Began repartition of the African continent and the chain revolution in the Arab-Islamic world, comparable in importance only to that of the collapse of the USSR and the "socialist system" - no wonder the US president likened these events "with the fall of the Berlin Wall." Naturally, the revolutionary process has generated a lot of questions that tries to answer analytical community.
For many months the world's attention riveted on the violent events that occur in the middle East. What are the roots and causes of the protests of the Arab spring that led to fundamental changes in a number of countries?
08-08-2012 admin 3129 0
7 June Moscow clearly indicated to NATO that any military intervention in Syria without a UN mandate would be considered as casus belli (a legal term meaning "cause for war". - Ed.). To confirm the seriousness said, the strategic Missile forces conducted a test firing: fired missiles "Topol" from the Astrakhan region and the "Bulava" from the submarine in the White sea. Residents of Armenia and Israel saw the characteristic tail of the rocket in the sky and decided that it was flying unidentified flying object (details here).
Recently, us President Barack Obama has extended its sanctions against Syria due to the fact that Damascus "continues to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy and the U.S. economy." At the same time, some experts believe the sanctions are ineffective, as many countries to them never joined, and also argue that they are disadvantageous for Europe.
14-05-2012 admin 2294 0
What is happening in Syria and around Iran's nuclear program is a logical continuation of the so-called "Arab spring". At the same time, along with the communities, "Syrian" processes have features that distinguish them from what had taken place during the victorious March of the Arab revolution. Also note that conventionally, the second stage can be traced most clearly the motivations of the major geopolitical actors in the middle East. It is known that they are not officially publicized and it is only the struggle for human rights and political freedoms. However, comparative analysis is, perhaps, allows us to draw some conclusions.
One of the most notable recent developments around Syria was a certain shift in Russia's position. It is known that Syria is an important Russian foreign policy importance in the middle East.
14-03-2012 admin 2333 0