Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin announced that his company signed a roadmap to invest the mind-numbingly large sum of $30 billion in the Iranian energy sector.
‘The Others’ Alliances
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu just went on his first-ever visit to “Israel”. Although serving in his capacity as Russia’s top military leader for almost five years now, Shoigu hadn’t once set foot in “Israel” until now. He arrived on the same day that a Syrian anti-aircraft missile system was […]
Providing the Hybrid War-victimized population with a full belly and reliable access to basic commodities might be all that’s needed to turn the tide against the regime change movement and stabilize the beleaguered country.
Riyadh might follow Moscow’s lead in charting a “compromise solution” in Yemen modelled off of Syria’s Astana Peace Process in order to shape the conditions for a “face-saving” withdraw.
What is possible is a Saudi-Iranian mutual accommodation, which would be useful for calming some of the ‘hotspots’ – similar to what happened in the case of the Taif accord ending the civil war in Lebanon.
The late Uzbekistani President was ill-equipped for adapting to the New Silk Road Century that China is pioneering through its One Belt One Road vision.
The international and domestic dimensions of Saudi Arabia’s grand strategic shifts are expected to have game-changing implications in altering the global dynamics of the New Cold War.
Moscow steadily works to replace the leadership void that the US is leaving in the “Greater Middle East”.
So long as China can succeed in preserving the EU’s consumer market strength, Beijing won’t have much to worry about its long-term strategy for Eurasia.
It’s very unlikely that Turkey would risk its relations with the US to buy Russian anti-aircraft missiles just to guard against non-existent threat.
Russia endeavors to be the supreme balancing force in 21st-century Eurasia, seeking to “wipe the slate clean” in its relations with non-traditionl partners.
Brick by BRICS: The roadmap for cooperation in the wider ‘global east’ all leads to One Belt–One Road
BRICS, the EAEU and SCO are ultimately all best served to hasten the development of smooth and frequent trade between all member states of each body.