How to Resolve the Yemen Crisis?
21.02.2018
The conflict in Yemen is different from the other crises created by the notorious “Arab Spring.” If Syria, Libya and Tunisia were stable states before the beginning of “colour revolutions,” Yemen

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Oleg Ozerov
Stability in Yemen is an Integral Part of Global Security
21.02.2018
Ending the war would benefit everyone. If there is no peace, chaos will begin to expand to neighboring countries, and no one will escape. Ending the war is the key demand of our people, which is
Arab-Israeli Conflict and Hopes for Peace
20.02.2018
The Arab-Israeli conflict is a protracted conflict that is unfolding for more than a century. All attempts to bring a peaceful solution of the conflict failed. The so-called Arab Spring, as well as

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Amal Abou Zeid
Iranian Force Building in Syria and Threat to Israel
20.02.2018
Iranian intervention in Syria was not charity and Iran plans to benefit from the risks and losses it took. What does it hope to get? For now the financial dividends are limited but Syria does offer

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Amos Yadlin
Russia’s Ambitions in Libya
20.02.2018
Moscow’s strategy in Libya is likely to revolve around some key issues including economic interests, where Russia lost billions of dollars in contracts signed with the Qaddafi regime in the energy,

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Mohamed Eljarh
Is Libya Capable of Exercising Sovereignty Over Itself?
20.02.2018
Seven years following a popular uprising against dictatorial rule, Libya remains a conundrum that begs an uncomfortable question: is the post-Westphalian, sovereign nation-state model, whose sine

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Deborah K. Jones
Russia in Libya: In Search for a Compromise?
20.02.2018
The Russian involvement in Libya is largely unclear to most observers, believes Valdai Club expert Abdul Rahman Alageli. However, Russia could play a positive role in the political and military
Israel Extending Its Sovereignty?
19.02.2018
Opinion polls show that there are far fewer West Bank annexation supporters among Israelis than those who support the achievement of permanent or at least temporary arrangements for delineation from

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Tatiana Nosenko
The Intervened Land of Yemen
19.02.2018
What makes Yemen somewhat different from other regional conflicts is some direct interventions by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Iran. What is needed is an international forum that can bring

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Karim Haggag
Why the Military Defeat of ISIS Doesn’t Mean Moving On to a Blank Chapter
18.02.2018
The end of ISIS will be remembered by the propagandists of the next ISIS as one more historical defeat by the stronger “non-believers”, and it will contribute in the narrative of victimization. This

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Youssef Cherif
Saudi Arabia: A Closed Society or a Stronghold of Progress?
17.02.2018
The question of Saudi Arabia’s future came to the fore after King Salman assumed power in Saudi Arabia in 2015 and his son Crown Prince Mohammad launched large-scale reforms in the kingdom. Saudi

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Oleg Ozerov
South Africa Has a New President: What to Expect?
16.02.2018
On February 14, South African President Jacob Zuma resigned and was succeeded by Cyril Ramaphosa. The new South African leadership is expected to put forward concrete proposals on cooperation within

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Olga Kulkova