Search: Middle East,China (21 material)

 

The 8th International Meeting of Intellectuals takes Place in Pyatigorsk

... the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on politics and the economy. The participants of the conference also touched demographic, environmental, climatic, economic, and educational issues. In the framework of the regional issues, there was a discussion on China, the Middle East, Central Asia, and the situation in Afghanistan. On the RIAC side, the meeting was attended by: Dmitry Suslov, Deputy Director at the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, RIAC Member; Georgi Asatrian, Research Fellow ...

14.10.2021

Will There Be a China-Driven Evolution in Israel’s Strategy toward Iran?

... This author published an analysis in The Tehran Times in December 2020, part of which assessed how China would factor into Israel’s Middle East-wide conflict with Iran. The analysis forecast an Israeli strategy to engineer an overlap between China’s Middle East security vision and its own as regards Iran. This strategy would entail considerable tactical and diplomatic maneuvering to persuade Beijing, which upholds neutrality in foreign conflicts as a tenet of its foreign policy doctrine, that Israel’s ...

19.07.2021

RIAC and IPDS Video Seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

On July 16, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in cooperation with the Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS, Pakistan), held a video seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) On July 16, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), in cooperation with the Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS, Pakistan), held a video seminar on Russia’s Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Opening speeches were...

20.07.2020

Egypt-China Relations at the Present Stage

... mentioned, as well as the modernization of Egypt's infrastructure and the preparation for the launch of a large industrial project — an economic zone in the Suez Canal area. Shehab Al Makahleh, Maria Al Makahleh: 2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East Despite some positive trends, there is a serious challenge in Egyptian-Chinese relations that could negatively affect the interaction between the two countries — intensive cooperation between China and Ethiopia. In particular, Beijing provides Addis Ababa with financial and technological assistance in the construction of the Gilgel Gibe III Dam on the Omo River, as well as the Tekeze Dam. Egypt perceives Ethiopia's hydropower policies as ...

03.03.2020

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

... Tunisia, Israel) will be able to reduce their dependence on imports by developing alternative energy in their territory; The energy revolution could be a fertile ground for new potential opportunities in expanding cooperation between the countries of the Middle East with China, India, as well as with the European Union; at the same time, a decrease in the importance of the region in global energy will reduce the incentives for great powers to interfere in its affairs. Risks: Drop in oil and gas prices will be a serious ...

23.10.2019

Russian company, ROSATOM, constructing nuclear power plants worldwide to cut carbon emissions to help global environment

... peaceful purposes. This agreement known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has also received support from Russia and China. According to this agreement, economic sanctions would not be imposed against Iran while it pursues a nuclear energy program ... ... nuclear weapons. A nuclear armed Iran can pose a significant threat to states like Israel and Saudi Arabia, creating unrest in the Middle East, and destabilize the region. Would economic sanctions against Iran have a favorable outcome for the U.S.? What is ...

16.07.2019

US–Iran Conflict Would Strengthen China’s Position in the Middle East

... Indian Ocean geoindustrial policy . The prospect of China geoeconomic power in the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea mean opening the Indian Ocean to a new world of geoeconomic opportunities for China’s geo-industrial and geopolitical options. This means China’s Middle East trade and industry policy should be read as a geo-industrial foundation of a future geopolitics Ruslan Mamedov: Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East For Iran, wider questions about the Iranian economy all seem to have ...

06.06.2019

Prospects for Russia–China Cooperation in the Middle East

... diversifying international relations will allow them to stabilise political and socio-economic life. Russia has a wealth of experience in the region and directs considerable resources towards the development of diplomatic contacts and ensuring security in the Middle East. China, in turn, aims to develop economic ties with regional countries, becoming a key trading partner for them. What is more, the massive and strategically important China–Pakistan Economic Corridor leads right into the Middle East. All this notwithstanding,...

01.10.2018

RIAC at Track II High Level Paris Meeting on Security Issues in the Middle East Region

... Group is holding a high-level Track II meeting on security issues in the Middle East region. On September 23–25, 2018, in Paris, international political consultancy The Shaikh Group is holding a high-level Track II meeting on security issues in the Middle East region. The meeting is attended by former high-ranking diplomats and leading international experts from the United States, China, India, and a number of European countries. The aim of the discussion is comparative analysis of the perceptions of great powers on the general dynamics of development in the Middle East, most significant challenges and threats emanating from the ...

25.09.2018

«Russia and China in the Middle East New Regional Order» Seminar

... context of the weakening role for the United States. For example, it was stated that the U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA does not automatically mean that the international agreements will disintegrate. Chinese experts underscored the important role of China in the development of the Middle East economies. In addition, the experts discussed the role of Russia and China in the post-conflict reconstruction in Syria, the opportunities to create industry in Syria and Iraq in situation of sanctions. Representatives from Russia Alexander ...

17.05.2018
 

Poll conducted

  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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