Author: Dr. Mohammad Salami

Dr. Mohammad Salami holds a Ph.D. in International Relations. He is a specialist in Middle Eastern policy, particularly in Syria, Iran, Yemen, and the Persian Gulf region. His areas of expertise include politics and governance, security, and counterterrorism. He writes as an analyst and columnist in various media outlets. Follow him on Twitter: @moh_salami

KSA

Not an Act: How Saudi Arabia’s Film Industry Embodies its Modernization E...

Politics & Governance

Over the past decade, Saudi Arabia has invested heavily in its entertainment sector, which holds...

Iran

Salman Rushdie and the Ideological Divide in Iran

Politics & Governance

In February 1989, five months after Salman Rushdie published his polarizing fourth novel “The Satanic...

Iran

Iran-Pakistan Relations: Hopes and Fears

Geopolitics

Following the forced removal of former Prime Minister Imran Khan by the Pakistani parliament and...

KSA

The State of Saudi-Pakistani Relations after the Rise of Shehbaz Sharif

Geopolitics

Last month, amid political unrest and allegations of foreign interference, Pakistan witnessed the ouster of...

Iran

Iranian Gas Will Not Replace Russian Gas Exports to Europe

Energy Policy

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has met with global opposition, prompting a wave of energy, financial,...

Iran

What the West Can Expect of Iranian Foreign Policy in 2022

Geopolitics

Iran’s foreign policy in 2022 will aim at securing several general objectives. The country will...

Iran

Raisi’s Pivot to East Policy: An Inefficient Lever Against the U.S.

“We will not tie the economic and living conditions of the people to the negotiations...

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