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Tensions between Russia and Turkey in Syria; effort for peace or Total War

... attacks targeted more than 30 Turkish troops, two Syrian military aircraft. About 19 Syrian soldiers, some Liwa Zainebiyoun, Fatemiyoun and Hezbollah forces were also killed In the Turkish UAV attacks. In the meantime, the reasons for this tension and Russia-Turkey-Iran competition in Syria should be examined. Although Russia and Turkey negotiated three rounds, they still failed to lead to a Cease Fire in Syria. On the one hand, Bashar al-Assad's government is dissatisfied with Turkey's non-compliance with ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... Iraq and Lebanon will continue to achieve their goals with international support. Many demonstrations will be fuelled in other Middle Eastern states starting from Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, and some Gulf nations. As pro-Iran forces control Iraq and Lebanon, Tehran is likely to persuade its allies ... ... Libya. In many ways, these dynamics are interconnected and feed into one another. However, evidence of increased contact with Russia by countries like Egypt and Jordan should be taken in the context of the US disengagement from the region, which began ...


Russia's “Wait and See” Policies and the Libyan Settlement

In any scenario of settlement of the Libyan issue, Russia will have something to offer the new authorities Despite the existence of global ... ... Russia's cautious engagement and maintained contacts Andrey Kortunov: The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities Today, the situation in Libya... ... participation of the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt on the side of Haftar, as well as support from Turkey and Qatar for al-Sarraj's GNA, explained the entire dynamic of the conflict....


Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

... Turkish experts in the field of International Relations on the relationship between the two sides with a focus on key areas for cooperation. The report provides an analysis of bilateral economic ties between the two countries, strategic challenges in the Middle East, regional issues related to the Black Sea and the Caucasus and the development of a Eurasian transport corridor. Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations , 1.7 Mb


Annergret Kramp-Karrenbauer and her revolutionary foreign policy objectives for Germany

... alerts NATO, that it loses one of its key geo-strategic partners, and the absence of Turkey from NATO causes to weaken NATO’s role on the Bosporus. Additionally, Trump’s... ... campaign that largely vanquished the IS but ceding a strategically vital country to Russia and Iran. Moreover, Trump’s one-sided termination of JCPOA and annihilation... ... the other members of NATO has put the NATO on the brink of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and Europe. It is obvious that NATO can no longer secure the essential security...


The Syrian Crisis Is Now Russia’s to Resolve

... withdrawal creates an opportunity and a challenge for Moscow. The withdrawal of American forces from Syria is said to be a gift to Russia. As the sole power from outside the Middle East with military forces and political influence in Syria, Russia may indeed become the security manager in that country.... ... unpalatable possibility of a direct collision between its allies in Ankara and Damascus. Russia is unlikely to have endorsed Turkey’s invasion, which threatened its system of regional balance. Russia owes its success in Syria so far to its ability ...


The American Withdrawal: Winners & Losers

... a United States withdrawal is a significant coup for Russia and will certainly give Russia a greater say in what post-conflict Syria looks like. The Losers:United States Perhaps... ... flawed strategies. Both men had significant diplomatic and military experience in the Middle East. Their departure will certainly hinder American foreign policy interests... ... has provided them with a measure of protection from both the Assad regime and from Turkey, who is staunchly opposed to the PYD and their military branch the YPG. Images...


Russia and Turkey: Approaches to Regional Security in the Middle East

... Federation [ 3 ]. On the other hand, respect for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Turkey remains a permanent and paramount principle for Russia. Unlike the USSR, for which communist ideology was the cornerstone of its foreign policy, contemporary Russia approaches Turkey and the Middle East as a whole from the standpoint of pragmatism and appropriate responses to actual challenges and threats to security, both conventional and nonconventional. International terrorism became one of the most important, non-conventional security ...


Power Struggle beyond the Borders: Turkey-Syria Relations and Reconstruction of Syria

Reconstruction project in Syria is very favorable for Turkey taken its current economic situation In recent decades, the Middle East has become a playground of the great powers and their supported legal-illegal groups. As most of the Middle-Eastern ... ... hand, it is necessary to mention the impact of the allies of both states in this context as either catalyst or anticatalyst Russia and Iran play decisive role in balancing Turkish and Syrian governments and fighting collectively against such common enemies ...


Double Edged Sword: Idlib

The opportunities for Turkey and Russia in Syria Turkey and Russia have had intense negotiations about the fate of Idlib and the de-escalation zone. Turkish ... ... means higher costs for Syria’s reconstruction as Turkey has a strategic geographic position and is the biggest economy in the Middle East. Turkey is Syria’s largest economic partner of Syria, more so than China. China and Turkey account for half of ...


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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    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  
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