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A Scenario in Syria

... then they have now, backed by Iran. Very probably, Hamas and Iran will be able long-term to manage the situation and over years bleed-out the IDF here. Hamas and Iranian soldiers with similar skills like Hamas. No air force needed for Hamas and the Iranian units, they’ll take the pounding from above, but will not be defeated on the ground. They need short and mid-range missiles to fight Israel, and they have plenty of those. Would that be possible? Yes. Though nothing is sure in war, it could very likely ...


U.S. Sanctions against Iran: Background and Possible Consequences

... more, exerting sanctions pressure on such major buyers carried political risks for Washington. In this particular arrangement, everyone emerged victorious – everyone, that is, except the United States. Asian consumers got oil at a significant discount and Iran kept its markets, compensating losses with the high oil prices. And it was here that the “carrot” envisioned by the IFCA came in handy for the Americans. Two dozen major consumers of Iranian oil had the sanctions on them lifted in exchange for ...


The aggravation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has a pernicious effect on international stability

... state and prospects of the Iranian ballistic missile program. Therefore, unfortunately, it is not yet possible to fully integrate Iran into the international community, and there is a fundamental difference between Russia and the United States. If the United States regards Iran as the main factor of instability in the region, then Russia understands that without Iran stability in the Middle East is impossible and the republic should remain an important participant in any agreements in the region. Iran participates in the ...


Crowdfunding with the enemy

... Congress objected to the project and were able to eliminate its budget. No longer protected by his old friend defense secretary Don Rumsfeld, rear admiral Poindexter retired from DARPA in 2003. Earlier, Poindexter was convicted of masterminding the guns-for-drugs scam that became known as "Iran Contra." and was subsequently pardoned by president Ronald Reagan. But the legacy of the Policy Analysis Market lives on today as "world powers" engage in of "Crowdfunding With The Enemy."


Interview with Italian magazine Limes, published on February 4, 2016

Question: Who has provoked the Ukrainian crisis? Was Moscow aware of the geopolitical, economic and reputational price it would have to pay for Crimea’s reunification with Russia? Do you think it was too high in the context of Russian-Ukrainian relations? Is there a lasting solution to the Ukrainian crisis? Sergey Lavrov: The Ukrainian crisis was not incidental, but rather the result of systemic problems ...


The smog of war

... the "Top 20" Most Polluted Cities" list developed by the WHO. .Pakistan has 3, Turkey, Qatar, Bangladesh and Iran each have one on the list. Ironically, western business media has been buzzing up India as the "rockstar" of ... ... that now have the nation growing faster than China. But some in the west opine that governability issues indicate that time is running out for "Modinomics." It is "politically incorrect" and suggestive of preconceptions to discuss ...


The ISIS Crisis and the faiblesse of global governance

... Al Monitor) is an example. For Kissinger Iran is the threat Henry Kissinger, who commended RIAC members during discussions a few months ago, recently posited that Iran is a bigger threat than ISIS because, as a political and religious institution, it has been around longer, and has long held the goal of removing Saudi Arabia as the center of world Islam. Days before that statement, in a Wall Street Journal teaser article promoting his new book, Kissinger warned that the current world order is collapsing. He ...


Pugwash… The Contemporary Relevance Of The 1995 Nobel Peace Prize

... thermonuclear conflict. No nuclear bombs dropped from airplanes. No guided missiles launched from hardened sites or submarines. Edward Teller, Admiral Hyman Rickover, General Curtis LeMay and nuclear war theorist Herman Kahn are icons of the past. Today, even Iran is taking part in Pugwash discussions. Photo: University of California The cooperation between the United States and Russia which provides the institutional superstructure to facilitate Kerry-Lavrov and the Iran nuclear talks has its roots in the spirit of Pugwash, officially known as the Pugwash ...


Modern International Mechanisms of Sanctions

... Tehran over its nuclear program (INP), and concern derived from purported research, mentioned in the Annex to the IAEA Director General Report of November 8th, 2011. On November 21st, 2011 the U.S. Department of the Treasury informed that it had found Iran culpable for a Jurisdiction of Primary Money Laundering Concern under Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act . The entire financial sector of Iran, including the Central Bank, private banks, and their branches and subsidiaries, including those operating ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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