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The Montreux Convention and the Russia-Ukraine War

Read: Comparing Russian Military Interventions in Syria and Ukraine Is Misguided Russia’s military attack on Ukraine and the Montreux Convention In order for the provisions of the Montreux Convention to go into effect, especially for Turkey to start using its powers and responsibilities, a “war” situation must exist.
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The GCC States’ Russian Dilemma

“Moscow has increasingly embedded itself in the Middle East region, in Syria, Libya and through OPEC+ so that none of the GCC states wants to spoil the relations with Russia,” said Nikolay Kozhanov, associate professor at Qatar University’s Gulf Studies Program, to Politics Today.
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What Awaits Lebanon Following Hariri’s Step-down from Politics

It appears that the Lebanese Sunni leaders understand that now is not the time for petty politics amongst them, especially during an extremely sensitive phase where Iran sits and negotiates with the United States in Vienna not only regarding its nuclear program but also its influence in the region, and while the world is starting to show signs of reconsideration of policies towards the Syrian regime, despite its track record of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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Are China and Russia Near a Full-Blown Alliance?

From Syria in the Middle East, to Venezuela in South America to Mali in West Africa and beyond, Russia’s military influence has increased to the extent that, in September 2021, Moscow signed military cooperation agreements with Africa’s two most populous nations, Nigeria and Ethiopia, challenging the traditional dominance of the US and France on the African continent.