Search: Arab world (2 materials)

'Identity Crisis': New Balance of Power Emerges in Middle East

... states in the Middle East and the emergence of new states within this trend are not what the region needs today. "What we’re witnessing now is the fact that the regional center of power has moved. Previously, there were three pillars of the Arab world – Egypt, Syria and Iraq. Now, their role has decreased and the balance changed towards other Arab nations, like Saudi Arabia, or beyond the Arab world, to non-Arab countries, like Iran, Turkey and Israel. They are much powerful today,...


Russians and Arabs: in Search of a New Modus Vivendi

... dynamic. Arab coins and jewelry can be found in coffers of Russian czars, some Russian words can be traced to their Arab origins. It is worth noting that Russians and Arabs never fought against each other. Unlike the cosmopolitan Ottoman Empire, the Arab world in itself never tried to extend its domination to Eastern Europe, and Russia never considered Arab states as potential colonies or objects for its imperial expansion. At the same time, there has always been a lot of interest in Russia to the ...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
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     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
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