Search: Iran,China,Russia (34 materials)

 

Settling the Syrian Conflict Amid the Ukrainian Crisis: Political Economy Perspective

... be key in resolving the Syrian crisis. Economic reintegration may prove to be a catalyst for the peace process. This working paper presents a political economy model for the settlement of the situation in Syria. The author explores the positions of Russia, Iran and China in Syria and their points of interaction. Possible scenarios for the development of the situation in Syria are analysed in detail, as are the modalities of the impact of the Ukraine crisis on the configuration of external actors of the Syrian conflict....

04.10.2022

Ukrainian Crisis. Who Has the Upper Hand?

... these differences may fade into the background. In any case, Iran has a chance to take advantage of the situation. Such a development of events precludes the formation of a coalition among countries under sanctions, which theoretically could include China, Russia, Iran and Venezuela. China will cooperate with all three, but not to the detriment of relations with the West. All in all, the new stage of the Ukrainian crisis will have global consequences. For some, it will bring short and medium-term costs, and very ...

16.03.2022

Results of 2021: Sanctions Policy

... Washington is still the largest instigator of sanctions, and the restrictive measures taken by the Americans are the most dangerous for business. The change of administration in the United States has resulted in adjustments to the policy of sanctions against Russia, China and Iran. The EU’s toolkit of restrictive measures has been gradually developing, although there have been no significant breakthroughs. Belarus can be directly called the “target country” of the year. The level of sanctions levied against Minsk by ...

30.12.2021

US’ Hyperbolic China, Russia, Iran Statements Show Outdated Foreign Policy

... international problems rather than on foreign adversaries Last week, CNBC published an op-ed piece by Frederick Kempe, a prominent US analyst and journalist. The author argues that in 2022 the US will have to focus on confronting the challenges coming from China, Russia and Iran. He suggests that these three nations will likely try to make use of the perceived US foreign policy weakness, which the recent American withdrawal from Afghanistan demonstrated in the most explicit way. Frederick Kempe also suggests that there is ...

23.12.2021

Iran in the SCO: a Forced “Look East” Strategy and an Alternative World Order

... sanctions policy has become a very popular instrument in international relations. Restrictions imposed by Western governments are becoming less and less predictable each year, since the internal political situation is the key factor. In the future, China, Russia and other countries may face similar pressure measures that are now used against Iran. In this regard, Tehran is in the “vanguard”, exploring new pilot approaches. So far, circumventing sanctions has proved difficult and time-consuming, although there has been some progress in this area. Finally, the key prospect for the SCO is ...

11.10.2021

What Does NATO Withdrawal from Afghanistan Mean for Regional Actors?

... The NATO withdrawal creates significant hurdles for regional stability and a power vacuum in Central Asia. There are several players, both internal and external, who are seeking to fill the void left by the Americans and their allies. Pakistan, India, Iran, Turkey, China and Russia seem poised to play the next “ great game ” in the so-called “ graveyard of empires ”. Some of these states have a vested interest in the stability of Afghanistan to ensure regional security and foster economic interests as well as mitigate ...

26.07.2021

A State or a Person? Who Are the ‘Smart Sanctions’ Against?

... player in the international arena, even targeted sanctions will affect state interests When experts and media publications discuss the issue of sanctions, they often say that they are against a particular country. We often hear about sanctions against Russia, Iran, China, or retaliatory measures against the US, EU and other countries. At the same time, given the specifics of modern sanctions, there is an increasingly widespread use of so-called “pin-point”, “targeted” or “smart” sanctions. If in the ...

04.02.2021

Biden's Sanctions Policy. The First Steps

... list includes the pipe-laying ship Fortuna, as well as its owner, KVT-RUS. Ivan Timofeev: Strategic Rivalry: Prospects for Russian-American Relations in the New US Political Cycle Such targeted measures are routine, quite expected and likely. The Treasury will routinely expand “black lists” in other key areas of the sanctions policy—Iran, North Korea, Cuba, China, as well as functional topics—terrorism, the fight against drug trafficking, human rights, etc. However, all these restrictions ...

02.02.2021

USA vs. JCPOA: How Can Russia and China Respond?

... Chinese sea carrier COSCO Shipping Tanker and a number of other companies. Russia can come up with a more active policy. Relations between Moscow and Washington have been rock bottom for a long time. In the doctrinal documents of the United States, Russia, China and Iran are placed on the same level: as authoritarian and aggressive countries. There are very large-scale sanctions against Russia. Rosoboronexport and a number of defence industry enterprises have already been blocked by the US Treasury under the Syrian ...

02.10.2020

The Importance of Ending the Arms Embargo: What Is Iran's Plan?

... Bastion Coastal Defense Missile System and the T-90 tank from Russia. Iran has also reportedly held talks with China to buy the G-10C fighter, the FD-2000 air defense missile systems, the LY-80 systems, and the automatic air defense system. According to Iran, Russia and China will be cautious about arms sales, as well as quite reluctant to confront the US. Moscow and Beijing know that the US is sensitive to this issue, and even if the arms embargo is lifted, the US will apply unilateral sanctions. Violating these sanctions,...

16.07.2020
 

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