The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come? A Conference Held by the Valdai Discussion Club

27.02.2017 - 28.02.2017 Lotte Hotel Moscow, 8 bld.2, Novinskiy Blvd., Moscow
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Democracy and Populism in the Arab World: Summarizing Valdai Club’s Middle East…
07.03.2017
Given the growing demographic preeminence of predominantly young lower classes, it appears that democracy can only win in a small urbanized Arab country.The general rule of a systemic democracy is

Expert: 
Oleg Barabanov

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Saudi-Iranian Standoff: Struggle for Influence
03.03.2017
Saudi-Iranian rivalry is one of the most important factors affecting today the balance of power in the Middle East, And in the context of the numerous conflicts we see that this factor impedes the

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Israel-Palestine: Current Prospects
01.03.2017
The Arab world, from Iraq via Syria to Yemen and Libya, is in a state of chaos and fragmentation. Most Israelis conclude that this is not the right time to establish yet another Arab state, one

Expert: 
Yossi Alpher

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The Future of the Middle East: In Search of a Common Dream
01.03.2017
The final session of the Valdai Club’s Middle East conference, titled "The future of the Middle East: In search of a common dream", was attended by Ilyas Umakhanov, Deputy Chairperson of

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The Middle Eastern Economy: Kick-Starting Growth
28.02.2017
During the seventh session of the Valdai Club's Middle East conference, titled " The Middle Eastern economy: kick-starting growth" experts discussed the possibilities of the normalizing

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Regional actors: The Responsibility of the Strong
28.02.2017
The sixth session of the Valdai Club’s Middle East conference, titled " Regional actors: the responsibility of the strong " was attended by Ebtesam Al Ketbi, founder and president of the

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Global Players: To Leave or Not to Leave, That Is the Question
28.02.2017
The session titled "Global players: To leave or not to leave, that is the question" opened the second day of the Valdai Club’s Middle East conference. The Middle East region, which was long

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Saudi-Iranian Detente in Sight
28.02.2017
Saudi Arabia and Iran are exhausted and finally realize that it is inevitable to reach some kind of a compromise. The rising of Russian role in the Middle East provides a suitable environment and real

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Expert Opinions
Yemen and Libya: Save Society, Restore the State
28.02.2017
The Session 4, titled "Yemen and Libya: Save society, restore the state," finished the first working day of the Valdai Discussion Club conference “The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?”,

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The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come? A Conference Held by the Valdai…
28.02.2017
On February 27-28, the Valdai Discussion Club, in partnership with the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, held a conference, titled “The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?”

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Syria and Iraq: Untying the Gordian knot
27.02.2017
The third session of the annual Valdai Club Middle East conference, titled "Syria and Iraq: untying the Gordian knot" was attended by Iraq's former Human Rights Minister

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The Pyrrhic Victory of the Arab Old Order
27.02.2017
The old Arab political system’s restoration is a Pyrrhic victory. A considerable effort was spent to stop the Arab Revolution – which may have well ended in violence and chaos anyway – but no viable

Expert: 
Youssef Cherif

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See also

Wu Bingbing on Strategic Competition and Cooperation in the Middle East
28.03.2017
According to Wu Bingbing, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for International and Strategic Studies, Peking University, the situation in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, together with other dimensions,

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Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia and Russia Should Cooperate to Bring Peace to the…
27.03.2017
According to Jamal Khashoggi, former general manager of Al Arab News Channel and media advisor to the Saudi ambassador Prince Turki Al Faisal, the core of all problems in the Middle East is the

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Paul Vallely on Donald Trump and the Expected US Middle East Policy
23.03.2017
Retired US Army Major General Paul Vallely, Chairman of Stand Up America Foundation, talks about the evolution of US President Donald Trump from businessman to President and the new role of the United

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Valdai Discussion Club's Middle East Conference: When Will Tomorrow Come?
22.03.2017
On February 27-28, the Valdai Discussion Club, in partnership with the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, held a conference, titled “The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?”

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Jon Alterman on the Spread of Information in Developing Democracies
22.03.2017
Jon Alterman, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, Director of Middle East Program at the Center of Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), talks about the United

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Nabil Fahmy on Key Priorities of Egypt's Foreign Policy
20.03.2017
According to Nabil Fahmy, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt (2013-2014),Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, American University in Cairo, Egypt had 2 revolutions in 3

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