P.R. Kumaraswamy: Russia Could Take the Lead In Finding Stable Middle East
P.R. Kumaraswamy, Professor at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), talks about the influence of external actors in the Middle East and why Russia could be
Nathalie Tocci: Security Becomes Major Concern of European Citizens
According to Nathalie Tocci, Special Adviser to EU HRVP Federica Mogherini, terrorist attacks in Europe increase the level of fear in society, but they also change Europeans’ hearts and minds about
Expert Discussion with Participation of Nathalie Tocci, Special Adviser to EU…
On May 23, 2017, the Valdai Discussion Club held an expert discussion with participation of Nathalie Tocci, Special Adviser to Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs
Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah: To Be Founders of New Economic Ways Is…
Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah, Supervisor General of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid, talks about his center's humanitarian operations and Saudi Arabia's efforts
Andrei Kortunov on Why Russia Could Play a Unique Role in Resolving…
Andrei Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council, talks about the Valdai Club’s Middle East conference, and why Russia could play a unique role in resolving the
Mahmoud Shoori: Iran is Interested in Cooperation with the Eurasian Economic…
According to Mahmoud Shoori, Senior Fellow at the Russian Studies Department at the Institute for Iran-Eurasia Studies, the Eurasian Economic Union is the only organization that truly develops
Mark Katz: Trump Has Not Brought Anything to Make Middle East Deal More Likely
Mark Katz, Professor at the George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government, the Saudi-Iranian rivalry in the Middle East, which overlaps with the Sunni-Shia divide, makes it very
Sun Changdong: Russian-Chinese Economic Relations Have Great Potential
According to Professor Sun Changdong, deputy director of the Institute for Social Development of the countries of Europe and Asia, the Research Center for Development of the State Council of the PRC,
Kazem Sajjadpour: Iran-Russia Relations Are Evolving in Different Areas
According to Kazem Sajjadpour, President of the Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), Ambassador and Chargé d'Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United
Nourhan El-Sheikh: Trump Will Try to Maintain Obama’s Hold on Middle East
Nourhan El-Sheikh, Professor of Political Science at Cairo University, talks about the Valdai Club’s Middle East conference and how it is unlike many other conferences on the region in its breadth
Dino Patti Jalal: Indonesia Can Be the Great Power of Asia if it Has Clear…
According to Dino Patti Djalal, founder of the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia, the country can become the great power of Asia only if has clear international strategy. Indonesia has strong and
Meeting with OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier
On April 25, 2017, the Valdai Discussion Club experts met with Mr. Lamberto Zannier, OSCE Secretary General.