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2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... country, mainly in Tripoli, unless an agreement is reached among militant groups in addition to Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, the USA and Russia. The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran. It is also expected that many MENA capitals will witness protests that would change the balance of power in the region. ...


The Astana Shackles

It is becoming increasingly more difficult for Moscow to retain its position as an honest, if not completely independent, broker On February 14, the leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Sochi to discuss Syria and hold separate bilateral meetings. Recently, new developments have emerged that could prove dangerous if each state pursues its own hidden agenda. The three states depend on the Astana format for settling the Syrian issue. By 2019, the Syrian ...


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 increasingly concerned with the “mutating” ... ... 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 ...


Turkey and the Containment of Iran in the Middle East

Ankara will be against any anti-Iran efforts progressing into large-scale military conflict Iran has long been a headache ... ... cooperation with other regional players. This renders it imperative to assess what role Turkey, a major NATO ally, is going to occupy in the future with regards to U.S. plans... ... the Middle East. Yulia Sveshnikova, Hamidreza Azizi: War of Interests for Peace in Syria Washington's concerns over rising Iranian influence following the nuclear deal...


Breaking the U.S.-Russia Impasse: Keeping the Door Open to Dialogue

... Will the Islamic State movement really be destroyed in Iraq and Syria? Or will it simply drift like a nomad to other regions, into ... ... officials have accused Russia of providing arms to the Taliban, an accusation that has been officially denied by Moscow. Will it be possible ... ... The Question of Qatar As the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran intensifies throughout the ‘wider Middle East,’ U.S. and ... ... appears absolutely crucial to calm tensions between Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran. After Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, ...


Turkey’s Military Intervention in Syria

... and the shelling of the border town of Karkamış by militants, Turkey has announced the launch of Shield of the Euphrates operation,... ... which is to destroy the militants’ bases in the TurkeySyria border regions. On the first day of the operation on August ... ... Defence/Youtube Alexey Khlebnikov: What Did Russian Bombers in Iran Mean? The position of the United States with regard to the ... ... between the United States and Turkey that have been caused by the accusations that the United States is “harbouring” Fethullah ...


How to Leave and Gain at the Same Time

... in Russia and beyond were stunned by the surprise end of Moscow’s operation in Syria. In fact, the Kremlin has achieved its key military and political goals, and with... ... operation’s launch, Mr. Putin insisted that IS was manned by five to seven thousand natives from Russia and other CIS countries, while upon its termination, Russian... ... completion of the Tehran nuclear deal when the prospect of a peripheral war against Iran moved to the backburner. As a result, the United States virtually franchised Syria to its regional allies Turkey and Saudi Arabia whose views on Syria hardly coincide with U.S. national interests...


The Strategic Partnership between Turkey and Israel

... the single strategic objective of holding back the advance of radical Islam towards Iran, the North Caucasus, Central Asia and beyond – in the direction of Russia’s borders. 1 . Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia , Jerusalem, vol 8, p 1131. 2 . “Aspects of Turkish foreign policy in relation to the... ... post-Soviet countries”, ORSAM Report 27, November 2012, p 10. 3 . “Netanyahu says Syria was main reason for apology”, Yedioth Ahronoth , 24.03.2013. 4 . Turkey: Israel meeting us halfway”, MIGnews , 23.03.2013.


Russia Reaping What It Sows in Syria: Putin Puts Russia on Path to Peril & Destabilizing Middle East; Downing Russian Plane by Turkey Latest Result

In the wake of Turkey’s downing of a Russian military jet that violated its airspace and Russia’s ... ... bombings in recent days that have targeted Turkmen—on the border area of Turkey and Syria. Turkey is supporting these Turkmen rebels against Assad that Russia is bombing... ... massacre mainly Sunni rebels and civilians with the help of Shiite Hezbollah and Shiite Iran just for Russia's having a naval base on Syria’s coast and a few...


In Time, Expect Big Changes in America's Middle East Relationships

... the top recipients of U.S. foreign aid, Obama and Americans, as was/is the case in Syria and Iraq, seems to prefer a “don’t do stupid shit” (to quote... ... specific countries until they settle down. 3.) Things may go downhill with Israel and Turkey. I know what you’re thinking: Turkey is in NATO! And Israel, well, is... ... pariah within the Western world. 4.) There’s a good chance for a thaw/deal with Iran in the near future. More than any president since the Iranian Revolution in 1979...


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  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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