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Lowdown: Making Sense of Russia's Syria Strategy

Russians are once again proving to be cold-blooded strategists. The Kremlin’s recent move in Syria has caught off guard not only ISIS, but also most Western intelligence services and analysts. Russia’s ability to alter the strategic situation on the ground with minimum efforts and maximum maskirovka deserves appreciation. However, Moscow fights ISIS not out of noble consideration. It is a practical issue of Russian national security.

13-10-2015 admin 2220 0

Analyst: Russian encouraged to go to a real fight against terrorism

Speaking at the UN General Assembly, the Russian leader Vladimir Putin has called for an international anti-terrorist coalition and to go to the fight against terrorism from its imitation.

01-10-2015 admin 2150 0

Elena Larina. The engineers of chaos: why the terrorist attack in Paris has made the security agents

In recent months, in electronic and print media far more reports about the connection of ISIS with the United States and its allies. In fact the vast majority of these publications are volleys of propaganda war. Perhaps the most striking example of such revelations have become popular around the entire world Internet materials allegedly from Snowden documents. We quickly learned that this was deliberate misinformation.

25-01-2015 admin 2204 0

Will the economic downturn on the Russian influence in the middle East region?
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

In recent times there is growing evidence that heavy economic situation in Russia will limit its influence in the middle East in the short to medium term. This is partly due to economic constraints, however, there is another important aspect that is hard to put into words: the changing perception of Russia as a global player. However, the main instrument of its influence in the region depends on the economic situation and does not lose its effectiveness.

22-01-2015 admin 1527 0

Saudi Arabia is on the verge of great upheaval
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz is in a deep coma and in the opinion of the best specialists of the world is unlikely to come out of it. The sharp deterioration in the health of the king have waded into the controversy on the candidacy of his successor and the future of the whole country and even the entire Gulf region. And now these problems arose very sharply increased the likelihood that in 2015 to power in this country will come a new king. However it is still an ongoing debate on the question of who exactly will become the heir of the current monarch.

13-01-2015 admin 1747 0

About some new element of the strategy of Washington in the middle East
Проект: Great Arab Revolution

After successful military operations in the Syrian army USA chose a new tactic, which should help to gain time and to adjust the methods of warfare, supplying weapons, providing political, financial and media support to fighters.

30-12-2014 admin 1553 0

The calm before the storm: Why volatility precedes stability, and Vice versa
Проект: Causes and nature of the current crisis

In early 2011, when the Middle East has spread a wave of protests, the Assad regime in Syria was immune to these events. After receiving the reins from his father, Hafez, who was thirty years in power, Assad confidently led the country over the past 10 years. Many experts thought that a strong Syrian political regime, characterized by tight controls over society and the economy, will surely overcome the period of "Arab spring". In comparison with the neighboring country, Lebanon, Syria looked much more stable. The civil war lasted in Lebanon during the 70-ies and 80-ies, and the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005 had plunged the country into even deeper chaos.

22-12-2014 admin 2423 0

The context of the events around Egypt
Проект: Great Arab Revolution

The events of recent weeks make it possible to talk about the likely expansion of the zone of tension in the middle East and the inclusion of Egypt. So, on November 14, Arab media outlets reported that a video message of the leader operating in the Sinai Salafist terrorist group "Ansar Beit al-Maqdis". In the video States that the group swears allegiance to ISIS and its leader al-Baghdadi [1]. It is noteworthy that victims groups, according to Lebanese publication "Middle East Panorama", a majority of the Egyptian police and military.

15-12-2014 admin 2369 0

Analysts of the U.S. on OPEC decision: "the Canary in the mine sensed something was wrong"
Проект: Markets: estimates and projections

The OPEC decision not to cut production, leaving the market a surplus of supply of oil, could trigger a wave of defaults in the US, not only shale players but also major financial institutions that have invested in securities of energy companies, American analysts warn.

30-11-2014 admin 1719 0

Who needs your gold?
Проект: Markets: estimates and projections

Terrorists from the "Islamic state" in Syria and Iraq are going to introduce gold dinars. The Bank of Russia is actively buying gold, and in Switzerland, some politicians want to ban the Central Bank to sell its reserves. And yet, gold has no "cash" of the future.

22-11-2014 admin 1762 0

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