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

... scope of the current security agenda, European experts generally do not see Moscow making any significant contribution to the future of the MENA In 2016-2019 an international consortium of think tanks and universities from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa carried out a large-scale research project “Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture: Mapping Geopolitical Shifts, Regional Order and Domestic Transformations”. One of the final results of the project was the report “Imagining ...

23.10.2019

HSE Hosts a Presentation of RIAC Reader Armies and Security in the Middle East and North Africa

... foreign media. On September 20, 2019, in Moscow, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the National Research University Higher School of Economics held a presentation of RIAC’s reader Armies and Security in the Middle East and North Africa. The event was attended by representatives of leading Russian research centers, government agencies, Russian and foreign media. The reader consists of articles that systematize information on the armies and security services of the states ...

24.09.2019

RIAC, ISPI, and Italian Foreign Ministry Discuss the Role for International Actors in MENA Crises

... tables. What Role for International Actors in MENA Crises.” The goal of the seminar is to exchange views of Russian and foreign experts regarding the role and influence of regional and international actors in major crises affecting the Middle East and North Africa. It is the second seminar RIAC is holding with ISPI and theMinistry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy within the preparation for the fifth annual International Conference “Mediterranean Dialogues”, that will be ...

12.09.2019

Military Power of the States of the Middle East and North Africa

RIAC Infographics “Military Power of the States of the Middle East and North Africa” infographics provides an opportunity to compare the size of the armed forces and the defense spending of the states of the region. The infographic provides data on major arms suppliers and key security partners for the Middle East and ...

28.08.2019

RIAC Hosts International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World»

The conference aimed at initiating an essential discussion on the multi-disciplinary topic among the experts in security and promotion of development, as well as the experts in specific countries and regions coming from Russia, the countries of the Middle East, Western Europe, and North America. On December 14-15, 2017, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted International Conference «Empowering Sustainability in a Fragile World». The conference was held by the international consortium...

19.12.2017

RIAC and International Crisis Group Hold a Seminar on Possible Security Architecture in the Middle East

On April 6, RIAC and International Crisis Group (ICG) held a joint workshop addressing issues of security and development in the Middle East and North Africa. The event was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Jost Hiltermann, Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa, ICG. The first session covered Middle Eastern actors’ stances in the regional conflicts, the ...

07.04.2017

Proposals on Building a Regional Security System in West Asia and North Africa

RIAC Working Paper #38/2017 This paper presents proposals on building a regional security system in West Asia and North Africa. The authors propose to use the term “West Asia” to facilitate new views and approaches on the existing problems and bring economic and geographical interaction to the forefront of the relations between the external and regional actors ...

06.04.2017

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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  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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