Policy of the Soviet Union – Russia in Asia Pacific and in the conflict over the islands of the South China Sea

Soviet period The role of the Soviet Union/Russia in conflicts, occurring in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, including  the South…

The Israeli elections, Netanyahu and the Iranian factor

Knesset dissolved On the evening of October 16, after convening for its winter session, the 18th, Israel’s Knesset finally voted…

The “Islamic Quartet” and Syria

Mursi’s new regional aspirations At the Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit held in Mecca in mid-August, Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi…

Syria and the “real” French policy


To achieve its Middle East ambitions, Paris has apparently decided to take full advantage of its chairmanship of the UN Security Council. On July 30, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that as soon as his country takes the presidency in the UN Security Council on August 1, it intends to call for an emergency ministerial Security Council meeting on the ongoing armed conflict in Syria in order to “try to stop the massacres and prepare a political transition.” It seems that pride of…

Iran’s prospects for normalizing relations with Egypt

Iran is making no secret of its satisfaction with the election of Mohammed Mursi, the candidate of the political wing…

China and South-East Asia. Part 3

Threats to regional security China’s offensive policy obviously has a very negative impact on security in the region and, above…

China and South-East Asia. Part 2

The post-colonial period Everything in China’s expansion to the south and south-west changed again after the Second World War and…

China and South-East Asia. Part 1

A historical perspective Russia at present is cooperating more and more closely with China: We have many things in common…

Who Will Come after the Exodus?

On the morning of Sunday, December 18, 2011, the last 500 American troops crossed the border into Kuwait after the…

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