Maxim Egorov

Donald Trump’s Approach to the Middle E...

453423423412Donald Trump’s inauguration was accompanied by an array of scandals that were staged by the opponents of the new US President. However, Trump’s problems don’t stop there, since he’s got a number of foreign policy challenges at hand…

Iran and Sanctions: What is Wrong?

435234234234

After the problems with the Iranian nuclear program (INP) had been solved, Iran’s path to liberation from sanctions proved to be long and challenging. After the well-known agreement between the six global powers with Tehran…

Has JASTA Become the Deal Breaker in Saudi-US...

4523423423424The unanimous adoption of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) by the US House of Representatives on September 9 resulted in a massive diplomatic row between the US and Saudi Arabia. For sure, this latest episode…

Libya: the Two Realities

345345234234234At the moment, when the whole world’s attention is drawn to the highly difficult situation in Syria, to the US and Russian efforts to work out a ceasefire agreement and to the joint fight against ISIL, the situation in Libya, another State ruined by the efforts of Western countries…

The Libyan Dilemma

54543535345Giving an interview to the Russian News Agency Sputnik on September 5, Supreme Commander-in-chief of Libyan armed forces General Khalifa Haftar criticized the anti-ISIS airstrikes launched by the US air forces in the area of…

The Libyan Entanglement

1014746701

Speaking on June 1 in Elkhart, Indiana, US President Barack Obama repeated his earlier admission that he still considered the military intervention in Libya to be one of his greatest errors in foreign affairs. This time however, he…

Instigators of the Syrian Conflict Have Made ...

4353453434534

The UN Security Council on February 20 found itself unable to reach an agreement on a Russian resolution draft that urges all parties to ensure the preservation of Syria’s territorial integrity. It would seem very…

Middle East: The Game of Death is Getting Cru...

34545345345Looking at numerous and often contradicting statements that world leaders make about the ongoing conflict in Syria and the fight against ISIL sometimes even an experienced analyst would struggle to discern what is really happening in the Middle East…

The Bleeding Wounds of Yemen

3423423423On December 1 acting President of Yemen Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi made a number of new appointments in his cabinet. Brigadier General Hussein Arab was appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister. Foreign Minister Riad Yassin was replaced with the more…

Russia’s National Interests in the Midd...

3705144_2880432The death of Yevgeny Primakov, a remarkable Russian statesman of the second half of the twentieth century, has marked the end of an era in Russian Oriental studies. Therefore, a question on how Russia should move forward within the so-called…

Middle East: Conceptual Dead-end of the US St...

434241111In recent decades, the US Middle East policy, according to Henry Kissinger, has been based on three pillars: ensuring the security of Israel as a major ally of Washington in the Middle East, preventing the emergence in the Middle East geopolitical space…

Big Terror is Back to Saudi Arabia

S8343222
A terrorist attack in the village of El-Kadih near the Shia enclave of Qatif in the Eastern Province of Saudi…

×
Please select digest to download:
×