strategically stronger and diplomatically denser. Serving a political agenda, the Abraham Accords were signed ...

06.09.2021

Results of Elections in Iran Discussed by U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group

... discussed. The dialog group brings together a core group of American and Russian experts in the regional studies, who represent different research centers of the two countries.The current meeting was devoted to the results of the presidential elections in Iran and the possible consequences of the elections for the situation in the Middle East region. Russian side was represented by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General; Irina Zvyagelskaya, RIAC Member, Head of the Center for the Middle East Studies at ...

23.06.2021
 

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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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