Search: Syria,USA,Turkey,Russia (22 materials)


Syria: Rules-Based International Order Creates Humanitarian Rule, Not Law?

The situation in Syria has not been resolved and is not yet close to a geopolitical equilibrium The ... ... otherwise known as HTS (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, associated with al-Qaeda, banned in the Russian Federation). Humanitarian aid vs. sanctions Igor Matveev: Syrian Idlib: What’s... ... countries need to extend the mechanism of cross-border operations in Idlib through Turkey. Syria itself, as well as the states supporting it, including Russia, believe...


First Aid: How Russia and the West Can Help Syrians in Idlib

... no one’s first choice—but would ensure civilians in Idlib continue to receive help The next international showdown on Syria is quickly coming into view. After ten years of conflict, Bashar al-Assad may have won the war, but much is left to be done ... ... doing, this small province could be pivotal to the future of the larger stalemate that has left the United States, Europe, and Russia locked in an unwinnable status quo. Russia has said that it plans to veto an extension of cross-border UN aid delivered from Turkey, authorised under UN Security Council resolution 2533, which is up for renewal in July, potentially depriving the population ...


Syria: In the Middle of a Long Cycle

What kind of Syria would we like to see and might we see by March 2031? On 6 March 2011, the local ... ... government broke out in Daraa to quickly spread to neighbouring towns and villages. Russia and the EU in Syria: Need for New Approaches? RIAC Working Paper? Had I been... ... an open question. Is the dog wagging the tail or is the tail wagging the dog? Could Turkey be the principal beneficiary? Establishing buffer zones in Idlib and in Syria’s...


The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... the field disputed by Lebanon. We can suppose there are large gas reserves off the Syrian coast, as well. By 2020, development had already been launched on several fields... ... Lebanese economy. Anna Manafova: Is the Eastern Mediterranean a New Competitor for Russia on the European Gas Markets? Transporting the gas to Europe demanded that Cyprus... ... This once again raised the predictable issue of Cyprus and prompted a response from Turkey (which we believe to be somewhat belated). In the course of time, Israel succeeded...


How US “Caesar Act” Will Affect the Situation in Syria and Moscow’s Policy

The American policy towards Syria is becoming increasingly irreversible The parliamentary ... ... Khlebnikov: The Future of Humanitarian Aid Delivery to Syria: What is Russia’s Rationale? With the signing of the “Caesar Syria ... ... policy towards Syria is becoming increasingly irreversible. The USA seem to be satisfied with the “freezing” of the situation ... ... the most important of which is the regional confrontation with Turkey. An arc of instability across the Mediterranean, in which ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... security will aggravate in the 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 ...


Syrian Unity Is Impossible without a Deal between Russia, the USA and Turkey

... while Bashar al-Assad remains in power. On the other hand, Russia and Iran are staying firmly behind Assad. They are not going to withdraw their armies, perhaps even after Damascus restores the unity of the country and the US and Turkish troops leave Syria. At the same time, two great powers — Russia and the USA — and two regional powers — Turkey and Iran — are unlikely to start a local or global war to gain control over whole Syria. In this situation, there are two exits. Ivan Timofeev: US Sanctions Against Turkey: Zero Escalation A) External players recognize each other's spheres of ...


Troubled Partners: What Russia and Turkey are Dividing Up in Syria

Why Russia and Turkey Need Each Other in SyriaTurkey is our close partner, our ally,” said Presidential Spokesperson and Turkologist Dmitry Peskov on the eve of the meeting in the town of Zhukovsky near Moscow. On August 27, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin met his ...


Russian Diplomacy with Turkey over Syria

... constructing the plant in 15 years? If the “BOO” program does not achieve success in Turkey would Russia continue to implement similar programs in other countries? Turkey is the first test case for the “BOO” program and its success hinges on Turkey’s ability to pay back Russia for its first nuclear power plant. The U.S. does not have popular domestic support to run a full-scale military operation in Syria. The U.S. had spent years fighting in the neighboring country of Iraq where it suffered thousands of casualties and in Afghanistan, after nearly two decades, the U.S. continues to fight the War on Terror. This explains why U.S. policy makers want to find a way to withdraw American forces out of Syria after achieving success against IS. Yet ...


The American Withdrawal: Winners & Losers

"We have defeated ISIS* in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency."  So closed ... ... Larson. Holds an MPP degree from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy. Meeting Russia 2018 Alumnus.Photo: (DVIDSHUB)The Winners: ISIS*First and foremost... ... from Syria, could result in a significant rebound in their numbers and capabilities. Turkey Although both the United States and Turkey are NATO allies, relations between...


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