Search: Syria,Elections (8 materials)

Elections in Syria: Forgetting Old Resentments?

... Martini made an official visit to Riyadh to participate in the work of the World Tourism Organisation Committee for the Middle East. Alexey Khlebnikov: New US Administration Approach to Syria: How Different Could It Be? The results of the presidential elections in Syria once again remind the Arab states that they will have to work with Bashar al-Assad and his government. Obviously, Damascus is ready to forget old grievances. Among other things, Arab nationalist rhetoric is extremely important for the ruling Baath ...

09.06.2021

Looking Back to Singapore on the Road to Helsinki

... place just five short months from now. As Moscow refuses to acknowledge that any interference took place in the presidential elections and has no intention of signing up to any unilateral commitments, such an accord will have to come in the form of a ... ... non-interference. This is not a simple task, but it is possible. Second, the sides could draw up some kind of framework document on Syria. This is particularly relevant as Trump is not especially interested in Syria and has been threatening to wrap up the U....

05.07.2018

Ex-Russian Foreign Minister Hopes US Policy on Syria Will Change After Elections

President of the Russian International Affairs Council and former Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov has expressed a hope that Washington's policy on Syria will change after the US presidential election. "In recent months, we can see that US diplomacy is controlled by internal political battles and its decisions are primarily motivated by the results of the upcoming election. The most obvious ...

01.11.2016

Ode to Empire: Russian Lawmaker Lambasts Clinton's Article on US Exceptionalism

... discourages our friends." Kosachev retorted that "the most incredible thing is that this is not hypocrisy, because a possible US President really believes in what she is saying, even after [the events] in former Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya and Syria." Additionally, he pointed to the extract in the article where Clinton claims that "Russia and China can't begin to compare" when it comes to America's "network of alliances, built up with decades of diplomacy." It seems ...

01.11.2016

Ex-Russian Foreign Minister Hopes US Policy on Syria Will Change After Elections

President of the Russian International Affairs Council and former Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov has expressed a hope that Washington's policy on Syria will change after the US presidential election. "In recent months, we can see that US diplomacy is controlled by internal political battles and its decisions are primarily motivated by the results of the upcoming election. The most obvious ...

25.10.2016

How predictable is Donald Trump in US-Russian relations?

... tougher, more confident and more consistent way. Even if she has some new people in her team, one does not have to expect any drastic changes. Arab world is in search of new development model — You wrote that "the extent and the depth of the Syrian crisis requires fundamentally new social technologies and innovative formats of public-private partnerships." What does it mean? — The model of the Arab world after WWII was based on secular political authoritarianism, Arab nationalism ...

16.03.2016

Assad’s Victory – stabilization or a new round of crisis?

... Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, talks to RIAC about how this will affect the internal political situation in the country, what the implications for the international arena are, and what lies ahead for Syria. How representative were the elections in Syria? Does Assad’s victory reflect the actual situation in the country? The elections were observed by representatives of 14 countries, so the results are quite legitimate. However, there are people who clearly do not recognize the elections, in ...

11.06.2014

Syria: What's Next?

Assad will remain. However, the devil, as always, is in the details The Syrian crisis continues to occupy a central place in world politics, even as the events in Ukraine have become the primary focus. The presidential elections in Syria will essentially change nothing: their easily predictable results will confirm the legitimacy of the rule of Bashar al-Assad for those who recognize it, and serve as a bone of contention for those who consider his rule illegitimate. There is nothing ...

05.06.2014

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