Search: Hezbollah,Israel (6 materials)

What Do the Syrian People Expect from Russia?

... regime is “avoiding” both at home and abroad, particularly in the process of change or reform, or the settlement process and the requirements of UN Resolution No. 2254, the pressures that the regime faces concerning its relationship with Iran and Hezbollah, its concerns about the relationships between Russia, Turkey and Israel, and what Russia could do to dismantle the deep sources that threaten the Syrian authorities as a consequence of the war. Nine: A Matter of Hope Perhaps the biggest challenge or concern facing the Syrian people is to understand the Russian vision ...


Looking for Options: The Israeli Establishment and the Syrian Conflict

... Israel, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been confrontational towards Israel by aiding and abetting Hezbollah in Lebanon as well as being the conduit by which Iranian weapons are transferred to Hezbollah and other Shi‘a militias. Both Iran and Hezbollah, in Israel’s view, are respectively state and substate actors that are a threat to its national security. For the same reason, Israel also views Syria as a national security threat. The Israeli establishment was clearly expecting the al-Assad government ...


The Lebanese Front

... north. The conflict is characterized by hostile rhetoric, as well as by the individual operations that the two sides carry out, including those in Syria. Russia’s active policy in Syria, and the fact that the country maintains contacts with both Israel and Hezbollah, means that it has become involved in the conflict between the two actors, underscoring the need to carve out a flexible policy that serves its own interests. The Syrian crisis is a nexus of numerous regional conflicts. A number of parties – ...


Mr. Netanyahu in Dire Straits

... after the Arab Spring, the area around Israel is volatile, which precludes any sort of political activity. The Iranian issue remains of paramount importance for Israel, thousands or maybe even dozens of thousands of the latest missiles targeted by the Hezbollah against northern Israel from Lebanon, as well as the threat of shelling from the Gaza Strip. The Israeli security establishment is also worried by developments in Jordan, Egypt and especially Syria. Major changes in international relations are not likely, Russia included....


Lebanon in the Crosshairs of Jihadism

... of external factors hinder the achievement of success in the presidential elections (the next, 21st attempt has been scheduled for April 2, 2015) and an effective discussion of electoral reform. These factors include, among others, incidents between Hezbollah and the Israeli, as well as new anti-Lebanon border provocations, namely violations of the Lebanese airspace by a drone and of its territorial waters by an Israeli gunboat ( NNA , 11.03.2015 11:35 , 11.03.2015 21:50 ). Opportunities for cooperation between Russia ...


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  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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