Search: China,Iran (19 materials)

 

Original Post: Helping Iran Make the Call

... will leave the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) when the US departs and closes all its bases overseas, something I expect to happen during President Trump’s second term. In short, the only serious people that matter in the Middle East are Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Russia, and China. Europe is relevant only in terms of diplomatic protocol. It is however important that Russia agree with the USA – at the Presidential level, no one else matters – that NATO’s presence in the Middle East is anathema to peace and all US-funded ...

13.05.2019

Iran’s Ultimatum to Europe: Is the JCPOA Doomed?

Russia can do quite a lot at the political level, but it cannot replace Europe as a potential driver of Iran’s economic and social development On May 8, 2019, Iran sent a message to Germany, Britain, China and Russia that it was suspending the fulfilment of certain obligations under the “Iranian nuclear deal” – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA. In particular, Tehran refuses to comply with restrictions that were placed on the ...

13.05.2019

What Is the US Endgame in Iran?

An increased American pressure on Iran makes Tehran even more dependent on major US geopolitical adversaries — China and Russia The Trump administration has decided to designate Iran's Islamic Revolution’s Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. It is the first time when Washington includes into its list of terrorist organizations an official institution of a foreign state. Moreover, the IRGC is not just another ...

16.04.2019

Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East

... all parties to the conflict and the Assad regime uses force to suppress its opponents, then it is unlikely that international institutions will provide aid or investments in the post-conflict period. Russian experts believe that, given the fact that China, Iran and Russia are building up cooperative ties, the sides could define their areas of responsibility both on the restoration of Syria, and on the Middle East as a whole. China has already expressed its intention to take part in the restoration of Syria ...

01.10.2018

Iran’s Presence in Syria: Is It There for the Long Haul?

... mutual payments due to the United States reinstating sanctions against Iran. The Minister mentioned cooperation in several areas, such as tax regulation in bilateral trade, housing construction and, curiously, investment in rebuilding Syria, for which Iran has no money. Tehran is forced to act with regard to Russia and China’s support, given the unwillingness of European investors to invest in post-war rebuilding of Syria. Like Minister Hatami, Teimur Bashirgonbadi spoke about the indispensable role that Iran’s private business plays in developing bilateral cooperation ...

11.09.2018

South Asian Gas Market: It’s Time to Mount an Offensive

... Corporation, is currently laying a gas pipeline with an annual capacity of 12.4 billion cubic metres from a terminal in Karachi to Lahore. Although the actual entry point for the pipeline is Gwadar, it is possible that Karachi will be used to transit gas to China. Iran’s energy partnership with China could transform into a political partnership, effectively cutting India off from Central Asia and Afghanistan. India’s possible withdrawal from the project could also have a number of negative consequences for ...

17.07.2018

RIAC and Fletcher School Work Meeting on «Sanctions against Russia: Escalation Scenarios and Countermeasures»

... the framework of the meeting: current dynamics of the sanctions regime of the Western countries towards Russia and prospects for the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, the issues of the EU-the U.S. relations in connection with the situation around Iran, possible measures and mechanisms for mitigating sanctions, as well as scenarios for the development of foreign policy economic instruments in the U.S., EU, Russia, and China. Leading scientists and experts in the area of international relations, world economy, conflict resolution, as well as representatives of law firms took part in the event.

27.05.2018

EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017

According to the new findings of the ongoing research project, Asian investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017. China continues to expand its economic presence in EAEU countries and other CIS states, retaining its leadership among Asian countries in terms ...

28.12.2017

North Korea, Iran, and Prospects for Nuclear-Weapon-Free World. RIAC Hosts a Webinar on Nuclear Non-Proliferation

... are in favor of early cancellation of the Iranian deal. It can not be stated that the United States will “block the deal” — the development of the situation depends on the reaction of other countries, in particular “what will happen in Russia, China, Europe and other countries.” Ilya Kravchenko noted that the Iranian problem is similar to the North Korean problem: “if you press on the regime, the regime will want to possess nuclear weapons.” Video

18.10.2017

What is the Difference between Sanctions against China and Sanctions against Russia?

... may be there along with them. How likely is the escalation of US sanctions? What is the difference between sanctions against China and sanctions against Russia? How far will Washington go? The American policy of sanctions in its current form differs from ... ... large volume of the American market. Any company can be faced with a choice: either the American market, or, for example, the Iranian one. Such a game was quite successful against Tehran. At least in the United States it is commonly believed that sanctions ...

05.09.2017
 

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     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%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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