Search: USA,Iran,Islamic State (5 materials)

Moscow’s Iraq strategy: Make lots of friends

... President Saddam Hussein in 2003, Iraq got most of its weapons from the United States. Ambassador of Iraq to Russia: the War against Islamic State in Iraq is Won Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia has been trying to gradually rebuild its ties with Iraq on ... ... as a factor in influencing regional policy. Russia clearly understands that its possibilities in the country are limited, as Iran and the United States are the main foreign players with direct influence on Iraq. Saudi Arabia, which took a number of steps ...

15.05.2018

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

... Islamic State. For its part, Damascus claims that its fighter jet was likewise attacking Islamic State forces. The latter incident led Russian Ministry of Defense to announce... ... could help lead to the eventual resolution of a number of disputes. Ilya Kravchenko: USA and NATO: Who Needs Who? Geostrategic Concerns At the roots of the crisis is the... .... How might the 2013 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear accord with Iran impact U.S. Missile Defense deployments in Europe — particularly given the fact...

28.06.2017

Brexistentialism for useful innocents

... social media say that's what we should believe, and that thet “existential crisis” exists among Brexiteers in Great Britain too. Just ask new Tory foreign secretary and super Toff, Boris Johnson, who just last year (born in the USA, BoJo was a dual national) renounced his US citizenship in an unsuccessful attempt to become Prime Minister. But is all this consternation (Boris Johnson) and Machiavellian mendacity (Michael Gove) spawned by Brexit really indicative of existentialism,...

28.07.2016

The Third Crusade

... peaceful sky for long. On August 8, 2014 two U.S. Navy carrier-based jet fighters struck Islamic State artillery units near Erbil, marking the start of a new war. That is not... ... horseman of the Apocalypse has not left these lands at least from the start of the Iran–Iraq war in 1980. Only the protagonists change (with the exception of Iraq... ... contributed strong contingents are Great Britain and Australia. www.flickr.com/photos/usairforce/ US Navy B-1B "Lancer" Bomber Aircraft on a combat flight The...

06.03.2015

U.S.-Iranian Policy in Iraq: Distrust Vs Interests

... at the end of the year, Barack Obama does not want to antagonize the House of Representatives and does not need Republican accusations that he is set to send troops back to Iraq. For Iraq against Kurdistan AP, Bilal Fawzi Alexander Aksenyonok: Jihad Erupts Again: Why Now and What Next Iran's interests in Iraq are somewhat different from those of America. Tehran is interested in maintaining a secular Iraq and considers the U.S. policy in Kurdistan almost as an existential threat, no less dangerous than the one that comes emanating the Islamic State. On certain issues, the Iranians are ready to show understanding and make allowances for U.S. interests. In particular,...

25.08.2014

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    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  
     21 (19%)
 
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