Search: Turkey,Saudi Arabia (11 materials)

 

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... well as Africa, to compete with the Islamic camp led by Saudi Arabia. Thus, the competition will not be limited to a confrontation between Shiites and Sunnis, but we will also see the growing power struggles within the Sunni political-religious camps (TurkeySaudi Arabia, Singapore, Nigeria and Indonesia). Another split will be between countries backing moderate Islam and those claiming to support moderate Islam, but in reality funding extremist cells. In 2020, the assiduous fading of state bodies in many ...

13.01.2020

March to Tripoli, or a Third Civil War in Libya: Initial Results

... choosing to support Khalifa Haftar, especially after all his failures, are very slim. On the contrary, it is entirely possible that their involvement in operations against the LNA will increase against the backdrop of increased military assistance from Turkey (including for groups that are part of the Tripoli Defence Forces). Khalifa Haftar fully, and erroneously, expected that military support from his external allies (Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and France) would help his forces overcome the enemy’s resistance. While the LNA could count on the direct participation of the Egyptian special forces (as well as on the operational air force of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates) during ...

13.06.2019

Possible International “Package Solution” Formats on the Balkans Issue

... Presence in Southeast Europe and Russia’s New Strategy The United States is pushing forward only those decisions that assure their influence on the pan-European processes as well as strengthen their positions in the global confrontation. Russia, China, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia, which are accumulating more and more influence in the region, taken separately, are not so powerful. In any case, they are simply not able to offer any alternative to the “European choice”. However, they have never even planned to offer ...

18.01.2019

EAEU and Eurasia: Monitoring and Analysis of Direct Investments 2017

According to the new findings of the ongoing research project, Asian investors continue to increase direct investments in the EAEU. During the monitoring period (2008–2016), FDI stock originating from 12 Asian countries (China, Japan, Turkey, India, Israel, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam) has increased from $32 billion in 2008 to $75.6 billion in the beginning of 2017. China continues to expand its economic presence in EAEU countries and other CIS states, retaining its leadership among ...

28.12.2017

Second Qatar Crisis: Causes and Possible Solutions

... Notably, from the crisis of 2013–2014 and until recently, there has been no particular friction between Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as Doha has actually stopped all political and financial support for the Muslim Brotherhood’s affiliates. The Qataris ... ... back the Syrian rebels, but without any political framework: in fact, they financed some groups politically affiliated with Turkey or Jordan. The Syrian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, now deprived of Qatar’s aid, lost its role as the leader of the ...

14.06.2017

Qatar Сrisis: What’s Next?

... after they were cut off by Riyadh and Abu Dhabi (note that a third of Qatar’s total food imports, valued at USD 1.05 bn in 2015, is shipped into the country via Saudi Arabia and the UAE). What will be the effect, though, on the Sunni alliance led by Turkey and Saudi Arabia, now accused by Tehran of complicity in the twin terrorist attacks on Iran’s Majlis and Imam Khomeini Mausoleum, which claimed the lives of 12 people? Turkey’s stance will rely on one more factor: against the background of the raging ...

13.06.2017

India-Iran ties: The key challenges

... of GCC and Israel It is not just the US policy which India has to contend with it is the alliance between GCC countries and Israel. While Saudi Arabia has remained at loggerheads with Israel, recently both are part of the Anti-Iran alliance. Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia along with its GCC partners countries demanded at the Munich Security Conference, that Tehran is punished for propping up the Syrian government, developing ballistic missiles and funding separatists in Yemen. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir ...

02.05.2017

The failed coup may well accelerate the recent Russo-Turkish détente

... of recent events will be felt in the entire region for many years to come. What can external powers do to mitigate the turmoil in the region? To be sure, any external involvement is likely to have only a marginal impact on key regional countries like Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Iran. However, a new concept of regional collective security proposed by the international community might help to limit the international repercussions of domestic crises like the one that took place in Turkey, and provide for a regional ...

09.09.2016

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

... take the steam out of their radical, violent agenda. The U.S. will soon overtake (or possibly even already has overtaken) Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world’s largest liquid petroleum producer, in 2015 is supposed to become the top overall ... ... sector engagement, or investment in 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 Israel! Well, with Turkey, President Erdoğan ...

19.01.2015

Predicting critical events, an institutional challenge.

... Times in an article dated March 31st. The ECFR, which has called for a greater role for Al Qaeda in Algeria to “promote democracy,” is funded mainly by George Soros. The New York Times sourced Levy about the latest attempt by Israel and Saudi Arabia to cooperate on a casus belli project involving their common enemy, Iran. This budding activity has “mission creep” written all over it. Tel Aviv and Riyadh are frustrated by the codependency that’s a consequence of longstanding ...

22.05.2014
 

Poll conducted

  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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