Search: China,Middle East (18 materials)


The End of American Exceptionalism? The End of US Bases Overseas? The End of Israel? Trump 2020?

... headlines in Israel asking if Trump could be trusted, I started to wonder if we are headed toward some kind of radical shift in the Middle East (such as the end of Israel), that would be accompanied by a radical shift in US foreign policy (such as the closure ... ... Henry Kissinger, the same man who predicted the end of Israel by 2022, has declared US “exceptionalism” to be over, and China to be the full equal of the USA. Your thoughts? A. It was my privilege to serve in Afghanistan in 2013, as a contractor ...


The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... Tunisia, Israel) will be able to reduce their dependence on imports by developing alternative energy in their territory; The energy revolution could be a fertile ground for new potential opportunities in expanding cooperation between the countries of the Middle East with China, India, as well as with the European Union; at the same time, a decrease in the importance of the region in global energy will reduce the incentives for great powers to interfere in its affairs. Risks: Drop in oil and gas prices will be a serious ...


Russian company, ROSATOM, constructing nuclear power plants worldwide to cut carbon emissions to help global environment

... peaceful purposes. This agreement known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has also received support from Russia and China. According to this agreement, economic sanctions would not be imposed against Iran while it pursues a nuclear energy program ... ... nuclear weapons. A nuclear armed Iran can pose a significant threat to states like Israel and Saudi Arabia, creating unrest in the Middle East, and destabilize the region. Would economic sanctions against Iran have a favorable outcome for the U.S.? What is ...


US–Iran Conflict Would Strengthen China’s Position in the Middle East

... Indian Ocean geoindustrial policy . The prospect of China geoeconomic power in the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea mean opening the Indian Ocean to a new world of geoeconomic opportunities for China’s geo-industrial and geopolitical options. This means China’s Middle East trade and industry policy should be read as a geo-industrial foundation of a future geopolitics Ruslan Mamedov: Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East For Iran, wider questions about the Iranian economy all seem to have ...


Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East

... diversifying international relations will allow them to stabilise political and socio-economic life. Russia has a wealth of experience in the region and directs considerable resources towards the development of diplomatic contacts and ensuring security in the Middle East. China, in turn, aims to develop economic ties with regional countries, becoming a key trading partner for them. What is more, the massive and strategically important China–Pakistan Economic Corridor leads right into the Middle East. All this notwithstanding,...


RIAC at Track II High Level Paris Meeting on Security Issues in the Middle East Region

... Group is holding a high-level Track II meeting on security issues in the Middle East region. On September 23–25, 2018, in Paris, international political consultancy The Shaikh Group is holding a high-level Track II meeting on security issues in the Middle East region. The meeting is attended by former high-ranking diplomats and leading international experts from the United States, China, India, and a number of European countries. The aim of the discussion is comparative analysis of the perceptions of great powers on the general dynamics of development in the Middle East, most significant challenges and threats emanating from the ...


«Russia and China in the Middle East New Regional Order» Seminar

... context of the weakening role for the United States. For example, it was stated that the U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA does not automatically mean that the international agreements will disintegrate. Chinese experts underscored the important role of China in the development of the Middle East economies. In addition, the experts discussed the role of Russia and China in the post-conflict reconstruction in Syria, the opportunities to create industry in Syria and Iraq in situation of sanctions. Representatives from Russia Alexander ...


Germany’s Southern Сorridor to Greater Eurasia: Away from Warsaw towards Damascus

... benefits to Germany and other net contributor states. A historic opportunity is opening for Germany to re-enter the Middle East. From Berlin-Baghdad to Berlin-Damascus Anna Kuznetsova: Greater Eurasia: Perceptions from Russia, the European Union, and China Germany’s interest in the Middle East dates back to the turn of the 19th century. The Middle East was a region thirsting for investment in infrastructure and for industrial imports. The Berlin-Baghdad railway was planned to bring German industrial goods to new Middle Eastern markets ...


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

... means to U.S. Missile Defense deployments and radar systems in Poland and Romania, as well as in Japan, South Korea, and the Middle East. How might the 2013 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear accord with Iran impact U.S. Missile Defense ... ... Iran’s presumed nuclear weapons program and its missile program primarily justified those deployments. Can the U.S., Russia, China and Japan find ways to at least freeze North Korea’s nuclear missile capabilities through diplomacy rather than through ...


2016 – A Victory of Conservative Realism

... and competitors are abandoning. There is a risk of getting carried away or too much involved in the bottomless quagmire of Middle Eastern conflicts. A decisive victory is impossible there; a defeat is almost inevitable if we get bogged down in the region,... ... India and Iran. And naturally we should safeguard and develop our latest achievement—the de facto strategic union with China, especially in view of inevitable attempts by the new U.S. administration to make us estranged from each other. If we yet ...


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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