Search: Yemen,Middle East (19 materials)


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... Iraq and Lebanon will continue to achieve their goals with international support. Many demonstrations will be fuelled in other Middle Eastern states starting from Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, and some Gulf nations. As pro-Iran forces control Iraq and Lebanon,... ... of global economic trends on domestic politics; the influence of regional power struggles on unresolved conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and Libya. In many ways, these dynamics are interconnected and feed into one another. However, evidence of increased ...


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

... the discussion is the comparative analysis of the vision of the great powers on the 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 ...


Upholding Stability in the Middle East: An Opportunity for Russia–Europe Cooperation?

... while avoiding unclear red lines, ‘constructive ambiguities’, policy changes or impulsive decisions. Predictability and reliability are rare commodities in the region and the demand for them is high. Andrey Kortunov: The European Decalogue and the Middle Eastern Duodecim Third, there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution for the region. In some situations (such as Yemen), the United Nations can and should become a key actor; in other cases (such as Iraq), the main role of external powers should be to assist the legitimate government to strengthen positive trends that already take place on the ground. In places ...


Meeting with the Shaikh Group Consultancy Management

... February 5, 2019, delegation of Shaikh Group international consultancy headed by the CEO Salman Shaikh visited Russian International Affairs Council. In the course of the meeting the sides discussed issues of resolving conflict situations in Syria and Yemen, the role of regional players and great powers in the evolution of the Middle East region, and possibility of preparing joint proposals for creating a new security system in the Middle East by specialized expert organizations from Russia, the USA, China, India, and European countries.


Middle East – 2030

... Syria and Idlib. Israel and Saudi Arabia work together. Also vectors of power are strong from Iran with Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, and potentially Bahrain and Qatar. And vectors of power a very strong from Turkey into northern Syria and northern Iraq.... ... in connection with internal issues in some countries, notably Saudi Arabia. Andrey Kortunov: Russia: the Power Broker in the Middle East? Islam is not going to be the constant which many experts expect. Islam has been abused as ideology among extreme ...


Russia and South Yemen

... Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh rally in Sana'a, Yemen, on Aug. 1.MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/GETTY IMAGESSourse: www.usnews.comRussia’s interest in southern Yemen is long-standing, as the Soviet Union viewed the Marxist-Leninist state of South Yemen as its strongest ally in the Middle East from 1967 to 1990. The port city of Aden hosted a major Soviet military base in the Red Sea and the island of Socotra provided valuable assistance to Soviet naval deployments in this strategically important region.As thousands of south Yemenis ...


RIAC at Track II High Level Paris Meeting on Security Issues in the Middle East Region

... the discussion is comparative analysis of the perceptions of great powers on the general dynamics of development in the Middle East, most significant challenges and threats emanating from the region, possible mechanisms and sequencing of solutions to Middle East issues. The discussion focuses on acute crises in Syria, Yemen, and Libya, as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and potential instability in other countries of the region. Aleksandr Aksenyonok, RIAC Vice-President, and Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, represent Russian side at the meeting.


RIAC and ISPI Round Table «Towards MED 2018 — Syria, Libya and Yemen: the MENA Crises' Outcome»

... participation of experts, representatives of the academic community, and non-governmental organizations from Russia, Italy, Germany, Austria, and the United Kingdom. The round table discussed the issues of modern security architecture in the region of the Middle East and North Africa. Regional scenarios were presented and analyzed at the round table in order to develop recommendations for crisis management in Syria, Libya, and Yemen involving all concerned parties for constructive interaction.


The Arab World: Between Violence and Consensus

... Nice, Paris, Berlin, Boston, St. Petersburg and many other ostensibly safe cities. The majority of the political regimes in the Middle East are perfectly stable, and the reforms implemented in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Jordan following the events of ... ... of the misfortune that has befallen the region as a whole. Even the most problematic countries – Syria, and even Libya and Yemen – have not experienced a complete of statehood. What is more, modern mechanisms (elections, multi-party political systems,...


Yemen after Saleh’s Death: Moscow on Standby

... Yemen as catastrophic: the healthcare system was destroyed; 7 million people were on the verge of famine; and there were some 300,000 confirmed cases of cholera. The humanitarian situation in Yemen has continued to deteriorate. Sergey Serebrov: The Middle East and a New Round of Escalation of the War in Yemen The clashes that took place last week were triggered by Saleh’s decision to switch allegiances, as well as by his harsh rhetoric against the Houthis. He announced that he was ending cooperation with Ansar Allah and was ready to support the officially ...


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%)
For business
For researchers
For students