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

... 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 of a vital lifeline amid desperate conditions. Moscow says that all aid should be channelled from Damascus via three new ...

14.04.2021

Turkey and Russia Remain at Odds as Libya Edges Towards Political Settlement

... NATO intervention against the nation’s former leader Muammar Gaddafi, efforts to ensure stability in Libya have been complicated by a sea of armed factions with deep grudges against one another and often backed by competing international powers. Turkey has thrown its support behind the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, while Russia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have backed the rivalling Libyan National Army (LNA) led by General Khalifa Haftar. Facing regional isolation and ...

31.03.2021

Syria: In the Middle of a Long Cycle

... to design any exit strategy over the five years of its immediate involvement in the Syrian conflict. The degree of Russia’s influence on the Damascus regime is also 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 northern provinces is Erdogan’s unquestionable achievement. Yet to what degree is Ankara really in control of the situation in Idlib? This continuously festering ...

15.03.2021

Three Ways Working With Russia Can Make the Middle East Safer

... an array of reasons to cooperate. The stakes here are high, because if Russia and the US opt not to work together, and the ticking time bomb that is the modern Middle East explodes, then the shockwave will undoubtedly be felt across the entire world. Turkey One of the main strategic threats that the US and Russia can cooperate to counter is the destabilising and increasingly assertive Turkey. Turkey has been a rogue player in the region for years. On the one hand, it is a fully-fledged NATO member ...

01.02.2021

Talking Turkey With Greece: Turkey and Israel’s Marriage of Convenience

... military, overt and covert. Links between the countries’ external security services, Boss and Mossad, were close. Both countries ignored numerous UN resolutions. The most recent example of the scorned seeking the scorned is, or course, that of Israel and Turkey, who revived a military co-operation agreement in 1996, that goes back to the late Fifties. Again, both states are hardly a paragon of international virtue, supported only consistently by the USA and its strategic acolyte, Britain, but also by ...

21.01.2021

Erdogan punches above his weight

... interest rate, doubled gold reserves and began to sell collaterals. Despite Erdogan’s monetary measures, Turkish quarterly Nominal GDP signifies price increase and inflation escalation. One has better find the root cause for the economic stagnation in Turkey, in precise sluggish economic developments have not been effected due to fiscal policy, rather Erdogan’s politically motivated foreign and interior ambitious policies. Erdogan’s imperialistic political ideology to ottomanize the world has had ...

13.01.2021

RIAC and HSE Online Seminar «New Regional Dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean?»

... Higher School of Economics are holding an online seminar «New Regional Dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean?». The event will focus on the competitive and inclusive approaches to security in the Eastern Mediterranean, opportunities and limitations for Turkey's foreign policy activization, implications of the new US administration policy regarding the Eastern Mediterranean for the regional dynamics. Andrey Kortunov, Director General, Russian International Affairs Council, and Sergey Karaganov, Dean,...

17.12.2020

The Energy Sector, Competition and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

... Anna Manafova: Is the Eastern Mediterranean a New Competitor for Russia on the European Gas Markets? Transporting the gas to Europe demanded that Cyprus be involved. 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 in securing the support of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus. The latter two states need to be involved for two reasons: the Aphrodite deposit was discovered off the coast ...

15.12.2020

Karabakh—A Delicate Matter

... and cultural monuments—both Christian Armenian and Islamic—would be restored and preserved under Russian protection. These would include the Dadivank and Amaras monasteries. Basel Haj Jasem: Will Moscow Lead a Historic Reconciliation Between Turkey and Armenia? The road to such a peace is certainly not easy, but Moscow understands that decisive steps must be taken to ensure (1) that any peace is lasting peace, (2) that its position as a regional arbiter is preserved, and (3) that a balance ...

07.12.2020

There is no 'Russia-Turkey alliance'

Russians can deal with anyone on the basis of Realpolitik "There is no alliance between Russia and Turkey," Trenin told EUobserver. And Putin's ambition for ties with Erdoğan was limited to regional "Realpolitik", Trenin indicated. "Putin is keen on preserving a peaceful relationship with Turkey, a rising regional power, cooperating ...

05.12.2020
 

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