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The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... allowed Cairo to break the vicious circle of its dependence on imports and to cover its own demand for gas. Egypt now produces about 311 million cubic meters of gas and 700,000 barrels of oil daily (from the deposits in the Western Desert adjacent to Libya). However, in January 2020, gas production also started on Leviathan, the largest field in the Levant Basin located on Israel’s stretch of the shelf, and this marked the start of deliveries of Leviathan-produced gas to Egypt. Noble Energy, which ...

15.12.2020

After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean

RIAC and ISPI Joint Report RIAC and ISPI Joint Report This Report brings together experts and scholars in an effort to ponder on possible post-pandemic trends in the Southern Mediterranean. The aim is to help readers navigate the future of the Southern Mediterranean region, by offering new insights and guidance to regional and non-regional governments, civil society, and the public at large. After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean , 1.2 Mb

03.12.2020

The Deepening Crisis in Turkey-Egypt Relations

... establishing a totalitarian regime in Egypt, while Egypt blames Turkey for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization. In addition, the two have vastly different approaches to solving problems in Sudan, the Eastern Mediterranean, Syria and Libya. A Military Coup in Sudan Ivan Bocharov: Turkey’s Role in the Libyan Conflict On April 11, 2019, President of the Republic of Sudan Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in a military coup. He was charged by the International Criminal Court with several ...

13.10.2020

Recep Erdogan in a Russian Minefield

... balance of power of the warring parties dramatically, gives Azerbaijan false hope that the Nagorno-Karabakh can be resolved quickly through military means and, as a result, makes the signing of any peace agreement that much more difficult. Escalation in Libya . Turkey has been one of the main foreign actors in the Libyan Civil War from the very beginning. It was Turkish intervention that prevented Marshal Khalifa Haftar from capturing Tripoli. But if Ankara continues to internationalize the Libyan conflict ...

02.10.2020

Turkish Hegemony in the Mediterranean Likely to Create a Mess in the Region

... of an Ottoman dream. Turkey has been gearing up for combat on a series of fronts that could have serious repercussions in the case of any backfire of these bold war fronts under current Turkey's economic challenges. Turkey has been locking horns in Libya with Egypt, where Khalifa Haftar has a strong backing of its alliance. In case of any conflict in Libya, it could be a major catastrophe that will engage Turkey in proxies for many years to come. Ivan Bocharov: Turkey’s Role in the Libyan Conflict ...

24.08.2020

Russia’s Game on the Libyan Field: From Gaddafi to Haftar

In the final analysis, Russia has succeeded in beating both Cairo and Abu Dhabi in the game they played on the Libyan field and pushing them out of their central positions Russia’s Libyan strategy has been rather contradictory since the 2011 February revolution in the country. Yet the Kremlin’s refusal to back any one party to the conflict, its constant ...

12.08.2020

Online Seminar “Assessing the Middle East conflicts (Lebanon, Iraq and Libya). View from Russia and Israel” Organized by RIAC and Center for Political Research MFA of Israel

The seminar was divided into two sessions: "Political instability in Lebanon and Iraq: View from Russia and Israel" and "Libya: between Turkey, Egypt and others?" On July 28, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, with the support of the Embassy of Israel in Russia ...

30.07.2020

Will Erdogan's Adventures Hurt Russian Soft Power?

... (Ottoman) possessions. Thus, he has named as legitimate targets vast areas of present-day Syria, Iraq, Greece, its Aegean Islands, and Cyprus. Erdogan's self-declared ambitions help us call Turkey's military interventions - in Northern Syria, Northern Iraq, Libya, and the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus - by their proper name: expansionism contrary to International Law. Nevertheless, Ankara presents itself and its policies as “in accordance with International Law.” Similarly, in another ...

24.07.2020

The Fight for Libya. Emirates Policy Center Webinar

On July 22, 2020, the Emirates Policy Center hosted a webinar "The Fight for Libya", attended by experts and former diplomats from the United States, Great Britain, Turkey, and Russia, as well as by about 80 participants from the Middle East region. On July 22, 2020, the Emirates Policy Center hosted a webinar " The ...

24.07.2020
 

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    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  
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