Syria Will Not Liberate the Occupied Golan for Decades to Come
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Syria Will Not Liberate the Occupied Golan for Decades to Come

The Syrian state will not be in a position to liberate the occupied Golan for decades to come. US President Donald Trump made a giftof the territory to Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu last month. The move was Trump’s support for Netanyahu’s domestic election campaign; Netanyahu is facing severe accusationsof bribery and corruption. No government in Damascus can…

Initial Thoughts About the First Round of the Ukrainian Presidential Election
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Initial Thoughts About the First Round of the Ukrainian Presidential Election

The first round of the Presidential election in the Ukraine took place on April Fool’s Day and it could be tempting to dismiss it all like a big farce which, of course, it was, but, we should not overlook the fact that some very interesting and important events have just taken place. I won’t discuss…

Russia Might End Up Being the Winner of the South Asian Space Race
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Russia Might End Up Being the Winner of the South Asian Space Race

India surprised the world when it announced the first-ever successful completion of its anti-satellite missile test following reports that it first failed to pull off this impressive feat in February. Responsible members of the international community immediately voiced concern about the implications that this development could have for regional strategic security vis-à-vis Pakistan and its…

Putin-Erdogan Summit: What’s Next for the Two Great Powers?
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Putin-Erdogan Summit: What’s Next for the Two Great Powers?

Turkish President Erdogan’s visit to Russia next week will see the two Great Powers take their strategic partnership to the next level in an increasingly multipolar and complex world. The Turkish leader will arrive in the Russian capital next Monday on 8 April for the upcoming session of the High-Level Russian-Turkish Cooperation Council, which is an…