Author: Dr. Omid Shokri Kalehsar

Dr. Omid Shokri Kalehsar

Omid Shokri Kalehsar is a Washington-based Senior Energy Diplomacy, Energy Security Analyst, and also analyst at Gulf State Analytics (GSA), currently serving as a Visiting Research Scholar in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. Omid holds a PhD in International Relations. His primary research interest lies in Energy diplomacy, U.S. energy policy, geopolitics of energy, Iran-Turkey relations and Iran-Russia relations. Author of : “US Energy Diplomacy in the Caspian Sea Basin: Changing Trends Since 2001.” Follow him at @ushukrik, https://uskenergy.com/

Iran

Iran’s Electric Grid is Falling Apart

Energy Policy

Global warming and climate change have directly impacted energy consumption in many countries. Due to...

KSA

A Relationship in Flux: Can Turkey and Saudi Arabia Stabilize Relations?

Geopolitics

Over the last few weeks, there have been attempts among regional powers in the Middle...

Iran

Iran’s Nuclear Program Might Not Be Worth the Cost

Politics & Governance

The progress of Iran’s nuclear program over the past five years has been difficult for...

Iran

Why Iran’s Sixth Development Plan Failed

Economy & Innovation

Following the end of the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranian majlis (parliament) has approved, implemented, and...

Qatar

A Rising Role: Qatar and its Competition in the Global Helium Market

Energy Policy

Thanks to Qatar’s increased production of helium and massive reserves in the North Dome field,...

KSA

Will Riyadh’s Newest Economic Project Save the Saudi Economy?

Economy & Innovation

2020 has been a difficult year for the Gulf. All members of the Gulf Cooperation...

Iran

The Future of the U.S. Maximum Pressure Campaign on Iran under Biden

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Aiming to force the Iranian regime to negotiate its regional policies, the United States withdrew...

Iran

U.S. Presidential Election and Iran Oil Export

U.S. – Gulf Policy

The upcoming U.S. presidential election presents a major political challenge for Iran’s economy, especially its...

UAE

Energy Dimension of UAE-Israel Historical Deal

Energy Policy

In August 2020 the UAE became the third Arab country to normalize relations with Israel...

KSA

Present and Potential Dynamics of China’s Energy Policy with Tehran and R...

Energy Policy

The continuation of sanctions and the reduction of Iran’s oil share in the world market...

Qatar

Changing Energy Market Poses Threat to Qatar’s Dominance

Energy Policy

With rising competition and innovation in the global energy sector, major gas producers across the...

Iran

Challenges Facing Iran in Natural Gas Exports During the Post-Coronavirus E...

Energy Policy

The global gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) market is currently witnessing an increase in...

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