Search: NATO,Russia,Middle East (11 materials)

 

Annergret Kramp-Karrenbauer and her revolutionary foreign policy objectives for Germany

... been chosen and dictated by Uncle Sam and Germany ought to pursue the footsteps of NATO in general and the United States in particular. Since, AKK turn out to be the leader... ... Turkey despite the warnings of the NATO other members, decided to reach a deal with Russia to purchase Russian made S-400 defense system. Furthermore, the country against... ... the other members of NATO has put the NATO on the brink of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and Europe. It is obvious that NATO can no longer secure the essential security...

04.12.2019

Russia’s Comeback Isn’t Stopping With Syria

... order was complete. The takeover of Crimea and support for separatism in Donbass did not presage a policy of reconquering Eastern Europe, as many in the West feared, but it clearly set Ukraine and other former Soviet republics off limits to any future NATO enlargement. The security buffer was back. If the use of force in Ukraine, from the Kremlin’s standpoint, was essentially defensive, Russia’s intervention in Syria in 2015 was a risky gambit to decide geopolitical outcomes in the Middle East — a famously treacherous area for outsiders vacated by the Soviet Union at the time of the Persian Gulf war of 1991. Since then, the results of the military operation and diplomatic maneuvering have not only confounded early critics but ...

19.11.2019

The End of Multilateral Diplomacy?

... the Hobbes “struggle of all against all” awaits us, writes Alexander Grushko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. To this day, Russia is a convinced supporter of multilateral approaches. We are obliged to this by our status ... ... interests are not countable. Contrary to the objective interests of maintaining peace and stability on the European continent, NATO and its individual member countries, under the far-fetched pretext of “threatening from the East”, is intensifying militarization ...

24.05.2019

Middle East: Everyone for Himself

... 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... ... accept a role as second in command. For this reason, US plans to establish some form of NATO in the Middle East are doomed to failure. Eventually I don’t see any streamlined... ... main goal today is to end the conflict in Syria and embark on economic recovery there. Russia will not be able to do this single-handedly but from the viewpoint of the future...

27.02.2019

The United States, Russia, and Europe in 2018

... Away at Four Gordian Knots. CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report In October 2018, a select group of Russian and American experts met at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. Their meeting, convened ... ... useful to all parties. At a minimum, it would be necessary to define what the “substantial” combat forces mentioned in the NATO-Russia Founding Act look like. Moreover, new weapons and military technologies must be integrated and geographical constraints ...

12.11.2018

Russia and Turkey: Approaches to Regional Security in the Middle East

... Turkey’s relations with the U.S. and individual EU member states. The country’s NATO membership and the maintenance of nuclear weapons on its soil were once again called... ... this rumor was subsequently denied) [ 20 ]. Another important nuclear issue in the Middle East was Iran’s nuclear program. The signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan... ... Iran and the P5+1 on 14 July 2015 was a major breakthrough. The agreement reflects Russia’s position as a participant in the negotiation process regarding the Iranian...

15.10.2018

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 Relations between the U.S. and ... ... election interference. These include security concerns and disputes revolving around NATO and European Union enlargement, Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine,... ... and radar systems in Poland and Romania, as well as in Japan, South Korea, and the Middle East. How might the 2013 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear accord...

28.06.2017

Countering the threats from the Middle East

... Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe Position Paper The context Large swathes of the Middle East have collapsed into a state of violence, chaos and division, causing unimaginable... ... – we believe that the countries of the Greater Europe area including Turkey and Russia should cooperate on the basis of their common interests. These three issues and... ... Position Paper regarding the need to work on a Memorandum of Understanding between NATO and the Russian Federation on the Rules of Behaviour for the Safety of Air and...

04.05.2016

Is the US Afraid of Russia?

How Washington sees the reinforcement of the Russian Armed Forces The Russian military operation in Syria has caused a very painful ... ... Новости / Дмитрий Виноградов Irina Zviagelskaya: Russia in a Changing Middle East The tonality of Breedlove’s statement and its interpretation by many... ... Mediterranean, Moscow pursues a strategy of “contesting the sea aimed against the NATO navy” and wishes to be able to “ threaten fleets in the region and...

17.12.2015

Following the Downing of its Su-24 Russia Changes the Rules of the Game in Syria

The incident that occurred in the skies over Syria when a Turkish F-16 shot down a Russian Su-24 got the whole world talking about how close we came to an all-out conflict in the Middle East. Some commentators have suggested that today we are closer to an open conflict between Russia and NATO than ever before since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Quite surprisingly while Russia watchers have insisted that if a conflict between the alliance and Moscow is to erupt it will take place in Eastern Europe, yet now it’s the Middle East ...

30.11.2015
 

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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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