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Three Ways Working With Russia Can Make the Middle East Safer

... interests to work together and do so. Iran The US and Russia would also benefit from combining their political influence and working to stop Iran from becoming too powerful in the region. Currently the US views Iran as an enemy and as a state sponsor of terrorism, whereas Russia has cooperated with Iran on a number of issues, including providing support for Syria’s embattled government. Despite Russia and the US seemingly occupying diametrically opposing positions with regards to Iran, there are actually a number of issues where the two share mutual interests. For instance, Iran acquiring nuclear weapons ...

01.02.2021

After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean

RIAC and ISPI Joint Report RIAC and ISPI Joint Report This Report brings together experts and scholars in an effort to ponder on possible post-pandemic trends in the Southern Mediterranean. The aim is to help readers navigate the future of the Southern Mediterranean region, by offering new insights and guidance to regional and non-regional governments, civil society, and the public at large. After the Storm: Post-Pandemic Trends in the Southern Mediterranean , 1.2 Mb

03.12.2020

The Syrian Crisis: A Thorny Path from War to Peace

... the needed socioeconomic reforms, albeit belatedly, but outcomes are difficult to predict. In other parts of the Arab world (Syria, Libya, Yemen), civil war has been the means of resolving questions of power. In these countries there is an inextricable ... ... 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,...

11.07.2019

Middle East: Everyone for Himself

... second in command. For this reason, US plans to 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 ...

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 increasingly concerned with the “mutating” configuration of relations among the global and regional actors,...

04.10.2018

Interview to British Channel 4

... try to create conditions for the resolution of UN Security Council 2254 to be implemented. Question: Let me ask again about Syrian President B.Assad. A lot of people would like to know what is there to like about President B.Assad? S.Lavrov: We do not ... ... President Assad is protecting the sovereignty 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 2015. We did not want the repetition ...

02.07.2018

What Awaits Syria?

Terrorism Remains on the List of Problems and Will not Be Eradicated Any Time Soon Syria has suffered great damage after the years-long conflict. Regional and global actors’ joint efforts are required to root out terrorism, rebuild the economy and resolve a humanitarian crisis in the country. Today, almost all countries in the Middle ...

25.09.2017

Russia and the GCC: A Rising Partnership?

Since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war in 2011, many analysts of Russia-Middle East relations have emphasized the contrast between Moscow’s generally cooperative relationship with Iran and tense relationship with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. While this cleavage ...

29.03.2017

Post-ISIS and Future Jihadist Threats

The ongoing offensive against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, as well as the neutralisation of jihadist leaders such as Abu Muhammad al-Adnani or Abu Omar al-Shishani in the Arab-Muslim world, beg the question of post-ISIS and future jihadist threats in the world. The following points provide some prognosis ...

03.02.2017

Unislamic Ideology of the Islamic State

... largely fell in line with their ideology. The blasts in Turkey on June 28 and Saudi Arabia on July 4 were different in that the Islamic State was targeting Sunnis, the very sect the group appeals to in its videos and statements. Reuters Map of Iraq and Syria showing the areas controlled by Islamic State Muslims around the world condemned these attacks and even some Sunni extremist groups rushed to speak against the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State which speaks volumes about the lengths it ...

12.07.2016
 

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