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2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran “When I thought I had already reached the bottom, they knocked from below.” — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec This quote of the polish aphorist and poet of the 20 th century,...

13.01.2020

Meeting with Ambassador of Yemen to Russia Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi

On November 20, 2019, Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi, Ambassador of Yemen to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. On November 20, 2019, Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi, Ambassador of Yemen to Russia, visited Russian International Affairs Council. The diplomat was informed about the current RIAC projects and ...

21.11.2019

Opportunities for Russia-EU Cooperation on Yemen Vector Discussed at Swedish Embassy

... Serebrov, Senior Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as the staff of the Swedish Embassy in Russia. The discussion focused on the current state, current dynamics and prospects for resolving the conflict in Yemen, the role of regional forces (Saudi Arabia, Iran, the United Arab Emirates) and external players (the USA, Russia, the European Union, UN) in search of models and options for achieving peace. Particular attention was paid to the possibilities of ...

20.11.2019

What to Expect from Putin's Visit to Saudi Arabia?

... Soviet era. Formal bilateral ties were severed in 1938 following the execution of Karim Khakimov, who was called “Red Pasha” — an outstanding Soviet diplomat, the ambassador to Saudi Arabia and a personal friend of King Ibn Saud. Nikolay Surkov: Yemen: Federalization as an Alternative to War It is not only the geopolitical landscape but also the gradually broadening agenda for bilateral talks that stir up interest in Putin’s trip. Both countries’ officials reported intense preparatory work ...

11.10.2019

Yemen: Federalization as an Alternative to War

If the current trend persists, the civil war should be expected to continue on several fronts at once, and Yemen will likely collapse slowly In August 2019, the Yemen crises entered a new phase, essentially turning into a tripartite conflict. The forces of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) moved against the government of President Abdrabbuh Mansur ...

04.10.2019

Attack on Saudi Arabia: What Next?

... might be missed by the missile defense systems around Abqaiq, especially since Abqaiq was hit from the west, and that required knowledge of the fact that Saudi missile defense systems were covering the northeast (towards Iran and Iraq) and the south (Yemen), leaving the western direction, the “no man’s land,” open. What about the United States? The shale revolution in the United States made the country the world’s largest oil producer, yet it simultaneously weakened its strategic ties with ...

25.09.2019

Meeting with the Southern Transitional Council of Yemen

On March 20, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with representatives of the Southern Transitional Council of Yemen. The event was opened by Timur Makhmutov, RIAC Deputy Director of Programs, and Aidaroos Qasim Al-Zubaidi, President of the Southern Transitional Council. On March 20, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a meeting with representatives ...

23.03.2019

High-Level Second Track Meeting in Berlin Discusses Situation in Syria and Yemen

... Middle East general development dynamics, on the most significant challenges and threats emanating from the region, on possible mechanisms and sequence of solutions to Middle Eastern issues. This meeting is devoted to the latest events in Syria and Yemen, the possibilities of preventing escalation, and the optimal formats for multilateral dialog in these crisis situations. The Russian side is represented by Alexander Aksenyonok, RIAC Vice-President, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and RIAC ...

03.03.2019
 

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