Search: Middle East,Society (3 materials)

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

... number of external experts. The authors of the report emphasize that they tried to take into account various points of view, including pro-government and opposition politicians, public officials, diplomats, members of security forces, experts, civil society activists, members of the private sector. In addition to respondents from the Middle East and North Africa and the corresponding foreign diasporas, the authors sought to include the views of experts from Europe, Russia, China, and the US. The sociological survey included expert polls, in-depth face-to-face interviews, focus group ...


Imperatives of Neomodernism for the Middle East

... implementing all the elements into a single narrative, and this represents its greatest potential. There is little doubt that inventing such a narrative arbitrarily from without is less than likely, and its emergence will be the finale of the present Middle East drama. However, since the problems have to be solved by means of this narrative, we can distinguish certain aspects of the latter. Obviously, the first such problem is what V. Naumkin called curing the “ diseases of society ” that push young people to radical ideologies. Accordingly, the question arises: What do young men and women that travel to the Islamic State seek? The answer is not a riddle wrapped up in an enigma. If the request for change in the Arab ...


Premodernism revisited

... certain society. This very narrative is driving us to give voluntary consent to subjugation that everyone feels when existing in a society. It seems relevant to always have clear-cut grounds for sacrificing some of one's liberty. However, the postmodernist ... ... an answer, but instead offers permanent interference into one's privacy. Vasily Kuznetsov: The Middle East: Postmodernism Is Over By turning to the science of ethology we see that legitimization and trust make up the basics ...


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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