Search: Russia,USA,Terrorism (17 materials)

 

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace

... ‘legitimate’ and ‘illegitimate’ governments, numerous militias, terrorist groups, and foreign military contingents, which constitute the covert and overt tools of a new kind of geopolitical rivalry. As a result, the region remains a source of violence and terrorism, dramatic national upheavals, humanitarian catastrophes on a global scale, and waves of migration. The price of revolutions, the resultant devastation and foreign interference proved too high and relapses cannot be ruled out. Source: Valdai ...

11.07.2019

Middle East: Everyone for Himself

... establish some form of NATO in the Middle East are doomed to failure. Eventually I don’t see any streamlined collective security system in the Middle East. The 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 this is very important. Syria has always been at the crossroads of trade in the Middle East. Now it is necessary for everything there to stabilize. Judging by conversations ...

27.02.2019

Syrian Surprises

The Mutating Inter-Relations among the Key Actors in the Syrian Conflict: Russia, the United States, Turkey, Iran and Israel The Syrian crisis continues to bring new surprises. Analysts are becoming ... ... hand, as we have already mentioned above, it makes sense to the radical Islamists and jihadists, which number in the tens of thousands in Idlib (Gen. [retired] Amos Yadlin, Director of Israel’s Institute of National Security Studies and former Head of ...

04.10.2018

Interview to British Channel 4

... legitimate government that is also the government responsible for killing of hundreds of thousands of its own citizens, making millions homeless. “A gas killing animal”, as... ... what we call Astana Process, Astana Format. The Syrian government, given the fact that Russia, Iran cooperate with Turkey on the basis of decisions, which lead to de-escalation... ... of his country. He is protecting his country and in a broader sense the region from terrorism, which was really about a couple of weeks from taking over Damascus in September...

02.07.2018

Islamic State after ISIS. Colonies without Metropole or Cyber Activism?

... and Pakistan, tackling the tensions in the Korean Peninsula, preventing the destabilization of Egypt (the world’s largest Arab country), combating the growth of Sunni militancy in West Africa, and numerous other issues. Ad hoc Relations for Ad hoc Terrorism. Interview with Kathleen Hicks, Kim Cragin and Olga Oliker Among other things, you are an expert in the Cold War. At present, Russia and the USA are experiencing a period of tensions in their relationship. In your opinion, what should be done in order to overcome these challenges and mend fences? For those of us who remember the Cold War, and have studied the development of Russia–US relations ...

13.02.2018

A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

A Report of the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program and the Russian International Affairs Council A Report of the CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program and ... ... fields: economics, energy, the Arctic, Euro-Atlantic security, the Middle East, strategic stability, cybersecurity, and countering terrorism and extremism. The report offer concrete, actionable recommendations in each area. Contributors : Heather A. Conley,...

02.11.2017

Open Letter to President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin

Authors: Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor S. Ivanov, Sam Nunn Dear President Putin and President Trump, The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War. In the absence of new initiatives, the knot ... ... ISIS and other terrorist groups from acquiring nuclear and radiological materials through a joint initiative to prevent WMD terrorism . There is an urgent need to cooperate on securing vulnerable radioactive materials that could be used to produce a ...

27.06.2017

ISIS: Turning the Corner or Turning Around?

... allegedly intensified. The reason for said intensification, though, was essentially as a reaction after the involvement of the Russians, who started their own air campaign on Syrian territories. There is no denying, indeed, that air attacks from western ... ... prominent terrorist leaders such as Al-Baghdadi seem amazingly successful at this hide and seek game. It is impossible to forget how Usama Bin Laden evaded - admittedly with surprising effectiveness - the best efforts of the intelligence services of half the ...

28.11.2016

Ad hoc Relations for Ad hoc Terrorism

On 25, April 2016 RIAC in cooperation with CSIS held a seminar “Russia-US Cooperation on Building Regional Security”. As participants discussed the ongoing international crises and fight against terrorism, website editor Mariya Smekalova asked Kathleen Hicks (Center for Strategic and International Studies), Kim Cragin (National Defense University) and Olga Oliker (CSIS) three short security-related questions. Is social media only a trigger ...

29.04.2016

Western Democracy Is on Trial, More than Any Time Since WWII

... noted in “The End of History,” the end of the Cold War marked the end of thousands of years of ideological struggle, and the spread of Western Democratic capitalist... ... regional refugee and economic policies. In France, a rising far-right party funded by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government may possibly come to control France... ... pressures of EU policy, as racial, ethnic, and religious tension, fears of Islamic terrorism, nativism, and demagogues become ever more commonplace, it is terrifying to...

17.04.2016
 

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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