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U.S. Policy Case for Middle East under New Conditions

... conflict resolution with a focus on Yemen, continued Palestinian-Israeli contacts, etc. Ivan Bocharov: How Russia's Policy in the Middle East and North Africa is Changing After February 24 The Israeli part of Biden’s trip showed that the United States was ... ... administration, which formally declared Israeli settlements in the West Bank not contrary to international law and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel. By and large, the status of Jerusalem, like the issue of Jewish settlements, is ...


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

... 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 ... ... Quds Forces are a branch of the IRGC that is designated to employ state’s foreign military and security strategies in the Middle East and in particular the four countries of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine. Although the term axis of resistance ...


RIAC Experts Discussed the U.S. Factor in the Middle East

... seminar “The U.S. Factor in the Middle East in the New Conditions”. The goal of the meeting was to discuss key regional trends in the Middle East, taking into account the U.S. factor. The seminar was attended by the leading Russian experts on the Middle East, and on the USA. The first session was devoted to the results of the Middle East tour of U.S. President Joe Biden, the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on the Middle East configuration, the prospects for the creation of “Arab NATO”, and the energy policy ...


A Russian Perspective on the Food Crisis

... hectares of fields have been deactivated. As for the alleged cases of grain stealing, we categorically reject such baseless accusations. It was clearly stated on June 7 by Stéphane Dujarric, spokesperson for the UN secretary-general, that the organization ... ... agricultural products. We are aware of the importance of our wheat for the nations of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East . In the current agricultural year, our exports will amount to 37 million tons of grain, next year we plan to increase ...


Finishing the Job: Turkey Preparing For Military Operation in Syria

... tries to push Turkey into revoking its prohibition under various pretexts. Finally, another trump card may be Turkey’s refusal to accede to anti-Russian sanctions. In the current situation, a conflict with Turkey may turn out to be too costly for Moscow,... ... calling it America’s close ally. After the U.S. has essentially fled Afghanistan, another such case will result in the U.S. Middle Eastern allies totally losing confidence in America as a security guarantor. Washington should not be stripped of its “crown ...


No Matter How Ukrainian Crisis Ends, China’s Arms Giants are Always Winners?

... compared with the continent’s traditional benefactor, Russia. Countries like Tanzania, Nigeria, Sudan, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Gabon, Algeria, Namibia, Ghana and Ethiopia are among the top importers of Chinese arms. China’s footprint in the entire Middle East has been widening rapidly ever since the announcement of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013. China’s focus has been on clinching major BRI-connected economic investment deals, mainly infrastructure and connectivity projects in Middle ...


The Imperative of U.S.-Russian Disarmament Collaboration

... before the pandemic struck. In Vienna the talks on the JCPOA should move forward with an active support of the U.S., which is responsible for the current crisis. The return of the U.S. and Iran to the deal would defuse a looming nuclear arms race in the Middle East among Iran, Saudi Arabia and Israel. The U.S. and NATO should strive to work with Russia on achieving mutual guarantees of security ruling out deployment of nuclear or/and conventional strike systems in the proximity to each other. Only the ...


Great powers rivalry in Central Asia: new strategy, old game. Did the Kazakhstan crisis change the regional chessboard?

... perceived as a distant power (in international terms), even if it has invested billions, for example, only in the education of thousands of students in the region. As a result, for both Russia and the United States, Central Asia is a sphere of strategic influence ... ... Han Dynasty (207 BCE–220 CE), Central Asia connected and bridged China’s long-distance overland trade with Europe and the Middle East for many centuries (Chen and Fazilov, 2018). As a historical consequence, China was the second country to recognize ...


Russia’s nonproliferation policy and global strategic stability

... certain reservations to the Protocols to the Treaties on Nuclear Free Zones are fully justified. Another major challenge to the nonproliferation regime and a key agenda point for the upcoming 10th NPT Review Conference is the issue of establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear and all other WMD and their means of delivery (WMDFZ). The resolution on the Middle East, adopted in 1995 at the NPT Review and Extension Conference, is viewed by the Arab states as part of a package solution, another ...


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 ...


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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  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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