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The Moment of Truth

... was stumbling into a war with Iran. Now, reactions from all sides — including the EU, the US Republican and Democrat mainstream politics, as well as from Trump himself — show, that when faced with the real risk of a big war with Iran, the USA must back down. We should all credit President Trump for not liking war. While Trump’s rhetoric is riddled with war-like, “give money for military” and “pad the generals” remarks, the N.Korea experience coupled with Trump’s withdrawal ...

22.05.2019

Andrey Kortunov Reads a Lecture for Israeli Diplomats

On May 21, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, read a lecture to a group of Israeli diplomats and interns from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs visiting Russia on professional training program. On May 21, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, read a lecture to a group of Israeli diplomats and interns from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs visiting Russia on professional training program. The event was organized by the Embassy of Israel in Moscow. In the lecture, Andrey...

22.05.2019

Article as Published: No War on Iran If Rouhani “Makes the Call”

... valuable book, The Host & The Parasite: How Israel’s Fifth Column Consumed America, rid ourselves of the Zionist parasite. Q, our President’s voice in the wilderness has said “Zionists last.” This is because the Zionists are so powerful in the USA, with bribery, blackmail, and lies so powerful, that we cannot get rid of them until after the President is re-elected. I concluded my interview, they may not use this but it is a very important point: the only thing our President hates more than ...

18.05.2019

Andrey Kortunov Gives a Lecture to Israel National Defense College Delegation

On May 14, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a lecture on Russia-the US relations to the delegation of Israel National Defense College visiting Moscow. On May 14, 2019, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a lecture on Russia-the US relations to the delegation of Israel National Defense College visiting Moscow. The ensuing debate touched upon the questions of the future of Russia-the US strategic arms control, the peculiarities of geopolitical interaction in the Russia-the...

14.05.2019

Original Post: Helping Iran Make the Call

... various outlets, here also at RIAC: Article as Published: No War on Iran If Rouhani “Makes the…It has been an honor for me to be welcomed to the RIAC blog, and an education for me to be exposed to the thinking of so many who are not heard in the USA but represent the civilization, history, and intellect of Mother Russia. When I read today “Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice” by Andrey Kortunov and Michel Duclos, my immediate gut reaction was “Never Mind the Choice, Make the Call!” ...

13.05.2019

Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice

... European powers do not see completely eye to eye on these issues. Moscow is less adamant about the Iranian ballistic program, less prone to condemn so-called “destabilizing” activities in the region and is in any case not prepared to establish any causal effect between these matters and the implementation of the JCPOA. However, Russia and Europe do share some obvious common interests. Indeed, both want to avoid the non-proliferation crises that would ensue, were Tehran to decide to distance itself ...

13.05.2019

Russia Consolidating Its Position in Iraq Amid Anti-Iran Sanctions

Washington’s strategy to weaken Iranian influence benefits Moscow and even its relations with Baghdad A top-level meeting of the Russian-Iraqi Intergovernmental Commission for Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation was held in Baghdad on April 24 and 25. It produced 16 bilateral agreements and memos of understanding in telecommunications, trade, energy, electric power, manufacturing, information technology, transport and banking. Yury Borisov, who headed the Russian delegation, traveled...

13.05.2019

Iran’s Ultimatum to Europe: Is the JCPOA Doomed?

... which raises questions from its Sunni Arab neighbours, not to mention Israel. The solution of this formidable task will require a lot of time, the gradual building of confidence, a reduction in hostile rhetoric, contacts between the militaries, a refusal to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, an agreement on the status of foreign armed forces in Syria, and similar measures. Now, however, this process is not only difficult, it has been effectively paralyzed due to pressure from the ...

13.05.2019

The Three Phases of Jihadism

... lives on. Andrey Kortunov, Michel Duclos: Four Dreadful Scenarios for Tomorrow’s Syria and What We Can Do To Avoid Them The third phase of Jihadism is conducted under the initiative of two ideologues and tacticians who share the same given name, Abu Musab al-Suri and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Abu Musab al-Suri was a Syrian Muslim brother engineer, partially trained in France, who had worked in London as the spokesperson for the Algerian GIA before joining Bin Laden as his PR person. He became dissatisfied ...

08.05.2019
 

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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