Search: USA,Syria,Russia,Saudi Arabia (4 materials)

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq ... ... a high risk of conflict in spheres of influence between Iran, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Turkey and other rising regional powers which ... ... into one another. However, evidence of increased contact with Russia by countries like Egypt and Jordan should be taken in the ... ... Israel’s intransigence concerning the Palestinian issue, East Jerusalem and the expectation that the Israeli government would annex ...


Donald Trump Will Follow Barack Obama’s Footsteps

... Front in American Boots Leverett’s claim that Obama’s presidency saw a change in the US relations with Israel and Saudi Arabia is questionable. Israel has been and remains the US’ main ally in the region, as is clearly proven by the ... ... allies, yet the Iraq problem is still there – America withdrew only to return, and there appeared new sources of trouble in Syria and Libya. And these challenges are far more serious than “Iran’s continued rise” and “Russia’s expanding role” in the Middle East that Leverett chose to draw his readers’ attention to. In reality,...


The Middle East between the U.S. and Russia: Potential Traps for Moscow

Adopted in late 2015 as a joint Russian-American initiative, UN Security Council Resolution 2254 was welcomed as a ... ... have been quite a challenge for Washington to engage in cooperation with Moscow over Syria under the Vienna accords, i.e. with the participation of President Assad’s... ... President Obama’s course of action is hardly the primary factor that has pushed Saudi Arabia into confronting Iran. Nevertheless, against the backdrop of a major economic...


The U.S. and Saudi Arabia in the Middle East: An Alliance of Competing Powers, Too Risky to Break?

"Daesh has a mother: the invasion of Iraq. But it also has a father: Saudi Arabia and its religious-industrial complex. Until that point is understood, battles ... ... U.S. lobbying USD 3.66 billion. EPA/YOUSSEF BADAWI Boris Dolgov, Omar Mahmood: The Syrian Conflict: Russian and GCC Perspectives The U.S. allies largely share the same needs, i.e. security... ... their ground, with the State Department laconically responding “the Saudi refusal is their own business.” However, analysts believe that Riyadh gave up its...


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  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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