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Russia's approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with emphasis on the “Deal of the Century”

... States. Russia's approach to Israeli-Palestinian conflict with emphasis on "deal of the century" Before discussing Russia's approach to the conflict, let´s briefly discuss the century deal that Trump designed. US officials assure President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan demands the eventual creation of a Palestinian state with its capital in portions of East Jerusalem. Ending speculation about whether his administration, in preparing a proposal without the contribution of Palestinian leaders, would ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... against the US and play its own geopolitical games freely and independently. Besides, Ankara made it clear that it is ready to play a «bigger» and more significant role in regional affairs than ever. Conclusions The expected re-election of US President Donald Trump will continue to have profound implications on the Middle East, and the inability to predict Western actions in the region and the profound absence of a coherent policy will affect regional actors such as Turkey, Iran and Israel. Thus, the Gulf is slated to explode even without war on Iran because the ...


Annergret Kramp-Karrenbauer and her revolutionary foreign policy objectives for Germany

... ceding a strategically vital country to Russia and Iran. Moreover, Trump’s one-sided termination of JCPOA and annihilation of INF treaty without confirmation of the other members of NATO has put the NATO on the brink of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and Europe. It is obvious that NATO can no longer secure the essential security interests of its member states due to diverging interests of its members. Once AKK said if NATO cannot protect the essential security interests of its members,...


The Syrian Crisis Is Now Russia’s to Resolve

... for Moscow. The withdrawal of American forces from Syria is said to be a gift to Russia. As the sole power from outside the Middle East with military forces and political influence in Syria, Russia may indeed become the security manager in that country.... ... long been observed that Americans create problems both when they move into foreign countries and when they leave. President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the US’s Kurdish allies certainly invited the Turks to intervene on a larger scale than ...


Syria after the Turkish invasion

... Eastern Europe or Taiwan it could be misinterpreted as an invitation by Putin and Xi and could lead to threatening situations even between the major powers. However, the main concern was: Putin is portrayed as the winner and new ordering power for the Middle East and the Greater Middle East. So as a kind of supplier for international security as Karaganovlike to see it..Civilians are pictured fleeing Ras al Ain town, Syria on October 9, 2019. © Reuters / Rodi SaidI guess the Russians are now trying ...


Trump's Double Toe Loop

The wave of violence caused by Trump’s decision will be difficult to stop, as the U.S. President does not back down from his word The recent decision of President Donald Trump with regard to Jerusalem is just one more surprise in the endless series of surprises in the Middle East. Numerous analysts overlook the fact that there are actually two separate parts to the decision, which has proved fateful for the Middle East. It is a double toe loop. The first part is about recognizing the whole of Jerusalem as the capital ...


Washington and Moscow: Confrontation or Cooperation?

... ongoing media frenzy, America seems deeply divided over whether to pursue a hard line with Russia or to cooperate with it. With Donald Trump favoring the latter course, Moscow “voted” for him in the 2016 elections. But the Kremlin’s cybernetic interference ... ... question of US future policies remains open. Seeking answers requires a fundamental reexamination of Washington’s 21st century Middle East wars, where at every turn Russian-American relations formed the hidden context. The story began in 2001-2002, when ...


How Obama’s Legacy in the Middle East is Shaping Trump’s Policy

Donald Trump reserves the right to change his policy towards the Middle East Three months of Donald Trump’s presidency have wreaked havoc with American foreign policy that has been traditionally quite resilient despite ambitions of every new Administration. President Trump’s team has produced policy statements that contradict one another ...


2016 – Contours of the New Reality

... for a long time in response to moderate election platforms and routine rhetoric from the entrenched establishment. Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election became symbols of these changes. The referendum in Great Britain ... ... relations are unlikely to improve dramatically in the next year. The trends of the past few years continued to prevail in the Middle East in 2016. The first of them is the consolidation of the role of regional powers, primarily Iran and Turkey. The second ...


Jiri Valenta: Deal-maker Trump Will Likely Choose Persuasion

... around the world, increasingly including our country. And they don’t need any weapons. Just yesterday 18-year old Somali at Ohio State University attacked his fellow students with a car and butcher knife and injured several. Vasily Kuznetsov: Donald Trump Will Create a “Window Of Opportunity” In the Middle East Even before his inauguration, the president-elect should present Putin with proposals for a joint Syrian policy. As our small institute proposed in BESA (Center for Strategic Studies of Bar llan University) paper, they should include: a) the ...


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