Search: Middle East (262 materials)

 

Is Israel Taking Advantage of a Longtime Strategic Partner for Russia?

... latter part is far from the truth. Russo-Israeli relations had been improving for decades before Netanyahu entered the Israeli political scene. Primakov’s Mission: Laying the Foundations for Russo-Israeli Relations Yuri Barmin: Russia and Israel: The Middle Eastern Vector of Relations The “founder” of improving Russo-Israeli relations, Yevgeny Primakov, made a point (almost a mission) of maintaining some type of relationship between the two countries. Since the 1967 Arab-Israeli War all the way ...

18.04.2019

UK–Russia Security Relations: Talking To, Not Past Each Other

... fruitful areas from the first round, and this third iteration used those previous discussions as a basis for four workshops on the most pressing security issues: the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty; organised crime and terrorism; the Middle East; and cyber security. Certainly, the four roundtables that RUSI and RIAC hosted on these sensitive but salient security issues brought out some contentious views, but also revealed plenty of scope for practical agreement. The UK and Russian ...

05.04.2019

Key Challenges in U.S.-Russian Relations: Are Collaborative Approaches Possible?

... Affairs Council (RIAC) has brought together a distinguished group of U.S. and Russian experts to address prospects for cooperation in three areas that play an outsized role in U.S.-Russia relations: European security, the conflict in Ukraine, and the Middle East. Each paper in this series is co-authored by an American and a Russian expert. We asked each author pair to think creatively about ways in which Washington and Moscow could work together to address the risks that each issue poses to regional ...

27.03.2019

Review of New Book KUSHNER INC. - Greed. Ambition. Corruption. by Vicky Ward

INTERVIEW Review of the New Book Kushner Inc. – Greed, Ambition, Corruption. Q. You are the top non-fiction reviewer that we know of, with over 2,500 reviews posted across 97 categories of non-fiction. Last month we did an interview entitled “Understanding Donald Trump and the White House: A few books” (Tehran Times, 13 February 2019). Two years ago you did the first book review essay on the man himself, “UNHINGED? Donald Trump, His Family, His Appointees, & Everyone Else” (San Francisco Review of...

27.03.2019

High-Level Second Track Meeting in Berlin Discusses Situation in Syria and Yemen

On February 24-26, 2019, Berlin is hosting a regular high-level “second track” meeting on security issues in the Middle East region; meetings in this format are regularly held by The Shaikh Group, an international political consulting agency. On February 24-26, 2019, Berlin is hosting a regular high-level “second track” meeting on security issues in the Middle ...

03.03.2019

Middle East: Everyone for Himself

Chairman of the PIR Center Council Lt-Gen Yevgeny Buzhinsky (Ret.) speaks on the prospects for a collective security system in the Middle East, regional divergences and the influence of external forces in an interview with www.valdaiclub.com on the sidelines of the Valdai Club’s Middle East Conference. Chairman of the PIR Center Council Lt-Gen Yevgeny Buzhinsky (Ret.) speaks ...

27.02.2019

Washington Hosts the Sixth Meeting of the US-Russia Dialog on the Middle East

On February 21–23, 2019, Washington, DC, hosted the sixth meeting of the U.S.-Russia Middle East Dialogue group, organized by Washington Middle East Institute in partnership with Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the U.S. Department of Defense. On February 21–23, 2019, Washington, DC, hosted the sixth meeting of ...

25.02.2019

Meeting with the Shaikh Group Consultancy Management

... by the CEO Salman Shaikh visited Russian International Affairs Council. In the course of the meeting the sides discussed issues of resolving conflict situations in Syria and Yemen, the role of regional players and great powers in the evolution of the Middle East region, and possibility of preparing joint proposals for creating a new security system in the Middle East by specialized expert organizations from Russia, the USA, China, India, and European countries.

06.02.2019
 

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
For business
For researchers
For students