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Russia’s Position on the US–Iran Confrontation. Watching from the Sidelines

... involved in this conflict of two powers The escalation of tensions between Iran and the USA in January 2020 has once again raised the question of what positions will the influential... ... topics—the state of the “nuclear deal” and the regional policies of these states in the Middle East. What is Moscow’s policy towards the US–Iranian confrontation? US withdrawal... ... transportation and naval escort to tankers, which has a negative impact on the market. Russia: watching from the sidelines Andrey Kortunov: The Astana Model: Methods and Ambitions...


Russia's approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with emphasis on the “Deal of the Century”

... in Syria, supplying weapons and defending the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), whereas Israel views Tehran as a primary threat and has undertaken a political-military campaign against it. On the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Moscow and Jerusalem agree to disagree. In Russian eyes, Israel has the capability to disrupt the strategic architecture willing by Moscow in the Middle East, mainly through military activity and its influence in Washington. At the same time, Russia considers that Israel could also act as a possible channel of communication with the United States. Russia's approach to Israeli-Palestinian conflict ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... than ever. Conclusions The expected re-election of US President Donald Trump will continue to have profound implications on the Middle East, and the inability to predict Western actions in the region and the profound absence of a coherent policy will affect ... ... country, mainly in Tripoli, unless an agreement is reached among militant groups in addition to Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, the USA and Russia. The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of ...


The End of American Exceptionalism? The End of US Bases Overseas? The End of Israel? Trump 2020?

... #4 heroin – opium not grown under the Taliban, but restored as a cash crop by the USA (our banks are desperate for drug money as a form of liquidity, and illicit cash... ... best minds we have. The comment you refer to was made in November and featured in the Russian propaganda outlet Strategic Culture with the headline, “Henry Kissinger Gets... ... buy it again. Iraq was a similar misadventure, indeed all of our misadventures in the Middle East are summed up by our President, who has said “we spent seven trillion...


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

... our day, the cracks are emerging, while Turkey despite the warnings of the NATO other members, decided to reach a deal with Russia to purchase Russian made S-400 defense system. Furthermore, the country against the will of other NATO members launched ... ... of INF treaty without confirmation of 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 interests of its member states due ...


Russia’s Comeback Isn’t Stopping With Syria

Russia is back and here to stay. Others had better accept it and learn to deal with ... ... Today it is a power broker in that country; the victory has raised its prestige in the Middle East and provided material support for Moscow’s claims to be a great power... ... technologies to influence other countries’ domestic politics, for instance, has provoked accusations from such important partners as Germany and France but failed to advance Russia’s...


Andrea Dessì: the EU and Russia Share Much Potential for Cooperation in the Middle East

... it’s not always possible to see eye to eye with the U.S. in certain matters. We can only hope in the long-term that the EU and Russia’s shared embracement of multilateralism and the UN may provide a solid groundwork on which to foster more cooperative regional engagement in the Middle East, also by convincing the US to return to a more stable and predictable foreign policy towards the region. On October ... ... eliminate the head, the person that comes after is usually even more of a risk. The main priority now is to resolve the issue for thousands of ISIS fighters and affiliates, as well as wives and children who are in prison camps in North-East Syria and Iraq. This ...


The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... 2016-2019 an international consortium of think tanks and universities from Europe, the Middle East and North Africa carried out a large-scale research project “Middle East... ... well as in the long term. Andrey Kortunov: The Astana Model: Methods and Ambitions of Russian Political Action Scenarios are based both on synthesis of relevant forecast... ... new settlements in disputed territories in Israel or new development projects in Jerusalem); Persistent political instability in the region may hinder the development...


The Syrian Crisis Is Now Russia’s to Resolve

America’s 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. But only if it rises to the occasion. So far Russia has earned the right to play a role in Syria, but if it wants to be the ...


Syria after the Turkish invasion

... Eastern Europe or Taiwan it could be misinterpreted as an invitation by Putin and Xi and could lead to threatening situations even between the major powers. However, the main concern was: Putin is portrayed as the winner and new ordering power for the Middle East and the Greater Middle East. So as a kind of supplier for international security as Karaganovlike to see it..Civilians are pictured fleeing Ras al Ain town, Syria on October 9, 2019. © Reuters / Rodi SaidI guess the Russians are now trying to prevent Turkish and Syrian troops from being involved in direct combat and to find a long-term solution to ensure that the northern Syrian security zone is not permanently occupied by the Turkish. But in this security zone are ...


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