Russia and the Middle East
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Center for analysis of the Greater Middle East conflicts

Yet, pulling the protagonists back from the brink without loss of face is a non-starter as long as both sides of the divide target absolute victory at whatever cost.
07 july 2017

The hottest events in the Middle East as well as within the USA - Russia - Middle East triangle are often being commented by Dr. Alexander Shumilin on request of the Bloomberg media corporation
25 march 2017

Dr. Alexander SHUMILIN to Bloomberg:

"Iran and Assad are openly opposed to Russias more flexible stance, which it sees as necessary to involve the U.S. and its allies in a post-war reconstruction and secure an exit strategy for its military campaign in Syria. This is a source of major tension, how to bring in the opposition forces without alienating Assad and Iran,
03 january 2017
The convergence between Putin and Erdogan resembles more of an attempt by two leaders, who have found themselves in a tight spot, to use each other in order to solve their own, quite large and even fundamental, problems.
08 august 2016
Moscows pragmatic approach to the Middle East is now being tested by the Syrian crisis
05 may 2016
A group of Russian deputies arrived in Damascus on the occasion of the so called "parlamentary elections". Does it mean Russia is tending to endorse this staged manipulation on the Assad's side?
01 january 1970
The outcome and concrete results of the Russian military involvement into the Syrian civil war are being discussed by the the Russian expert Alexander SHUMILIN and the Syrian opposition leader in Moscow Mahmud al-Hamzah
01 january 1970

The photograph shows Prof. Alexandr SHUMILIN with the former Secretary of State Dr. George P. Shultz.
03 august 2016
President of Emirates Policy Center Dr. Ebtesam al-Ketbi on Sunday received Head of the Center for Analysis of the Greater Middle East Conflicts Dr. Alexander Shumilin and briefed him on EPCs vision, achievements, activities and programs.
01 january 1970
What does Saudi Arabia's execution of Nimr al-Nimr say about the country's domestic politics and foreign policy? As Ken Pollack explains, the leadership in Riyadh sees a Middle East spiraling out of controlthat, combined with concerns about a general mobilization of the region's Shiites, difficulties in controlling international oil markets, and other dynamics, has caused the Saudis to overreact in different circumstances.
01 october 2016