Search: Middle East,European Union,USA,Syria,Russia (7 materials)

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... succeed in combating the consequences of military conflicts in the Middle East during a pandemic The question of the political and ... ... more dangerous than the USSR-US confrontation. Andrey Kortunov: Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Achievements and Limitations ... ... crumbling, yet interconnected world. “Old” internal conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen, new-type protest movements demanding a ... ... the market, was delivered to the port of Tartus. Although the European Union expressed its support for the UN Secretary General’s ...

26.05.2020

Andrea Dessì: the EU and Russia Share Much Potential for Cooperation in the Middle East

... West, including Europe, are on the losing side of the conflict in Syria and this automatically limits leverage During the 11 th EU–Russia Expert Network on Foreign Policy (EUREN) meeting , Andrea Dessì, Senior Fellow within IAI's Mediterranean and Middle East Program, who spoke at the event, discussed with the ... ... process very closely. There are multiple reasons as to why the European Union has limited influence over this situation. The EU ... ... of a risk. The main priority now is to resolve the issue for thousands of ISIS fighters and affiliates, as well as wives and children ...

06.11.2019

Per Aspera ad Pax

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace The second decade ... ... 21st century began with a string of explosive protests in the Middle East and North Africa. The region has become a source of ... ... region. The conflict in Syria unfolded in a historical period when Russia–U.S. relations were slowly, but surely, deteriorating ... ... Damascus and its allies. Apart from political considerations, the refusal to cooperate directly with the Syrian government is justified ...

14.10.2019

Political Weight or Economic Dividends: New Role for Russia in the Middle East?

The main issue for Moscow in the Middle East in the years ahead will be the implementation of a shift from a military-political ... ... other words from risk based approach to opportunity-oriented Since the start of the Russian military operation in Syria in 2015, the configuration of political forces in the Middle East began to undergo... ... diversify their ties does not mean a lack of desire to cooperate with the EU and the USA. Regional elites can use their contacts with Moscow to get greater benefits from...

21.08.2019

Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice

Iran in the Middle East: Regional Spoiler or Stakeholder? Iran’s critical ... ... Middle East is indisputable. No matter what we discuss — the Syrian settlement, state-building in Iraq, civil war in Yemen or ... ... solution. Of course, Iran’s friends and partners, including Russia, argue the opposite. All these disagreements notwithstanding,... ... the region and is in any case not prepared to establish any causal effect between these matters and the implementation of the ...

13.05.2019

Russia: the Power Broker in the Middle East?

Russia and its partners can arguably win the war, but they cannot win the peace in Syria Historically, the Middle East has never been a Russia’s strategic priority comparable to Europe, the North-East Pacific or even the Central Asia.... ... two states; each of the parties tries to pull Moscow to its side of the conflict. The risks of alienating either Teheran or Jerusalem, or even both of them, are on the rise. Finally, if Damascus finally has a complete military victory and regains control ...

22.11.2018

Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

Relations between the U.S. and Russia appear to be almost at the point of no return ... ... impact domestic politics and popular attitudes. Accusations of interference in the electoral systems raise ... ... security concerns and disputes revolving around NATO and European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea ... ... April 2017, the U.S. fired 59 cruise missiles at Syrian airbase on grounds that the Syrian military ... ... Romania, as well as in Japan, South Korea, and the Middle East. How might the 2013 Joint Comprehensive ...

28.06.2017

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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