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Discomfort zones: a truce or partition Syria into spheres of influence?
Проект: Civil war in Syria: preliminary conclusions and lessons

Russia, Turkey and Iran are preparing to sign a deal on the division of Syria into informal zones of influence, reported Reuters.

31-12-2016 admin 2208 0

Pressure on Tehran must also have red lines

Orientalist Igor Pankratenko believes that the Republican elite, there is now a clear understanding that pressure on Iran will not lead to positive results.

02-12-2016 Pankratenko Igor N. 1471 0

The statement by Khamenei on the US is a step ahead of the curve

After the statements of newly elected President Donald trump on Iran, the Iranians tried to pretend that it doesn't move them, but nonetheless, a wariness of his statement still caused.

29-11-2016 Pankratenko Igor N. 1375 0

Shiite militias in the Syrian war: the Iranian factor
Проект: Civil war in Syria: preliminary conclusions and lessons

The territory of the Middle East remains, as in ancient times, the arena of confrontation. Where once led into battle their armies of Darius and Alexander the great were together in brutal combat the soldiers of Rome and Parthia, where the troops of the Prophet Mohammed fought against the Byzantines, and later fought against each other, the crusaders and the soldiers of Salah al-DIN – all these lands to once again represent the battlefield is not only the main powers in the region, but also the leading countries in international relations. The only difference is that Arsenal struggle has expanded considerably and includes in addition to the military and even diplomatic, political, economic, and informational tools.

02-11-2016 admin 7756 0

Transnational Islamism as the source of terrorism

Initially, when writing this article I would like to mention and remind that the main real danger for Russia of the early twentieth century A. E. Snesarev still not considered German military power, and not the semi-mythical "yellow peril" and "the forces of evil and terror" destroy the Fatherland from within. For several years Colonel of the Russian General staff explained from the pages of "voice of Truth" the government and the society the truth that "terrorism is the principle characteristic of the social-revolutionaries" and that they, under the slogan "liberation struggle" and the Communist phraseology actually mean only the seizure of power.

15-10-2016 admin 2853 0

Iranian mine type "Claymore" sappers squad Nasr AZ Goiter"
Проект: Equipment and armament: yesterday, today and prospect

American Claymore directional fragmentation M-18 "Clamor" ("Claymore") after use in the Vietnam war (1964-75 years), was quickly copied by other States.

29-09-2016 Valetskiy Oleg 3001 0

Military review. Developments in the field of defence and security in the media. Media monitoring during the week from 19 to 25 September 2016

Russia will not allow US to lower the nuclear shield of the DPRK; five radar stations "Nebo-U" deployed in the North-West of Russia; the new infantry division will form near Rostov by December; two frigates of project "Gepard 3.9" be delivered to the customer in 2017; "Armat" received protection from uranium weapons; the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation in 2017 will receive the first fully produced night-vision goggles; for a fighter PAK FA made the first batch of shells, Kalashnikov said about his battle robot; the Pentagon will provide $147 million for the development of hypersonic technologies; Russian flamethrower system get the latest long-range missiles; new Russian helicopter - jammer "Lever - AVM" was released on state tests; the Crimean bridge will protect underwater drones; Kazakhstan and Britain will cooperate in military-technical sphere; Saab received an export order for the supply of SAM RBS-70 NG; the U.S. Congress approved in rates of lethal weapons to Ukraine.About these and other developments in the monitoring of the media during the week from 19 to 25. 09. 2016.

26-09-2016 admin 2057 0

Or the Shah dies, or donkey will die

The international community to the DPRK issue" refers to the principle of "either Shah dies, or donkey will die," that is, waiting for it by itself will resolve, says Igor Pankratenko.

24-09-2016 Pankratenko Igor N. 2292 0

Media: Saudi Arabia and Iran are on the brink of war

The spat between Iran and Saudi Arabia have reached a critical point. Cause a serious worsening of relations was preventing the Iranian Muslims to the Hajj, reports Islam Today , citing foreign media.

23-09-2016 admin 1969 0

Tehran-16. Who is the favorite in the game of chess the Russian and Iranian oil?
Проект: Markets: estimates and projections

Already at least six months, the largest Russian oil and gas companies every month regularly visit Iranian energy companies in search of lucrative contracts. One of the first and probably the most persistent was "LUKOIL". As found by the life company Vagit Alekperov in one step from obtaining the right to develop two of the Persian fields. But Iran plays his game, which is not too beneficial to the Russian side...

22-09-2016 Pankratenko Igor N. 1773 0

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