Search: USA,Syria,Russia (120 materials)

 

Looking Back to Singapore on the Road to Helsinki

Helsinki has little in common with Singapore. And Russia is vastly different from North Korea. On the international stage, Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un play in different leagues ... ... non-interference. This is not a simple task, but it is possible. Second, the sides could draw up some kind of framework document on Syria. This is particularly relevant as Trump is not especially interested in Syria and has been threatening to wrap up the U....

05.07.2018

Interview to British Channel 4

... June 29, 2018 Question: Foreign Minister, the summit is happening in Helsinki. Russian President V.Putin and US President D.Trump together. Is this the post-West world... ... talk about NATO’s involvement in Libya, but then there is Russia’s involvement in Syria and that has also created millions of refugees. S.Lavrov: Yes, but I would challenge... ... legitimate government that is also the government responsible for killing of hundreds of thousands of its own citizens, making millions homeless. “A gas killing animal”, as...

02.07.2018

These are the Benefits of a U.S.-Russia Summit

... own responsibilities to reduce and disarm under the treaty seriously. The wars in Syria and Ukraine have cost hundreds of thousands of lives, and displaced millions of people across the Middle East, Europe and beyond. Washington and Moscow each control ... ... Although officials have sought to negotiate small steps, such as implementation of the Minsk agreements in Ukraine and getting the Syria talks in Geneva back on track, political will is lacking, and a meeting between the U.S. and Russian presidents is by far the best opportunity for each to signal their commitment to progress. Finally, in the aftermath of ...

23.06.2018

Russia vs the West: A War Scenario and a New Logic of Confrontation

How can Moscow respond to a possible US strike on Syria? The aggravation of rivalry between Russia and the West in the past few months is raising the urgent question of a possible further escalation of tensions and its ... ... sanctions but Brussels carefully avoided any escalation of sanctions for “promoting propaganda and undermining democracy,” an accusation that is hard to verify but easy to turn into a conflict-prone and provocative form. We might dislike Robert Mueller’s ...

11.04.2018

Looking for Options: The Israeli Establishment and the Syrian Conflict

A Regional Rumble in Syria Israel’s National Security: What’s at issue? Since its foundation, Israel has based its defense calculations on two ... ... Israel has reacted to developments in the south of Syria by striking military targets, all the while communicating with its Russian partners. From Israel’s Binoculars: A View of Damascus While Israel came very close to concluding a peace agreement ...

22.02.2018

Andrey Kortunov Takes Part in France24 Debate on De-Escalation in Syria

The topic of the discussion was the new aggravation of the military situation in Syria, interests of the major regional and global players in the Syrian conflict, the prospects for the political process in Geneva,... ... de-escalation is Syria. Tony Badran, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; Andrey Kortunov, Director General, Russian International Affairs Council; Joshua Landis, Director of Center for Middle East Studies, University of Oklahoma; and ...

09.02.2018

RIAC round table “Chemical Weapons in Syria: Russia's Position and the New US Accusations”

On February 6, RIAC members held a round table discussion at the International Multimedia Center "Rossiya Segodnya " under the framework of «Chemical weapons in Syria: Russia's position and the new US accusations» the format allowed for a contextual review of both internal Syrian and international reactions, political postures and a set of technical conditions around the use of chemical weapons. On February 6, RIAC held a round table discussion at ...

07.02.2018

What’s behind Trump’s Words? The Kurdish Card in the U.S. Foreign Policy

... Kurdish region will eventually depend on Damascus in three realms: military sphere, energy and external policy. Russia and the USA are both doing their homework: Russia persuades Al-Assad to sit to the negotiating table with the Kurds (and there is a chance that during talks in Sochi Putin has convinced Al-Assad in the need for decentralizing the Syrian state) while the American side presses the allying Kurds to discuss the future statecraft with Damascus. If Assad and the ...

15.12.2017

Policy Priorities in U.S.-Russia Relations

... Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report The U.S.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) convened the latest in a series of expert meetings on U.S.-Russia relations in October ... ... moreover, increasingly feels to Moscow very similar to that of the Obama administration, particularly when it comes to Ukraine and Syria, even though many American specialists see it as unpredictable and still evolving. Meanwhile, distrust of Russia in the ...

20.11.2017

Policy Priorities in U.S.-Russia Relations

... Meeting Report CSIS and RIAC Meeting Report The U.S.-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) convened the latest in a series of expert meetings on U.S.-Russia relations in October ... ... moreover, increasingly feels to Moscow very similar to that of the Obama administration, particularly when it comes to Ukraine and Syria, even though many American specialists see it as unpredictable and still evolving. Meanwhile, distrust of Russia in the ...

20.11.2017
 

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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