Search: International security,Middle East (31 material)

 

Russia and Pakistan in the Middle East: Approaches to Security in the Gulf

... Strategic Vision Institute Report #50 / 2020 This report is the result of a collaborative study performed by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Strategic Vision Institute (SVI). The dynamics that both Russia and Pakistan face from the Middle East and the Persian Gulf are of particular importance in identifying areas where the strategic and diplomatic interests of both countries converge. This report includes two papers authored by RIAC experts, Julia Roknifard and Grigory Lukyanov,...

12.03.2020

A Crisis Management Mechanism in the Middle East Is Needed More Than Ever

Iran and the Arab states of the Gulf would gain from taking control over their security interests The beginning of 2020 was marked by yet another major crisis in the Middle East region. The crisis culminated with the US elimination of General Qasem Soleimani and could have slipped towards direct military confrontation between the US and Iran — with unpredictable consequences not just for the MENA region but also ...

12.02.2020

The Answer to West Asia’s Recurring Wars Is Greater Regional Security Dialogue and Ownership

... backing from at least two permanent members of the UN Security Council — Russia and China — while Iran is busy working to build support for the initiative in the region. Shehab Al Makahleh, Maria Al Makahleh: 2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East The Emir of Qatar visited Iran for the first time during the recent crisis, calling for de-escalation and regional dialogue. Other regional states are also on record stressing the need for a genuine inclusive regional process that aims to ...

22.01.2020

RIAC at Doha Forum 2019

On December 14–15, 2019, Doha (Qatar) hosted Doha Forum 2019, one of the most ambitious and representative international conferences regularly held in the Middle East region. As usual, the Forum was attended by current and former statesmen, diplomats and businessmen, international experts and civil society leaders. On December 14–15, 2019, Doha (Qatar) hosted Doha Forum 2019, one of the most ambitious ...

17.12.2019

Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

... Turkish experts in the field of International Relations on the relationship between the two sides with a focus on key areas for cooperation. The report provides an analysis of bilateral economic ties between the two countries, strategic challenges in the Middle East, regional issues related to the Black Sea and the Caucasus and the development of a Eurasian transport corridor. Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations , 1.7 Mb

12.12.2019

Annual Forum of European and Mediterranean Think Tanks in Rome

The Forum was attended by the leaders of more than sixty organizations from Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, doing research on foreign affairs. On December 5, 2019, another annual Euro-Med Think Tank Forum was held in Rome. The Forum was attended by the leaders of more than sixty organizations from Europe, the Middle East, and ...

09.12.2019

RIAC at Eastern Mediterranean Security Conference in Cadenabbia (Italy)

... event was attended by representatives of the expert and diplomatic communities of Russia, Germany, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, etc. Within the six sessions of the conference, the participants discussed the post-conflict period in Syria and the new Middle East security architecture, regional and global consequences of US sanctions against Iran, mobilization based on identity, proxy war and alliances: Saudi-Iranian rivalry and the future of war and peace in the Middle East East, the rise of Russia ...

22.11.2019

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

Beyond the scope of the current security agenda, European experts generally do not see Moscow making any significant contribution to the future of the MENA In 2016-2019 an international consortium of think tanks and universities from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa carried out a large-scale research project “Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture: Mapping Geopolitical Shifts, Regional Order and Domestic Transformations”. One of the final results of the project was the ...

23.10.2019

The Astana Model: Methods and Ambitions of Russian Political Action

Unlike the United States, Russia cannot “withdraw” from the region without creating a range of new security problems for itself Russian performance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region can arguably qualify as one of the most spectacular foreign policy success stories of President Vladimir Putin and his team in recent times. With relatively modest investments in blood and treasure, Moscow has ...

15.10.2019

HSE Hosts a Presentation of RIAC Reader Armies and Security in the Middle East and North Africa

..., Russian and foreign media. On September 20, 2019, in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the National Research University Higher School of Economics held a presentation of RIAC’s reader Armies and Security in the Middle East and North Africa. The event was attended by representatives of leading Russian research centers, government agencies, Russian and foreign media. The reader consists of articles that systematize information on the armies and security services ...

24.09.2019
 

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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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