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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 ...

06.09.2021

A Tale of Two Interventions: Why Russia Succeeded in Syria When U.S. Failed in Afghanistan

... domestic agenda, debates on this matter might even affect the outcome of the 2024 presidential elections. Russia’s operation in Syria has significantly bolstered Moscow’s standing in the Arab world and increased Russia’s prestige throughout the Middle East, where high reliability as well as consistent and predictable policies have always been in value. Washington’s reliability as a strategic partner and security guarantor has once again been cast into doubt. NATO’s ability to conduct successful ...

30.08.2021

Is a New Nuclear Deal with Iran feasible in the Biden administration: Requirements and Barriers

... pressure” policy. France has suggested that Saudi Arabia be involved in a nuclear deal with Iran, which has been opposed by Iran. The Biden administration is also highly sensitive about Iran’s missile program and Tehran’s regional influence in the Middle East and elsewhere, which could be a serious obstacle to a new nuclear deal. On the other hand, there are obstacles inside Iran to reach a new agreement. First, Hassan Rouhani’s government is trying to reach an agreement with the United States ...

09.06.2021

Russia in the Middle East: 10 Years After the Arab Spring

... countries counter external challenges is a tool Russia uses to avoid the temptation to return to direct control over them, in the interests of Russia’s security. We must understand that for the United States, instability and military conflicts in the Middle East and its environs do not pose any threat to national security at all: the United States is separated from the most problematic region in the world by thousands of kilometres. Unlike Russia, China or Europe, the Americans can look at regional processes from the point of view of a diplomatic game, rather than taking steps to ensure their own security. Therefore, for Russia, preventing such a development ...

01.04.2021

Russia and U.S. Must Not Squander Chances For Cooperation

... strategic stability can, given the appropriate political will on both sides, act as a stepping stone towards the restoration of bilateral cooperation in other areas. Regional conflicts The second area of mutual concern are the regional conflicts in the Middle East, Syria and Libya, as well as the nuclear problem in Iran and North Korea. It is unlikely that we will see any bilateral agreements on these issues in the near future. That said, the parties would certainly benefit from dialogue, given that ...

21.01.2021

U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group Meeting

The event was organized by Washington Middle East Institute in partnership with Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the U.S. Department of Defense. On January 14, 2021, a regular meeting of the U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group was held online. The event was organized ...

18.01.2021

RIAC and HSE Online Seminar «New Regional Dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean?»

... Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, NRU HSE, RIAC Expert Chiara Lovotti, PhD candidate, Faculty of History, University of Bologna; Associate Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Center at Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) Grigory Lukyanov, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, NRU HSE; Researcher, Center for Arabic and Islamic Studies of the Institute ...

17.12.2020

International Conference on Euro-Atlantic Solidarity: the Middle East Vector

On December 10, 2020, the Russian Association of European Studies and “Europe — Middle East” Center at IE RAS Department of European Security, held an international conference on Euro-Atlantic solidarity: the Middle East vector On December 10, 2020, the Russian Association of European Studies and “Europe — Middle East” ...

11.12.2020
 

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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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